Financial Analyst - Payroll

Okanagan College - Kelowna, BC (30+ days ago)

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Under the limited direction of the Manager, Financial Services, the Payroll Analyst is responsible for providing exceptional customer service to the College community and external stakeholders with respect to analyzing and maintaining the College’s payroll. This includes, but is not limited to, processing staffing and related documents; auditing worksheets and timesheets; analyzing and reconciling pay and deduction information; analyzing and processing statutory holiday pay and increments; analyzing and reconciling payroll accounts and various general ledger accounts or funds; initiating investigations into pay discrepancies; applying adjustments to employee accounts; following up with internal community on policy violations and approvals; ensuring compliance with various internal and external regulations and policies; processing electronic payroll process; and maintaining records. Performs other related duties as required.

Education and Experience

Completion of secondary school (Grade 12) or equivalent plus graduation from a 2 year university or community college accounting program or equivalent. Over 2 years and up to and including 4 years related experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • In-depth knowledge of accounting theory, auditing procedures and internal controls
  • Ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define and solve problems which may be of a sensitive nature
  • Ability to exercise initiative, self-development, good judgment and critical thinking
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office and Finance systems to generate and analyze reports and to resolve difficulties with computer input and retrieval; aptitude for learning and working with new systems and software
  • Ability to monitor, recommend and take action on issues that may have considerable contractual, legal and operational implications
  • Exceptional listening and professional communication skills with internal and external contacts, focused on tact and diplomacy
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure; manage work volume and changing priorities and to meet organizational deadlines
  • Works effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to adapt and collaborate with others through organizational change and development
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
Core Competencies

  • Customer and service focus
  • Continuous learning and information seeking
  • Integrity and accountability
  • Collaboration and collegiality
  • Initiative
  • Effective interactive communication
Job Specific Competencies
Preferred Qualifications
Desired Start Date 05/24/2021
Position End Date (if temporary)
Annual Salary/Hourly Rate $47,847 - $54,693
Appointment Type Support - Regular Full-time
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please note: Shortlisted internal candidates must notify the current Support Staff Bargaining Chairperson and Human Resources if they want a Union Observer during interviews and final selection of candidates.

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