Canadian Mental Health Association, York and South Simcoe

Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Jan 18, 2019
York Region, Ontario

Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Closing Date: January 18th, 2019 | 4:00 p.m.

Permanent, Full-time, 35 Hours per Week, Evening Hours and Weekends may be required

Competition #: 2019-001

Are you excited by innovative Payroll and Benefit Solutions? Do you pride yourself on providing a remarkable employee experience?  If being part of a growing organization and dynamic Finance Team motivate you, then bring your enthusiasm, dedication, and collaborative spirit to CMHA-YRSS and help us rise to the next level! 

Our Mission:  As the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA facilitates access to resources that people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness.

Our Organizational Values:

Client and Family Centered – through partnership, accountability and action

Culturally Competent – to provide the best service and work experience

Innovation – to bring value to our community

Team Values:        Trust, Respect, Communication and Teamwork.

Hours of work:      35 hours per week. Evening and weekend hours may be required.

Location:               Newmarket, travel in York Region/South Simcoe

Job Profile:

The Payroll and Benefits Administrator will be responsible for maintaining the data accuracy of the payroll system and full cycle processing of bi-weekly payroll for approximately 300 employees, including year-end and audits. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the administration of employee group benefits, pension plan, WSIB and the time and attendance system.

In this role you will prepare submissions and complete monthly reconciliations (including GL accounts) for source deductions and employee benefits, monitor departmental salary budgets, allocation of funds and prepare financial and human resources reports.

You will assist the Director of Finance in the development and implementation of agency compensation, budget and forecast as well as the development of payroll and benefits policies and procedures.

In addition to compliance with all organizational policies and procedures, the incumbent is also expected to behave ethically, demonstrate competence in effective communication and team building, demonstrate effectiveness in working in a collaborative environment, and demonstrate confidence in decision-making and in building relationships.

Requirements:

  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner Designation
  • 3-5 years of payroll processing, compliance reporting and benefits administration
  • General accounting knowledge coupled with excellent analytical skills in processing information and performing reconciliations is an asset
  • Proven knowledge of payroll and employment legislation and regulations
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills and proficiency with Great Plains and Penny Time and Attendance
  • Excellent problem solving/judgement skills and high degree of attention to detail, ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Maintains confidential work environment   
  • A second language is preferred
  • A valid Canadian G Driver’s License, with a minimum of $1,000,000+ third party liability insurance, and reliable vehicle
  • A satisfactory Police Check

This position reports to, and is supervised, by the Director of Systems and Finance.

Working Conditions:

  • Office work, travel between offices, when needed
  • Additional hours and/or weekends, maybe required
  • Ability to work at computer for extended periods of time

Disclaimer: In keeping with mental health reform, best practices, funding and direction this position may later require knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions not noted here.

Why work for CMHA York Region?

We are team committed to our vision of mentally healthy people in a healthy society. That means we respect that our clients are the experts in their recovery journey and our role is to provide support, resources and opportunities based on their hopes and dreams.  It means that we foster and encourage an entrepreneurial spirit to create, implement and sustain innovative, evidence based and transformational impact.  We seek out and build partnerships, collaborate and share knowledge to be the most culturally competent team and fully integrated service delivery partner.

We thrive on the giving our best, progressive thinking, and working together. We deliver trusted advice to help our employees thrive, and communities prosper. We care about each other, making a difference to our communities, reaching our potential, and achieving shared successes.  

We have our own team values of trust, respect, teamwork and communication.  We hold ourselves accountable and we celebrate our wins.  Because we risk, we learn and we take the opportunity and time to constantly improve our skills, the way we function as a team and ultimately deliver services.  We are a team committed to mental health for all.  Join us and be part of providing great care in great communities!

Application Procedures:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow the link on this posting or visit the Career section of our website. Complete the application form and submit cover letter and resume (PDF or Word) together as one (1) document / attachment in the Resume section, outlining how your experience matches our requirements, to the Human Resources Department quoting Competition #2019-001.

CMHA, York Region Branch supports the recovery of people with mental illness and promotes diversity in the workplace. We welcome persons with lived experience, women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities, and members of the 2SLGBTQ+, visible minority and immigrant communities to apply.

To request this posting in an alternate format or to request accommodation in the application process, email AODA@cmha-yr.on.ca

Online: www.cmha-yr.on.ca, under CAREERS section.

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please be advised that if you are currently active in another recruitment cycle, you will not be eligible for this position.

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