Job Description

Are looking for a lucrative career within a company that treats their people with respect? Are you looking to work in a dynamic and ever-changing work environment? We are currently seeking an experienced Benefits and HR Specialist. This position is in Montreal’s beautiful Old Port, working for a well-established fashion company. This is an excellent career opportunity for a motivated, hard-working and ambitious individual.

Reporting to the Payroll Manager, the Benefits and HR Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Entering data regarding new hires, changes, terminations using internal software;
  • Overseeing/tracking absences;
  • Completing short-term disability forms;
  • Verifying benefits entitlements/deductions and advising payroll of any changes;
  • Drafting and sending letters to employees reflecting changes, for collections, etc.;
  • Reviewing insurance invoices; specifically, verifying monthly billing, reconciling differences, and ensuring all credits are received;
  • Answering all questions regarding benefit entitlements/payments/premiums, hours paid, etc.;
  • Providing information on sick, maternity, paternity leaves, etc.;
  • Overseeing changes in RRFS-FTQ pension software;
  • Verifying work permits, SIN and following-up on expiry dates;
  • Posting job openings, receiving and sorting CV’s;
  • Drafting reference, employment and disciplinary letters;
  • Working closely with Operations Management for any issues relating to unionized employees;
  • Verifying employee punch cards from the previous day and entering the required corrections/changes;

We are seeking a person who is a great multi-tasker and who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. The HR/Benefits specialist must be fluently bilingual and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

If you meet the following requirements and are interested in this position, you must contact Elisabetta Garofalo at or 514-227-4640 (ext.237)