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Employment Opportunity

Senior Payroll Clerk

VP Administration and Finance
Competition Number: 13-3045
Appointment Type: Regular Full-time
Funded in base budget
Subject to CUPE Join Job Evaluation
Start: As soon as possible
Workload: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm
Employment Group: Cupe 9
Position: 00733
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Responsibility to produce bi-weekly payroll for Manager's review: supervise, organize, schedule, perform and process accurate multi-union payroll on a bi-weekly basis, following established controls and procedures and ensuring all legal requirements of provincial and federal legislation are met, assigns and directs daily work assignments of three payroll clerks.

Supervise and process pay changes of salaries, deductions, check time sheets for overtime, loss of pay, sick time, premium pay, etc. Act as Payroll Manager in Manager's absence, liaises with Human Resources to coordinate data entry for employee benefit plans and with BC Pension Corp, in the preparation and filing of all required pension reports and requests

Answer queries relating to pay and deductions, reconciles monthly payroll accounts, prepares and remits employee and employer deductions.

Produce preliminary T4 and T4A information and is a key participant in future payroll development projects
Required Qualifications: One-year certificate program at a recognized post-secondary institution in an accounting/payroll administration program which provides sufficient preparation and knowledge of a complete payroll process and related accounting functions; the Canadian Payroll Association (Payroll Compliance Practitioner) designation. Seven years current experience in a large union organization processing computerized payroll and all related functions and demonstrate a thorough knowledge and proficiency with payroll procedures, benefits administration and related accounting functions; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Demonstrated ability to lead a cohesive team in a continually changing environment, knowledge of integrated web based HR computerized payroll system and demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with MS Excel and MS Word.

Advanced math, reconciliation, analytical and problem solving skills, superior organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize workloads, multi-task, enter data accurately and efficiently, meet deadlines and work independently and as part of a team.

Demonstrated team leadership skills, ability to communicate effectively with external organizations in a professional manner with proven interpersonal skills.

Experience working with collective agreements.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Stargarden payroll system
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts and credentials
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: May 02, 2013 - May 08, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.