Payroll Clerk

Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #120
Monday, July 31, 2023
RAM is a technical consultancy providing Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering and Advisory services across Canada. RAM is searching for a motivated and experienced individual in Vancouver, BC. The successful candidate will be an individual that enjoys a challenging, professional, and dynamic workplace and contributing to the success of a hardworking team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurately calculate and process employees' salaries, wages, bonuses, commissions, and deductions based on approved timesheets, attendance records, and other relevant data.

  • Track and record overtime, paid time off, sick leave, and other absences for employees in compliance with British Columbia's labor laws and company policies.

  • Enter payroll-related information into the company's payroll system or software, ensuring that all details are entered correctly and promptly.

  • Process and verify employee expense reports related to project travel, client meetings, and other business expenses, ensuring compliance with expense reimbursement policies.

  • Accurately calculate and deduct payroll taxes, retirement contributions, and other authorized deductions, considering any specific industry related deductions or tax benefits.

  • Collaborate with project managers and team leads to obtain accurate time records for billable and non-billable hours worked on various projects.

  • Process and verify employee expense reports related to project travel, client meetings, and other business expenses, ensuring compliance with expense reimbursement policies.

  • Stay updated on industry-specific labor laws, industry standards, and payroll best practices to ensure full compliance with all relevant regulations.

  • Allocate labor costs accurately to different projects for billing purposes, maintaining precise project cost accounting records.

  • Maintain organized and confidential payroll records, employee data, project details, and other relevant documentation for audits and reporting.

  • Collaborate with HR to process payroll for new hires, including setting up payroll accounts and processing exit payroll for terminated employees.

  • Utilize specialized industry software or tools for project tracking, billing, and payroll processing, ensuring data accuracy and security.

  • Investigate and resolve any discrepancies in payroll.

Ideal Candidate Requirements:  

  • A diploma or equivalent in Human Resources or Payroll is considered an asset.

  • Previous experience as a Payroll Clerk in an engineering consulting firm or a similar industry is highly preferred.

  • Working towards or having a PCP is an asset.

  • Having experience with Ceridian/Dayforce is considered an asset.

  • Proficiency in using payroll software and MS Office applications, especially Excel.

  • Excellent communication skills to interact with all professionals and resolve payroll-related inquiries.

  • Strong problem-solving skills to address payroll discrepancies and resolve issues efficiently while adhering to legal requirements.

  • Someone that takes the initiative and actively contributes to the company’s success, employee satisfaction.

  • Excellent time management skill is highly important.

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with the utmost discretion and professionalism.

Why You Should Join RAM 
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Career Planning
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • RAM Intramural teams
  • Office Social Hours
  • Business Casual Environment
  • Quarterly Office Events
  • Office Potlucks
  • Community Involvement Days
  • Quarterly Goal Setting
  • Annual Performance and Salary Reviews

For five consecutive years, RAM has made Canadian Business and Maclean’s Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500 profiles the country’s most successful growing businesses.

We encourage applications from all qualified individuals. If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your professional career, please send your resume in confidence to RAM is committed to employment equity and hires based on merit. 


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Other details

  • Job Family RAM
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada