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Payroll and Benefits Supervisor

Accounting / Finance, Human Resources


Holloway Lodging Corporation

Halifax City, Nova Scotia

Holloway Lodging Corporation, an equal opportunity employer, is one of Canada’s largest lodging companies and our goal is to be one of North America's top-performing lodging companies. Holloway hotels operate under internationally recognized brands such as Travelodge®, Super 8®, Holiday Inn®, DoubleTree by Hilton®, Best Western®, Days Inn® Quality Inn and Suites ®. For more information on Holloway please visit our website at www.hlcorp.ca

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Payroll and Benefits Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the day to day payroll and benefit services for the portfolio of Holloway properties as well as the corporate payroll.  This position will be based in the Corporate Office located in Halifax, NS.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Oversee the corporate payroll system and procedures, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and reliability of data, reports and information
  • Administer the company benefits program in conjunction with third party administrator
  • Coach/mentor the payroll and benefits administrator
  • Respond to queries from the properties and corporate management in a timely manner
  • Act as the subject matter expert on all payroll and benefit related matters, providing insight and participating in renewals, payroll software assessment
  • Communicate effectively with hotel general managers, senior leaders, co-workers and subordinates by providing accurate and timely reports, recommendations, and updates
  • Collaborate with Human Resources on projects and initiatives to facilitate enhancements in payroll, benefits, and human resource information systems
  • Ensure data integrity and implement controls to ensure compliance to reporting requirements for relevant Provincial Governments, CRA, WSIB, and other various entities
  • Complete and distribute weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll and benefits reporting as required
  • Manage complete payroll year-end process, including preparation and verification of T4, T4 summary, and other year-end reports
  • Strong understanding of provincial/territorial legislation and collective agreements
  • Other duties as assigned

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a senior payroll administrative/supervisory role
  • College/university diploma required
  • PCP/CPM and/or CEBS designation an asset
  • Knowledge of Payworks or other payroll software required
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to present insight and actionable recommendations in a concise and confident manner
  • Strong organizational and follow up skills
  • Proven leadership, forward-thinking, and decision making skills
  • Above average proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Proven ability to successfully manage through change
  • Experience with supervising projects

Thank you for your interest in Holloway Lodging Corporation.  Only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.  If you are selected for an interview, please let us know of any accommodations that may be required in the interview process.


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