Manager, Payroll

Manager, Payroll

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 26, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Position Summary

Are you an agile leader with a passion for healthcare? We are seeking a Manager, Payroll to join our team!

About the Role:

The Manager, Payroll is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of the overall strategic direction of the payroll processing aspects of financial services within Interior Health (IH). Primary responsibilities include: the leadership of a diversified team of financial and clerical personnel, development of control systems and processes, development of payroll computer systems, and financial processes.

The Manager provides guidance and expertise to the Controller.

Some Key Duties may include:

• Provides leadership within and around Financial Services in order to facilitate the achievement of the mission, goals, and objectives of the Financial Services department.

• Provides input and makes recommendations to the Controller on financial issues as they relate to the strategic direction of IH.

• Responsible for the payroll function of IH, including correct and timely payment of salaried employees, submission of required reports, and remittance and reconciliation of payroll deductions.

• Responsible for the selection, evaluation, development, discipline, and, if necessary, termination of staff. Negotiates essential service levels.

• Responsible for planning, approving, and implementing automations to affect bargain unit jobs.

• Checks and audits all payrolls, ensuring legislative compliance (tax compliance, superannuation, etc.).

• Interprets awards/agreements and contracts in relation to pay.

• Provides advice to the Controller on confidential issues affecting the operation of IH.

• Develops and operates payroll system with linkages to Human Resources, Staff Scheduling, Business Support, and Accounting by designing systems and directing the collection and entering of data.

• Develops and maintains policies to assist in aspects of processing efficiencies, audit controls, accounting, and protection of assets.

• Develops and implements the automation of systems to increase efficiencies within IH. Liaises with individuals within the Health Authority that are responsible for facilities and programs. Provides guidance in terms of financial processing procedures and corporate processes.

• Develops and maintains strong relationships with regional Corporate Departments.

• Assesses, advises, provides judgment, and recommends corrective actions for IH programs/sites where applicable.

• Creates and manages an organization structure that will meet the payroll processing needs of IH.

• Develops a strong customer services program to all sites, emphasizing communication and direct association to the Finance personnel delivering the services. Develops appropriate matrix relationships.

• Develops in-service education programs for regional staff to ensure continuous quality improvement in the development and the day-to-day use of the financial systems and extensions of same throughout the various regional sites.

• Maintains liaison with peers in BC regions and outside the Province. Participates with peers in groups.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:

An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects await the right candidate. We offer one of the best benefit packages and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we also offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive defined employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!


Education, Training, and Experience
• A Bachelor’s degree with completed course work in Healthcare Administration and financial computer systems or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• A CPA designation is required.
• Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) Level 2.
• Comprehensive knowledge of Payroll legislation.
• A minimum of 7 years of progressive management experience working in a complex computerized environment.

LEADS Capabilities
Demonstrates all LEADS Capabilities, in particular:
• Leads Self/Cultural Agility – self-awareness, demonstrates character; noticing and adapting to cultural uniqueness to create a sense of safety for all.
• Engages Others/Empathy – fosters the development of others, communicates effectively, builds effective teams, listens with heart rather than reacting
• Achieves Results/Process Orientation – takes action to implement decisions, assesses & evaluates results, follows culturally respectful processes that also produce results
• Develops Coalitions/Building a Trust-Based Relationship – builds partnerships & networks to create results, demonstrates a commitment to customers & service, navigates socio-political environments, building personal relationships in addition to professional ones, participating in open exchanges of experiences and culture
• System Transformation/Credible Champion – demonstrates systems/critical thinking, strategically oriented to the future, champions & orchestrates change, remains self-aware and maintains effective relationships, shows courage and conviction in advocating for change for the betterment of Aboriginal people.

Skills and Abilities
• Demonstrated ability to lead, plan, direct, manage, and implement.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively including the ability to make presentations to groups.
• Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work within a deadline-oriented environment.
• Must be detail-orientated with accuracy.
• Demonstrated ability to be effective in an environment subject to continuous change.
• Ability to work with sensitive, confidential, and personal information while maintaining a high level of confidentiality.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
• Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a highly dynamic environment. Excellent knowledge of complex computerized systems and National MIS Standards.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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