Status: Regular full-time term; 13-15 months
Hours of Work: 8:30 – 4:30 Monday to Friday; 35 hours per week
Closing: Open until filled – Posted Dec 1, 2020
Union Position: Grid 14
Salary: $49,145.98 – $55,609.08 annually
Location: 745 Clark Drive, Vancouver BC
- Work with an Agency that provides holistic services to culturally and spiritually strengthen Aboriginal families.
- Receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package!
- Take on a challenging role that provides membership in the Public Service Pension Plan!
At VACFSS, we ensure that the rights, safety, well-being and spirit of Aboriginal children and families are upheld, honoured and protected. We strive to eliminate oppression, discrimination and marginalization within our community. We acknowledge and honour the inherent wisdom, capacity and resourcefulness of our community in designing programs and services to care for our own children and families. Accordingly, we are dedicated to planning, developing, and implementing creative and innovative Aboriginal programs and services in collaboration with members of our community and other agencies.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
This position reports to the Senior Financial Accountant. The main focus of the term role will be processing payroll for all Union and Excluded employees including regular full-time, part-time, casual staff. In addition, support work for the Finance Department including Accounts Payable filing, and other work may be assigned consistent with your qualifications and experience within the classification. This will include but not be limited to:
- Responsible for the timely and accurate bi-weekly processing of Canadian payroll;
- Reviewing time sheets and other pay documents for accuracy and completeness;
- Calculating, deducting, reconciling, and remitting amounts ordered to be withheld;
- Ensuring all wage changes are made accurately and in time for effected pay periods;
- Working collaboratively with the Human Resources team on:
- Administration of new hires and terminations;
- Preparing, filing and maintaining employee Finance master files;
- Processing employee status changes;
- Ensuring accurate processing of sick pay, benefits and vacation payouts;
- Issuing ROE’s;
- Continuously improving payroll administration;
- Other administrative projects as assigned.
- Processing and reconciling all benefit premium billing statements;
- Reconciling payroll totals and ensuring all deductions for the health benefits plan are made as scheduled;
- Supporting BC Public Service Pension administration;
- Creating and distributing relevant weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports;
- Conducting research and developing custom reports as required;
- Acting as the first line of support for payroll and benefits inquiries and providing timely service to both internal and external customers;
- Completing all year-end reporting procedures including performing annual payroll balancing at year-end for T4 preparation;
- Maintaining up to date knowledge of payroll issues, including legislation, rules and regulations from CRA, etc.;
- Maintaining up to date knowledge of benefit plan coverage details and eligibility requirements;
- Supporting changes needed for Payworks access for employees.
The following tasks are assigned within a team environment which may require support:
- Completing daily accounting tasks including:
- data entry, accounts payables, bank and G/L reconciliations, creating and updating spreadsheets, and maintenance of records.
- Responsible for the Resources and Payment system for caregivers.
- Participates in training and instruction as directed.
- Performs all tasks, other related duties and special projects as assigned by the Senior Financial Accountant or Manager of Finance and IT.
- Minimum 2-year accounting diploma; and
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience with A/P, A/R, Payroll; and
- Proficient in using Windows based computer applications.
- Recognized Payroll Certificate
- Experience with Great Plains and Payworks
JOB SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of applicable provincial employment standards, legislation and employment practices and laws.
- Ability to generate special computerized reports with minimal direction.
- Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, in writing and verbally.
- Ability to work well in a team environment.
- VACFSS has implemented a comprehensive safety plan that is reviewed regularly which includes use of PPE, physical distancing, own office, and a daily check-in screening process.
- This position will be located at 745 Clark Drive – remote work will not be available.
Preference may be given to Indigenous candidates as per Section 41 of the Human Rights Code.