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Job Details

Job Number:  51554
Payroll & Benefits Administrator
Job Posted: Friday, 1 February 2019
Closing Date: Monday, 11 February 2019
(71 days ago)
Bissell Centre
Region: Edmonton area Type: Part time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)


Through our vision to eliminate poverty in our community and guided by a passionate concern for the dignity and well-being of each individual, Bissell Centre’s work is based on building relationships, hope and trust. Our mission is to work with others to empower people to move from poverty to prosperity. We enable people to meet their own basic daily needs, participate in community, have sustainable livelihoods, feel hope for the future and make plans for a prosperous life.

Bissell Centre is growing and in need of a passionate and skilled Payroll & Benefits Administrator


Currently, Bissell Centre is looking for the right individual to fill the position of Payroll & Benefits Administrator. The key function of this position is responsible for the timely and accurate delivery of payroll and maintenance of benefit programs for the organization. We are looking for an experienced professional to ensure all staff receive their pay on time and understand their pay and benefits thoroughly. We also need a professional who is comfortable performing payroll accounting and analyst duties to ensure the smooth operation of the organization.


Specific responsibilities of the position include:

  • Verify timekeeping records and consult employees about any discrepancies
  • Record payroll data in our payroll system and verify all amounts prior to submission for processing
  • Respond to employee questions and concerns about payroll services and communicate issues to manager
  • Maintain, monitor and update employees’ enrollment and termination for group benefits and group RRSP
  • Calculate and reconcile group benefit deductions and RRSP contributions with each payroll submission
  • Reconcile year-end payroll records and prepare T4s
  • Prepare Record of Employment (ROE) as necessary
  • Maintain and update payroll and personnel records of employees
  • Prepare and process accounting entries including payroll, vacation accruals, benefits expense etc.
  • Support the Manager of Accounting with compensation analysis and various ad hoc inquiries
  • Perform general accounting and other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:  

  • A minimum of 2 years of payroll experience preferred but not required
  • Certification through the Canadian Payroll Association is an asset
  • Previous experience in a non-profit organization
  • Diploma or higher in accounting is an asset

Additional Screening Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Intervention Record Check


Bissell Centre offers above average industry benefits including; employer subsidized medical and dental benefits, life insurance, disability, flexible spending account, outstanding vacation and more!


Bissell Centre is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to diversity within our community and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, or disability. Bissell Centre is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees, in accordance with provincially and federally legislated protected grounds.


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter by February 11, 2019 to
Contact Details:
Charles Wong
Manager of Accounting
Bissell Centre
10527 - 96 Street
Edmonton, AB T5H 2H6

www:   bissellcentre.org/careers/

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