Coordinator, Payroll

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Ancaster, Hamilton, ON, Canada
  • Dec 08, 2021

Job Description

Additional Locations: N/A

Primary Locations: Ontario, Ancaster, 611 Tradewind Drive Suite 500, L9G 4V5 

Requisition ID: 160736

Position Overview

Due to continued growth we are looking for someone to join the team as a Payroll and Benefits Coordinator. In this role you will play a key role in the administration and communication for the payroll and benefits department. You will be the primary administrator of the various group benefit programs as well as play an integral role for all payroll queries and administration.

This role will be located in our corporate office in Ancaster Ontario, reporting to the Payroll and Benefit Manager.

Company Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited has been performing tree care and vegetation management services across Canada since 1930. With over 850 employees, we continuously pride ourselves on unmatched quality and safety. Davey Tree has numerous crews that are professionally trained to provide tree trimming and removal services to ensure the scope of this contracted work is completed safely, and well before any deadlines. Our relatable experiences and industries serviced include notably Utilities, Municipalities, Government, Rail, Commercial and Residential.

Job Duties

  • Processing new hires, employee changes, terminations, and transfers of salary and hourly employees.
  • Processing In-house weekly, multi-provincial (BC, AB, SK, MN, ON) payroll for salary and hourly employees.
  • Reconciling and remitting all payroll and company benefit liabilities, including, but not limited to WCB, CRA, provincial health, etc.
  • Reconciling and preparing payroll year end reporting for salary and hourly employees.
  • Assist in the preparation and processing of full cycle payroll, where required, which includes reviewing and balancing of all payroll related allocations (i.e. rates of pay, deductions, hours of work, burdens, statutory remittances, etc.).
  • Understanding and interpreting government legislation to ensure compliance regarding pay/deductions/benefits/taxes/documentation.
  • Maintaining integrity of all payroll records.
  • Inputting all new hires and newly eligible employees into benefits system and providing information to the employee.
  • Administers benefit programs


  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive HR, payroll and benefits related information.
  • Previous SAP and ADP experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with a weekly payroll considered an asset.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • PCP or working towards designation preferred.

Additional Information

  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP and careers advancement opportunities.
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey provides ongoing training.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, provincial law.

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