Job Posting 100939

Payroll Administrator
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 5 days ago (Mon, 20 May)
full time


($64,492 - $75,873 Annually)


Reporting to the Supervisor, Payroll Administration, the Payroll Administrator is responsible for processing the payroll, benefits and leave for Commission employees in accordance with two collective agreements and Terms and Conditions for Management and Excluded Support Employees. He/She/They conducts reconciliations, prepares reports, assists with year-end payroll and leave processes, and explains payroll and leave provisions and regulations to Commission staff. The position makes decisions regarding the appropriate application of collective agreement provisions for pay purposes, produces reports for what-if scenarios in preparation for collective bargaining and has access to confidential employee files through the HR/Payroll system.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Diploma in business administration or other relevant field.
  • Sound experience in payroll administration.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer.


  • Good knowledge and understanding of the policies, practices, procedures and government regulations pertaining to payroll administration
  • Good knowledge and understanding of human resource information systems, word processing and spreadsheet software
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Commission policies, practices and procedures pertaining to the administration of payroll
  • Good accounting knowledge and ability to reconcile accounts
  • Ability to understand and interpret collective agreements and Terms and Conditions of Employment respecting pay and leave
  • Ability to process additions, deductions and adjustments to the payroll system within established time frames, work well under time pressure and with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement in dealing with matters of a confidential nature
  • Ability to exercise attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal, communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Strong computer and data entry skill

 Indigenous candidates are welcome to connect with an Indigenous team member in our organization to discuss the recruitment process and our workplace, please contact  to arrange a call.

Please note that this excluded management position is a new position created by the employer. This created position is subject to the provisions of article 3.2 of the BCGEU Administrative/Clerical Division collective agreement. This article requires the employer and the BCGEU to reach a mutual agreement as to the exclusion status of the position which is currently outstanding. The permanent excluded status of this position remains outstanding and may be established as a BCGEU position.  Pay, benefits, and terms of conditions of employment may be affected by this change.

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