Payroll & Benefits Coordinator

Schedule: Full-time | Location: Victoria (800 Viewfield Rd.) 

As a member of the Finance Team, the Payroll & Benefits Coordinator is responsible for the accurate processing of the Company’s payroll, administration of the benefits program as well as other accounting support as required.

Come work with an established and vibrant company with its roots on Vancouver Island and its vision in the workplace of the future! Monk Office is an award-winning Office Outfitter and committed to our community and the environment.

The Monk Office Difference:

  • Competitive salary & benefits package. Benefits include: medicine, vision and dental care, counselling, massage and more!
  • Environmentally conscious business practices. Feel good about where you work!
  • Discounted bus passes. Spend less on your commute!
  • Discount pricing on purchases at both Monk Office and Island Blue Art & Framing! From pens, to art supplies to furniture – we’ve got you!
  • $25 credit for back-to-school supplies for children of employees. Take some of the stress off every year and focus on the excitement!
  • Career development opportunities. We want you to grow with us!
  • Company events and an active social committee. Work can be fun!
  • Volunteer time-off during work hours. Do something good, on us!
  • Cash Employee Referral Program. Get rewarded when you refer a successful candidate!
  • Friendly & fun atmosphere with a team that respects our community & environment.

What you will bring:


  • A secondary level education in payroll training an asset


  • Excellent accounting / number and computer skills
  • An eye for detail, accuracy and deadlines; follow-up and follow-through are important
  • Professionalism and strong customer service, written and verbal communications skills
  • Project work and change implementation as asset
  • A team player, with a “can-do” attitude
  • High energy and desire to contribute to the business
  • High level of confidentiality


  • At least 2 years’ experience in payroll or accounting
  • Payworks experience an asset

What you will do:

  • All aspects of company payroll – ensure electronic timesheets are complete, liaise with Team Leaders, Team Members, and external entities, payroll reporting, etc.
  • All aspects of benefits administration including enrolling eligible employees, making appropriate deductions from payroll for premiums, being an informational resource for staff, participating in benefits plan renewals with our provider
  • File, compile and distribute reports
  • Conduct accurate research and calculation into final pay requirements, create ROEs, track Team Member additions and departures to determine retention rates
  • Oversee the verification of our New Team Member kit which includes training and orientation materials for all new employees
  • Commission calculations
  • Managing Time off spreadsheets and tracking as required
  • Development and preparation of key HR reporting, such as team member turnover, sick tracking and scheduling of performance reviews
  • Administer MSP and benefit plan, enroll new team members on the BC Transit Pro Pass
  • Keep payroll manual up to date
  • Assist in identifying and implementing opportunities for efficiencies
  • Complete accounting functions such as monitoring cash deposits, summarizing sales, summarizing paid-outs, inventory reporting, processing journal entries, verifying bank transactions Calculate and reconcile WCB premiums
  • Assist with other duties, projects and assignments as required

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Thank you to all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.