Job Posting 74658

Coordinator, Payroll & Benefits
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
620 Royal Avenue, New Westminster
closing today (Sun, 19 Sep)
full time  •  Under review, includes benefits


Position Title:                      Coordinator, Payroll & Benefits

Location:                              New Westminster YMCA (620 Royal Avenue, New Westminster)


Terms:                                  Permanent, Full-Time

Hours of Work:                    35 hours per week

Start Date:                            As soon as possible


Salary:                                  Under review, includes benefits

Reports to:                           Manager, Payroll & Benefits



The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, by nurturing the potential of children, teens & young adults, promoting healthy lifestyles, fostering a sense of social responsibility and delivering lasting personal & social change. We are building a community in which a generation of children and families reach their full potential. Our values guide our decisionā€making and behaviour—we do the right thing, put people first, keep our promises and lead by example.


For over 130 years, we have been part of the community, a place where people of every age and background find the support they need to grow in spirit, mind and body. One of the Lower Mainland’s leading charities, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides services in health, fitness & aquatics, child care, camping, employment & community services to over 120,000 participants annually.


Nature & Scope:

The Payroll & Benefits Coordinator is responsible for the accurate, timely processing of bi-weekly payroll and benefits administration, ensuring legislative compliance and maintaining personnel records at the YMCA of Greater Vancouver. Reporting to the Manager, Payroll & Benefits, the coordinator manages procedures related to the day-to-day payroll duties, provides exceptional customer service to internal and external stakeholders, and responds to inquiries and/or escalates as required.


The YMCA of Greater Vancouver currently uses ADP Workforce Now and processes bi-weekly payrolls serving upwards of 1,100 salaried, daily, and hourly paid staff.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Sets up new hires, terminations, seasonal layoffs, and updates employee maintenance files through the ADP payroll system
  • Supports manager and team members in processing the payment of employees through ADP
  • Maintains secure and confidential personnel files and reports
  • Communicates with and ensures the timely enrolment and administration of employees for group benefits and/or the pension plan
  • Processes and remits employee deductions including benefit premiums, union dues, and garnishments
  • Assists in month-end procedures and payroll general ledger account reconciliation
  • Produces various management reports as required
  • Ensures adherence to all YMCA policies and procedures, collective agreements, and relevant federal and provincial legislation



  • University degree or college diploma in a related field
  • Minimum two years of related experience
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now is an asset
  • Knowledge of benefits, payroll and compensation systems
  • Canadian Payroll Association – Payroll Compliance Practitioner certification
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Records Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date


In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies:

Leading Self

  • Evolve in Professional Capability – Commit to being better
  • Achieve Excellence and Authenticity – Show up with the best version of you

Leading Others

  • Develop the Potential in Others – Help people grow and lead
  • Create a Culture of Connection – Build bridges between people and partners

Leading Mission

  • Think and Act Strategically – Make good decisions and act on them
  • Make an Intentional Impact – Advance the strength and cause of the Y

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