Associate Specialist, Total Rewards

London, Ontario
Highly competitive salary
February 27, 2019
April 28, 2019
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

Associate Specialist, Total Rewards

  • Build your career with a world-class defence industry leader!

  • Join a high-energy team with exciting opportunities for career progression!

About the Organization

A career with General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada (GDLS-C) offers plenty of excitement, innovation, and challenge. With lots of global collaboration within the Land Systems family, we are a world-class defence industry leader with expertise in the design and manufacture of light and medium armoured vehicles. In addition to winning Canadian Defence reviews award in 2016 for best Canadian defence company, GDLS-C offers a team-based, collaborative culture, with a passion for innovation and a great focus on development and growth for employees. General Dynamics is recognized as #13 in Forbes top 300 Canadian employers. Our Total Rewards team has a focus on defining GDLS-C’s strategy to attract motivate, retain and engage employees.

At General Dynamics Land Systems we put our Customers at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to protect and enable the men and women who serve, drives us to develop products and systems that give them a clear advantage for mission success. We are looking for passionate individuals to help us deliver innovative, unique solutions to our Customers.

About the Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity in our Total Rewards team for a detail-oriented, customer focused HR professional with a drive for excellence to join our London team!

Your duties will also include:

  • Compile and analyze data from multiple sources to maintain relevant information that aid in the development of reports

  • Responsible for ensuring employees are paid accurately, on time and according to company policies and applicable government legislation

  • Act as the initial point of contact for employee payroll inquiries and problem resolution

  • Collaborate with payroll provider on a daily basis to ensure the accurate transfer of payroll data

  • Perform audit checklist procedures before and after payroll runs to ensure payroll accuracy

  • Prepare and analyze salary offer proposals for internal employees and external candidates

  • Prepare contractor new hire compensation proposals and yearly renewals

  • Support the participation and analysis of yearly compensation budgeting surveys

  • Provide support with various audit requests

  • Track and consolidate overtime and absenteeism data for reporting to management

  • Prepare, develop and assist with ad hoc reports, presentations and projects as a member of Total Rewards Team

  • Collaborate with members of the Human Resources and Communication team to help identify and create tracking for key metrics

Required Qualifications:

  • University Degree in Business or HR discipline

  • Minimum 1 to 3 years varied HR experience

  • Ability to deal with confidential information with a high degree of diplomacy

  • Customer service focused with a demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems

  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail

  • Strong, agile team player capable of performing in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Intermediate or better MS Office skills, including MS Excel (formulas, macros, pivot tables)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Human Resource Professional designation (CHRP or CHRL)

  • HRIS experience

  • Experience with an automated timekeeping system

  • Experience with MS Access (database design and maintenance)


About the Benefits

At GDLS-C, you'll be welcomed into a tight-knit and social team with an excellent health and safety record. As a Fortune 500 company, you'll also gain valuable industry experience and have opportunities to take your career to new heights.

In addition to a highly competitive salary that is commensurate with your individual skills and experience, you'll also have access to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Performance-based incentive award

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits

  • Flex time and vacation package

  • Tuition assistance for you and your dependents

  • Long and short-term disability, life, AD&D insurance

  • Group RRSP

  • Employee Profit Sharing Plan

If you are looking for that next dynamic Total Rewards opportunity and looking to take the next step in your career - apply to join the General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada today!