Job Posting 77338

Director, Payroll & Benefits
Atira Women's Resource Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver (Strathcona / Chinatown / Downtown Eastside)
closed 4 days ago (Mon, 29 Nov)
full time - term / contract  •  $82,500 - $97,500, depending education/experience, plus competitive leave & benefits package

Type: Internal & External – Temporary to February 24th, 2023, Full Time
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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:

This role is equally as strategic as it is hands-on with both execution and production required. Reporting to the Executive Director, Human Resources, the Director, Payroll & Benefits is accountable for the overall payroll and benefits administration. As a member of the leadership team, The Director, Payroll & Benefits will ensure the effective development and implementation of strategic payroll and benefits plans, financial reporting and best practices. In addition, the Director, Payroll will provide “out-of-the-box” thinking to support the operations, strategic direction, overall initiatives related to continuous improvement, ensuring compliance with all regulatory bodies.

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 continuous talent development. 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 have a minimum of 10 years of experience in a progressively complex senior payroll management/leadership role. A post-secondary degree, Canadian Payroll Association designation, and Professional Accounting designation (CPA) are required. A Benefits Specialist (CEBS) certification would be an asset. You have strong communication skills, a commitment to team culture, and thorough knowledge of systems relevant to Payroll. Applicants with the equivalent combination of education and experience will be equally considered.


Additional Requisites/Assets:

  • Atira strives to hire staff who reflect the people we serve.
  • You must have legal authorization to work in Canada.
  • All positions are subject to a criminal records review.


Resumes from qualified First Nations, Métis 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.

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