Coordinator, Payroll

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Coordinator, Payroll

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 12, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Coordinator
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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Community :KELOWNA

Position Summary

We are seeking a Coordinator to join our Payroll team in Kelowna, B.C.!

About the Role:

The Coordinator, Payroll is responsible for coordinating the Payroll functions for Interior Health (IH) including the management of designated staff and assisting in the development and maintenance of related information flows across the region.

Some Key Duties may include:

• Coordinates customer service support to all sites.

• Accountable for the maintenance of the computerized payroll software module, ensuring updates are compliant with current Federal and Provincial statutory requirements, Collective Agreements, generally accepted accounting principles, MIS Guidelines, and regional policies and procedures.

• Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of the biweekly pay processing cycle including processing, auditing, and reconciling accounts ensuring all legislative requirements (tax compliance, superannuation) are met including third party vendors that provide benefit coverage.

• Provides leadership within and around Financial Services in order to facilitate the achievement of the mission, goals, and objectives of the Financial Services department.

• Responsible for the selection, evaluation, development, discipline, and, if necessary, termination of staff. Negotiates essential service levels.

• Responsible for planning, approving, and implementing automations to affect bargaining unit jobs. Coordinates payroll functions, ensuring processing efficiencies, audit controls, and appropriate accounting practices are followed.

• Responsible for the process to maximize collection of amounts owing by employees related to compensation matters (i.e. employee paid benefits, recovery of wages, etc.).

• Responsible for the payment of physician remuneration on a biweekly basis.

• Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of employee severance calculations.

• Develops processes and implements automation of systems to increase efficiencies.

• Provides or coordinates system support for Payroll module, along with liaison regarding timekeeping modules/systems.
• Liaises with facilities and departments, including customer support to all sites. Analyzes payroll data and prepares reports as assigned.

• Coordinates remittances of all payroll deductions.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:

An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects await the right candidate. We offer one of the best benefit packages and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we also offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive defined employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you.

Apply today!

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

Why Interior Health is a Top 100 BC Employer

Note: Any position that is required to enter a LTC/AL facility to provide services, the successful candidate of that position will be subject to the PHO Order regarding mandatory vaccination.


Education, Training, and Experience
• Completion of the fourth year of a recognized accounting program.
• Completion of Canadian Payroll Association certification is recommended.
• Five years of recent, related payroll experience in a supervisory/management capacity in a multi-union healthcare setting.

Skills and Abilities
• Demonstrated computer skills, including Excel and other Microsoft Office products, in a complex, computerized environment.
• Demonstrated ability to lead, plan, direct, manage, and implement.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively including the ability to make presentations to groups.
• Demonstrated ability to be effective in an environment subject to continuous change.
• Must be detail-oriented with accuracy.
• Ability to work with sensitive, confidential, and personal information while maintaining a high level of confidentiality.
• Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a highly dynamic environment. Excellent knowledge of complex computerized systems and National MIS Standards.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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