Century Group

Payroll Partner (Temporary 24 Months)

13 March 2023

New Westminster, BC

A 2023 BC Top 100 Employer, Century Group is a family-owned, real estate development and property management company with a mission to curate places people love. Century Group's people are committed to building sustainable, thriving communities with diverse neighbourhoods. For 65 years, Century Group has built a portfolio of operating real estate assets and land, residential rental properties, seniors residences, hotels and restaurants, as well as commercial retail spaces with an emphasis on a mixed-use approach.

What can we offer you?

Century Group offers our team members a variety of benefits, including competitive salaries, health benefits which includes a healthcare spending account, maternity leave top-up program, matching pension plan (DCPP), and the ability to advance your career through training and development opportunities! As a part of Century Group, career growth opportunities are available across a diverse group of companies. Apply now to discover your next career move!

Role Summary

Reporting to the Director, Payroll Services, this position is responsible for processing payroll, fulfilling the reporting requirements of other departments and external parties, record keeping and the maintenance of the benefits administration and handling all payroll duties.  This role is also responsible for providing service to internal and external stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities

  1. As part of the payroll team, the Payroll and Benefits Partner (maternity leave coverage) will:
  2. Enter all information into systems to ensure payroll and benefits is completed accurately, on time, and in accordance with legislative and organisational requirements
  3. Maintain proper documentation to back up all payroll system entries for audit and record keeping purposes 
  4. Respond to all stakeholder inquiries regarding payroll & benefits
  5. Assist Director, Payroll Services with completion of all year-end/new year requirement
  6. Prepare and post all payroll journal entries including accruals
  7. Reconcile all payroll liability accounts
  8. Maintain proper documentation to back all accounting entries for audit and record keeping purposes
  9. Prepare and submit reporting to third parties including unions, Service Canada, WorkSafeBC and CRA 
  10. Maintain proper documentation to back up all payroll reporting work for audit and record keeping purposes
  11. Process Union payments and reports
  12. Provide backup and support for other team members

Education & Experience

  • High School Graduate
  • Minimum three years’ full-cycle Canadian payroll and benefits experience
  • PCP certification is required
  • Ceridian Dayforce experience is required
  • Additional education in Accounting, Human Resources, Benefits or other related fields considered an asset

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current payroll legislation
  • Strong customer service focus with the ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to detect errors and take corrective actions as required
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and meet department and individual deadlines
  • A self-starter with excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, and time management skills
  • Ability to set and adjust priorities frequently and accept numerous interruptions.



Century Group

Century Group

A fast-growing real estate development company building communities that transform lives.