• Payroll and Benefits Assistant
  • The Payroll and Benefits Assistant is a valuable role within Double Negatives’ Finance team, tracking all documentation with regard to our comprehensive benefits plan. Within this role you will have the opportunity to learn payroll, and will work closely with the Payroll Coordinator who will be mentoring your progress.


    • Enrol and terminate employees for Great West Life (GWL)
    • Enrol and terminate employees for BC Medical Services Plan (MSP)
    • Reconcile both MSP and GWL bills on a monthly basis
    • Reconcile and remit WCB payments
    • Record and track Time off in lieu amounts
    • Proper record keeping of enrolments, waiting periods, work permit expiry
    • Make any necessary changes and updates i.e. dependants, family status, beneficiaries, salary changes, contract version changes, name changes.
    • Manage LTD and Optional Life Insurance documentation
    • Record adjustments, retroactive payments and calculate taxable benefits.
    • Manage company cell phone accounts and reconcile payments
    • Reconcile all GL accounts related to benefits
    • Be a back-up for the payroll function, process new hires, timesheet, payroll changes
    • Maintain vacation accruals on payroll system. Liaise with HR when discrepancies occur
    • Benefit reconciliation for terminations
    • Answer employee benefit inquiries
    • Distribute GWL booklets, MSP pamphlets, and GWL cards to newly enrolled employees
    • Order booklets and pamphlets through GWL and MSP
    • Host benefit session for new hires
    • Act as liaison between employees and health insurance provider


    Must Have

    • 1-2 years’ benefits administration experience
    • Understanding of different benefit plans (Health & Dental, Life Insurance, LTD, AD&D)
    • Impeccable attention to detail and accuracy
    • Proficient skills in Excel


    Nice to Have

    • Payroll administration experience


    About You

    • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability of keeping confidentiality


    About Us

    Double Negative are a multi-award winning, ground-breaking and long-established VFX post-production house, producing cutting-edge VFX, and is now one of the world’s largest providers of visual effects for Film and TV with facilities in London, Mumbai, Vancouver and Los Angeles.

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