Website M.D. of Bonnyville No. 87
Municipal District of Bonnyville, N.8, AB
The Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87 invites applications for a Payroll Officer.
The Payroll Officer is responsible for providing:
Accurate, timely, and efficient payroll services to the MD of Bonnyville No. 87, Bonnyville
Regional Fire Authority and Centennial Centre, including preparing of data, statistics, and
reports for management/leadership.
Advisory and consultancy service to management, leadership, and staff on payroll/compliance
Maintaining confidential information by adhering to legal and ethical standards.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead the development, implementation, maintenance, and coordination of payroll operations
including process improvements, streamlining, and exceptional client services.
Provide a responsive, timely and accurate client advisory service on payroll matters, resolve
difficult enquiries, and assist in identifying payroll errors and implementing corrective action
Establish and maintain payroll controls and related payroll procedures for legislative
Review/approval of final payroll each pay period.
Manage payroll liabilities – ensuring accurate and timely filing of all payroll remittances.
Manage issues related to employee deductions and other liabilities, including reconciliations.
Assist with supervision of the day-to-day activities ensuring Key Performance Indicators for
payroll are clearly defined, measured, and achieved on a regular basis.
Coach, mentor, set goals, and assist in the development/training of payroll team.
Remain current on new legislation and regulations, policies and employment standards and
provide guidance to leadership on compliance.
Collaborate with leadership on policies, wage grid, and Cost of Living Increases as required.
Monitor and analyze expenses against payroll budget to help prepare cost forecasts and assist
with the creation of annual departmental payroll budgets.
If budget program used; responsible for the upkeep of the Position/Personnel Module and
accompanying cost allocation centers.
Preparation of financial and analytical reports for management/leadership as
Manage the year end reconciliation process and timely submission of LAPP and WCB, correct
Pension Adjustment calculation and creation of T4/T4A slips.
Preparing documentation to assist with annual financial and LAPP audits and providing accurate
responses to any questions/concerns arising during audit.
Completion of the Payroll Leadership Professional (PLP) Designation and be a member in good
standing with the National Payroll Institute.
Must adhere to the Code of Professional Conduct as set out by the National Payroll
Institute/Payroll Standards Canada.
Minimum 10 years payroll experience in a complex payroll environment.
A solid knowledge (min 5-10 years) of accounting principles and practices as they relate to
payroll including reconciling of payroll GL accounts.
Ability to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner.
Sound numeracy skills, attention to detail and accuracy.
People management abilities including supervision, team building and conflict resolution.
Ability to relate/communicate effectively both verbal and written with management/leadership,
peers, and subordinates.
Proven ability to research and develop new guidelines, policies, processes, and procedures.
Proven ability to meet deadlines and identify and deal with problems.
Please visit md.bonnyville.ab.ca/jobs.aspx for a full job description.
All interested applicants are invited to submit their resume, in confidence to:
Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87
Attn: Human Resources
Postal Bag 1010
Bonnyville, Alberta T9N 2J7
Closing Date for Applications: February 13, 2024
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