ABOUT THE JOB:
Reporting to the Payroll Supervisor, the Payroll and Benefits Coordinator supports the Payroll Supervisor in the payroll function for up to 125 leadership, exempt and unionized employees. The position engages with all levels of the organization, demonstrating empathy and providing positive and proactive solutions. In addition to assisting with Payroll processing, the position administers pension and benefit plans, and provides system end user support for the payroll system. This position acts as back up to the Payroll Supervisor during absences.
The ideal candidate is highly motivated, organized, and able to work under tight deadlines. You are also people-centered and able to build healthy workplace relationships. The Payroll and Benefits Coordinator carries out payroll accounting and reporting activities and investigates and resolves payroll errors and discrepancies in consultation with the Payroll Supervisor.
A Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification or equivalent related education along with a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a unionized environment is required.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Education & Experience
Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certificate with Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) or post-secondary education in accounting or payroll equivalent to a two-year program, with emphasis on payroll/benefit administration with a minimum of two years of recent, related experience that includes experience in a unionized setting; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Founded in 1918, The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a national charity that helps maintain and improve mental health for all Canadians. As the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health and addiction, CMHA helps people access the community resources they need to build resilience and support recovery from mental illness and/or addiction.
We are an equity-based employer and different identities and backgrounds make us stronger. We encourage applications from people of diverse abilities, ages, gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as people who are racialized or Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people). Personal experience with mental illness and or addiction, either through self or a loved one, is an asset.
We respectfully acknowledge xʷməθkʷəy̓ əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Lkwungen (Songhees) and Wyomilth (Esquimalt) peoples on whose traditional, unceded lands the CMHA BC offices are located.
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