Who we are:
Semios is a market leader in leveraging the internet-of-things (IoT) and big data to improve the sustainability and profitability of specialty crops. With over 160 million data points being reported by our sensors every day, we leverage our big data analytics, such as in-depth pest and disease modeling, to empower tree fruit and tree nut growers with decision-making tools to minimize resources and risks.
Our innovative work has received several industry awards:
Global CleanTech Top 100 (2020 & 2019) – identified as one of the companies best positioned to solve tomorrow’s clean technology challenges.
THRIVE - Top 50 Leading AgTech (2019) – recognized as exemplifying some of the best in agriculture technology around the globe.
One of our partners produced this short video which shows what we do and our positive environmental impact.
We know our journey is only achievable by having a great team who shares ideas, tries new things and learns as we go.
Who you are:
Motivated by meaningful work, you are looking for more than just a job; you want to work for a dynamic, growing company that finds solutions to real-life problems, such as helping the world reduce the use of pesticides and helping nature feed a growing population. Your ideal work environment includes a collaborative team spirit with the opportunity to learn and grow as you take the initiative to try new things.
As our Payroll Specialist you will be responsible for ensuring all payroll transactions are processed in an accurate and timely manner on a biweekly schedule. Using employee time entries, vacation entitlement information and other inputs you will administer the payroll cycle, and provide pay-related information to employees. You will also administer our benefits plans and help with the management of workers compensation claims in both Canada and the US.
What you will do:
Gather and enter new employee data into Ceridian, benefits portal and time entry system.
Review and make adjustments to timesheets per supervisor requests.
Import timesheet records to Ceridian.
Add secondary payments for commissions, expenses, bonuses as needed.
Be the point of contact for the set up and changes to employee benefit enrollment and contact our providers as needed.
Respond to payroll and benefits related inquiries from internal and external stakeholders in a friendly and efficient manner
Export payroll reports to excel for coding into accounting system
Complete unemployment, earnings verification and disability requests as needed.
Quickly respond to final pay processing requests being cognizant of different rules and timelines for different jurisdictions.
Manage employee information changes in Ceridian. (Address, withholding, etc)
Provide payroll information for WCB requests (Washington, California, BC)
Ad hoc duties as required
We want you to succeed, so you will need:
3+ years of Payroll Experience
Experience with Ceridian Canada and US (Powerpay, Redwood)
Experience preparing payroll related accounting entries for accounting systems
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel)
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
Experience with Benefits administration
Nice to have:
Experience with T-Sheets, Synerion or other time keeping software
Familiarity with processing workers comp claims
Experience with Canadian and US jurisdictions
Why this is the opportunity for you:
Sleep better knowing you're making the world a better place through more sustainable food production
Work with a team that values fun, laughter, and each other
Have a lasting impact as you help to build a company
Learn a lot along the way!