Job Posting 69724

Manager, Payroll & Benefits Administration
Atira Women's Resource Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, 201-190 Alexander Street, Vancouver
closes in 17 days (Fri, 30 Apr)
full time  •  $65K - $75k, depending on education and experience.

About Us:

Atira Women's Resource Society, an award-winning nonprofit organization known for its inclusionary hiring practices and where a job is more than a pay cheque. We offer the opportunity to work alongside a remarkable group of women working to make the world a more just place, one woman, one child, one home, one job at a time.


About the Job:

Reporting to the Director, Payroll & Benefits, the Manager, Payroll & Benefits Administration is responsible for processing payroll and coaching and supervising a team of four payroll and benefits administrators by performing tasks such as planning, coordinating and scheduling work assignments. As well, they perform payroll duties such as performing a series of complex reconciliations of all payroll accounts to the General Ledger (GL), creating data reports, researching and correcting edits and errors in the payroll system data and creating data extract files such as the GL interface file.

The successful Manager, Payroll & Benefits Administration will have their PCP, though CPM is preferred. They will have proven ability to lead and coach a team and extensive payroll processing experience. Familiarity with Payworks is a significant asset.


About You:

You have an inclusive/intersectional feminist analysis of violence against women and powerful alignment with Atira’s mission, vision, values and philosophy. You approach your work and live your life from a decolonizing, women centered and social justice perspective. You thrive on a passion for standards and the promotion of best practices in recruitment and retention. You are a team player who strives for excellence but loves to have a good laugh, is able to think fast, be critical, and make sound decisions without agonizing, all while working in an incredibly dynamic and fast-paced environment.

You are a passionate and seasoned payroll compliance practitioner with a minimum of five years of post-certification experience in a supervisory capacity (the equivalent combination of education as a Certified Payroll Manager and direct experience will also be considered). You bring with you an extensive working knowledge of labour standards and union environments. You work in a manner consistent with the Society's mission, vision and values and in accordance with all legal, contractual, statutory and other requirements. Your commitment to developing, improving and documenting payroll and benefits policies and procedures makes your application stand out. 


Skills & Abilities:

  • Detail oriented with hands on Payroll & Benefits experience as well as experience coaching and supervising payroll staff.
  • Excellent computer skills, including easer working with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Payworks and Sage 300 software is a significant asset.
  • Strong knowledge of benefit programs and related functions.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and complete assignments under strict deadlines.
  • Superior problem-solving skills and the ability to make tough decisions without agonizing.
  • A good sense of humour, strong interpersonal skills and comfort working in an open environment is essential.
  • You must be authorized to work in Canada. All positions are subject to a criminal record check.


Resumes from qualified First Nations, Metis and or Inuit women are encouraged, as are resumes from Black women, women of colour, trans women, women who are disabled and women from other equity seeking groups. Fluency in a language(s) other than English is an asset.

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