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Employment Opportunity

Payroll Clerk

Competition Number: 13-3058
Appointment Type: Regular Full-time
Start: As soon as possible
Workload: 35 hours per week
Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm
Employment Group: Cupe 8
Position: 00082
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Organize, schedule, perform and process accurate multi-union payroll on a bi-weekly basis, follow established controls and procedures and ensure all legal requirements of provincial and federal legislation are met. Process pay changes of salaries, deductions, check time sheets for overtime, loss of pay, sick time, premium pay, etc. Ensure compliance of collective agreements and labour laws provisions.

Review and reconcile wage, deduction and leave accounts and answer queries relating to pay, deductions and benefits.
Required Qualifications: One-year certificate from an appropriately accredited institution in an accounting/payroll administration program which provides sufficient preparation and knowledge of a complete payroll process and related accounting functions, Canadian Payroll Association (Payroll Compliance Practitioner) designation, and five years current experience in processing computerized payroll and all related functions in a large union organization. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Demonstrated thorough knowledge and proficiency with payroll procedures and benefits administrations and related accounting functions. Knowledge of integrated web based HR computerized payroll system, demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with MS Excel and MS Word and demonstrated ability with basic accounting principles. Superior math, reconciliation, analytical and problem solving skills.

Excellent 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. Good communication and interpersonal skills and experience working with collective agreements.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with StarGarden payroll system.
NOTE: A payroll skills assessment will be included in the interview process.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/certifications

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: June 06, 2013 - June 19, 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.