Temporary Payroll Clerk

Competition Number: HR-2017-0057

Job Title: Temporary Payroll Clerk

Department: Human Resources department

Employment Type: Temporary, full-time

Salary: $54,350 to $71,834 per year

Posted Date: December 20, 2017 12:00 AM

Closing Date: January 02, 2018 8:30 AM

Last Updated Date: January 2, 2018 8:39 AM

Status: Screening


Temporary Payroll Clerk
Human Resources department – CAO Office

Salary:                        $54,350 to $71,834 per year
Schedule:                  35 hours/week, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with some additional hours as needed to meet operational timelines
Term:                          Jan. 2018 – December 31, 2018 approx.
Position Type:           Salaried, non-management
Closing Date:            January 2, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m. or until suitable candidate is found

We are seeking an individual with excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills to join our Human Resources department as a Temporary Payroll Clerk.

Reporting to the Payroll and Benefits Coordinator, the Temporary Payroll Clerk position is primarily responsible for processing payroll, as well as helping with data entry and administrative duties within the department.

Responsibilities include; but are not limited to,

  • Payroll processing and payroll adjustments;
  • Assisting in preparation of monthly reports, remittance, and payroll journal entries;
  • Assisting in employee/benefit related inquiries;
  • Analyzing and reconciling accounts.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • Business, Accounting, or Human Resources Diploma;
  • Two years payroll processing experience;
  • Certification in a payroll designation program, or enrolled and near completion;
  • Capable of working independently and as a part of a busy team;
  • Advanced computer skills with experience in KRONOS, Excel, Word, Outlook and the AS400 environment would be an asset;
  • Ability to prioritize and schedule work projects in order to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work some additional hours as needed to meet deadlines.

The County of Grande Prairie No. 1, located in northwestern Alberta, is one of the fastest-growing and vibrant economic regions in Canada. This resource-rich area features friendly communities; an array of cultural, recreational, business, and educational opportunities; 6,000 square kilometres of vast and dynamic landscape; and an internationally-renowned dinosaur bonebed and museum. The County of Grande Prairie serves a trade area of over 260,000 people, its diverse economy driven by agriculture, energy, forestry, manufacturing, tourism, and commerce. As the first established county in the province, the County of Grande Prairie offers rural appeal and easy access to urban amenities.

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