Flagstaff County is recruiting for the permanent full-time position of: Payroll & Benefits Officer.

Summary of position

The Payroll & Benefits Officer is responsible for processing payroll and the benefits plan for salaried and hourly employees and the elected officials, with some key responsibilities as follows:

  • Review timesheets for completion and accuracy and prepare for processing and review.
  • Process payroll file for direct deposit transmittal and/or cheque printing.
  • Process set ups and terminations of employees on the payroll system and produce Records of Employment.
  • Prepare benefit payments and reports for the Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP).
  • Update and maintain employee worksheets for vacation, sick and personal leave days.
  • Prepare remittance payments to the Receiver General for payroll deductions.
  • Prepare year-end requirements including payroll balancing, T4 preparation, LAPP, and Workers Compensation Board (WCB) annual reports.
  • Ensure the payroll and benefit accounts are balanced and reconciled to the General Ledger.
  • Develop a good working knowledge of payroll matters, including employment standards legislation, County policies, statutory deductions, pension plan and benefit programs.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all records and only release information in accordance with County policy and applicable legislation.
  • Maintain payroll department filing to ensure an orderly and efficient filing system, including archiving and records clean up/destruction.

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