Payroll and Benefits Administrator

PayrollRemote, Vernon, BC


Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Remote / Hybrid

Role Description


The Payroll & Benefits Administrator is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of Payroll and Benefits following Employment Standards and Kal Tire policy providing First Class Customer Service to Kal Tire Locations, External and Internal Customers.


Core Responsibilities



  • In a 2 week period, process 1 bi-weekly Payroll (on cycle) and 2 off-cycles, which include: 
  • Compute and deduct statutory deductions such as Income Tax, EI and CPP.
  • Bonus and Commission payments.
  • Set up additional pays and deductions.
  • Process retroactive payments, earnings, and deductions.
  • Process manual and electronic ROE’s.
  • Process Vacation pay outs.
  • Provide Payroll for multiple Kal Tire companies as well as Associate locations. 
  • Process hires, terminations, leaves, layoffs, and job changes, including rates and transfers.
  • Process garnishments.
  • Follow Union Contracts and process deductions, including union dues, initiation fees, housing allowance.
  • Reprocess stale dated cheques.
  • Set up, maintain, and process staff account deductions
  • Provide reporting to Kal Tire locations, internal departments, and external organizations such as CRA, Service Canada.
  • Quinyx problem solving – working with the locations
  • Print and “stuff” pay statements



  • Perform routine Benefit and Payroll audits.
  • Monitor probationary benefit periods and enroll, update, and terminate team member benefits on Canada Life and PeopleSoft as appropriate.



  • Process Recruitment Bounties.
  • Follow up with locations regarding missing or incomplete paperwork.
  • Process profit share bonuses, RRSP contributions and refunds as required.
  • Administer RRSP/DPSP program
  • Monitor Foreign Workers – temp SIN and Work Permit Information
  • Follow up on audits
  • Set up and change Team Member Tax and Direct Deposit Information as requested


Work Experience

  • Minimum 4 years’ payroll and benefits experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • High level of attention to detail.
  • A good working knowledge of Excel.
  • Experience with full feature Payroll software (PeopleSoft an advantage).



  • PCP certification or willingness to obtain.
What We Offer
  • The target salary range for this position is $60,400 to $68,000 per year based on experience
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • A group RRSP/DPSP matching program
  • Discount on tires and mechanical services
  • Flexible remote / hybrid work policy
  • Positive work culture, opportunities for growth and development, and work-life balance. Opportunities for professional development, such as training programs, mentorship, and tuition reimbursement.

Solving our customers’ automotive challenges and making a positive impact - It’s how we roll, and it’s been that way since Tom Foord opened the doors to Kal Tire in 1953 in beautiful Vernon, BC. Over the years, we’ve become a trusted partner for large and small industries and fleets across Canada. Our customers rely on our expertise, our make-it-happen approach to service, and our lineup of the most trusted tire brands in over 260 retail locations coast to coast. Kal Tire is also the largest truck re-treader in Canada, with 11 retread facilities across Canada and internationally, and has a state-of-the-art tire recycling facility in Chile, where 40% of the weight of scrap tires is recycled to return to mines as an alternative fuel. In addition, Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group is an international leader in mining tire service and supply, servicing more than 150 mine sites across five continents. Kal Tire offers a culture that fosters inclusion and respect. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices in compliance with the AODA and AMA. Accommodation requests can be made at any stage of the recruitment or employment process. Applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements known.