• Location: Vaughan, Ontario
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #14842
  • Salary: CA$55,000.00

           Bilingual Benefits Specialist

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Bilingual Benefits Administrator to join our team at our Vaughan Head Office. The Benefits Administrator will be responsible for day-to-day administration of various company benefits programs, including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, retirement plans, and other employee benefits. This role will also manage leave of absence policies and programs and provide guidance and support to employees and leaders on various benefit programs, acting as liaison between employees and carriers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administration of benefits and group retirement savings plans, including RRSP, DPSP, and pensions, including enrollments, changes, and terminations
  • Liaising with benefit vendors for claims management
  • Serving as the first point of contact for company-wide benefit and pension-related inquiries, specifically for the French divisions
  • Conducting monthly benefit and pension audits to ensure accuracy of enrollments, changes, and/or terminations
  • Working to streamline processes
  • Reviewing, reconciling, and making payments of monthly invoicing
  • Liaising with payroll for integration and maintenance of transmission files (relating to benefits)
  • Providing translation support to the Disability Team with respect to leaves of absence such as Pregnancy, Parental, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Knowledge of Collective Agreements and how to apply to the company’s benefits program
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies:

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field or an approved equivalency
  • Three to four years of experience in a Benefits Administrator role
  • GBA and/or CEBS designation is an asset
  • Knowledge of Employee Benefits, Pension, Payroll, and Accounting procedures and practices is required
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Outlook required
  • Knowledge and understanding and ability to apply collective agreements as they pertain to pension and benefits
  • The ability to meet strict deadlines, work under pressure, and in a fast-paced environment that is subject to change with minimal notice
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of HRIS systems, preferably Workday
  • Demonstrated knowledge of payroll and provincial tax laws required and ability to stay current on legislation changes
  • Ability to prioritize, handle multiple priorities, and maintain the highest level of confidentiality
  • Strong time management and communication skills coupled with the ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds, and perspectives to apply. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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