Human Resources Administrator


Food & Beverage


Prince Edward Island



Job Description:

We are looking for a highly motivated payroll professional with exceptional interpersonal skills to join our team as our Payroll & Human Resources Administrator. Reporting to the Controller/CFO, you will be accountable for ensuring the correct and timely processing of payroll, collecting timekeeping information, incorporating a variety of deductions into a periodic payroll, and issuing pay and pay related information to employees. The position will permanent full time and based in office (i.e., not remote).

  • Complete full cycle payroll processing for all employees and be the primary contact for all HR related functions  
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive personnel records  
  • Process adjustments to the payroll and obtaining approvals where required
  • Ensure the employee database is kept up to date with new hire information, terminations and employment changes
  • Maintain and update employee records in ADP Payroll system  
  • Prepare accounting journal entries relevant to payroll pay periods and departmental G/L Accounts  
  • Process Records of Employment  
  • Prepare formal communications to employees  
  • Administration of WCB and Group Plan benefits  
  • Process vacations, leaves, time off requests in a timely manner and with proper approval process
  • Prepare payroll reports for regular reporting and special requests / projects, as assigned
  • Perform requests, ensure materials are confidential and given only to authorized parties  
  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, and absenteeism rates  
  • Ensure the accuracy of payroll reports, time sheets, and spreadsheets  
  • Provide day-to-day support, coaching and guidance to employees on a variety of human resource matters; policy interpretations, performance management, employee engagement, communication, etc.
  • Track all training programs and employee participation (HR, Payroll, Benefits and Safety).
  •  Recommend, create and conduct company wide training as required and appropriate.
  • Consult with Managers to determine staffing requirements and position objectives.
  • Lead the full-cycle recruitment process, including but not limited to; posting jobs, screening, interviewing, reference checks, offer letter preparation, orientation, etc.
  • Participate in the Joint Health and Safety Committee meetings through preparing agendas, taking and transcribing minutes and posting communications.
  • Adhere to all applicable federal and provincial regulations and company policies  
  • Draft general forms, letters, reports, and memos as required
  • Other duties, relevant to the position, shall be assigned as required  ,including assisting with other accounting functions such as accounts payables / receivables, as time permits.

Job Requirements:

  • You have a Post-Secondary education (Certificate, Diploma or Degree) in Business Administration, Accounting or HR
  • CPHR designation is considered an asset
  • 3+ years' experience in a Payroll and/or HR position  
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CRA Payroll deduction calculations and PEI Employment Standards  
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationships  
  • Effective communication skills and ability to multi-task  
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now Employee Management and Payroll System, or ADP Pay@Work, is preferred  
  • Must be experienced in Microsoft Excel  
  • Must be dependable and punctual
  • A team player with positive outlook will adapt very well into this position
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English