Careers with MYS

Payroll Supervisor

Application deadline: 23-06-2021

To provide payroll administration for salaried employees.  Provide timely and accurate financial information.  Provide supervision, training, and backup for hourly Payroll Administrator.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: of the Payroll Supervisor include, but are not limited to:
• Processes salaried Payroll, including new hires, transfers and resignations;
• Processes the bi-weekly time and attendance sheets;
• Ensures compliance of payroll function with relevant legislation.’
• Administers the salaried benefit plans, including deduction setups and deletions;
• Reconciles payroll ledger accounts;
• Responds to internal and external customer enquiries;
• Provides Program Coordinators/Program Managers with monthly wage reports, increment reports, vacation entitlement and sick entitlement reports;
• Formats journal entries from information supplied by external payroll service and downloads into the financial system;
• Calculates and processes month-end accruals;
• Participates in various committees as required;
• Balances and prepares T4/T4A’s; processes years end reports;
• Provides information to Workers Compensation Board, Canada Revenue Agency and other external agencies as required;
• Reviews payroll processes and procedures to determine more effective and efficient ways of doing Payroll.  Implements new processes/procedures including training to Program Managers, Coordinators and Senior Management;
• Produces “ad hoc” reports as required;
• Remains current on legislative changes that affect Payroll by attending seminars, reading and networking.

The successful candidate should demonstrate the following competencies, which incorporate the Seven Sacred Teachings;

Bravery/Courage – Bear
• Continuously seek opportunities by taking the initiative and championing new ideas that benefit youth
• Consistently persist in the face of obstacles, takes action to reach high personal goals and standards
• Monitor the progress of work to meet deadlines even under stress and pressure through planning and 
• Initiate creative planning and advocate for change
• Lead by example

Respect – Buffalo
• Build relationships with staff and volunteers, focusing on their needs, responding quickly and understanding roles and responsibilities
• Acknowledge and advocate other teachings and/or spiritual practices and beliefs and incorporate them into day-to-day operations
• Lead by example

Honesty – Saabe
• Demonstrate effective communication by sharing information, asking questions and active listening
• Perform with good intention, take responsibility, and follow through on commitments
• Role model positive practices and ethics with an ability to represent the organization in a positive manner
• Lead by example

Love – Eagle
• Show an understanding of love in the form of appropriate and effective self-care strategies
• Recognize the gifts that all people bring and allow people to share those gifts, even if different from our own understanding
• Lead by example

Wisdom – Beaver
• Demonstrate a good understanding or an openness to learn of Indigenous communities and the impacts of inter-generational and historical trauma
• Knowledge, awareness and respect of Indigenous cultures, languages, traditions, and practices
• Lead by example

Humility – Wolf
• Create or support an environment of collaboration while still contributing and sharing credit freely with 
various teams across MYS and service partners
• Ability to adapt to changing circumstances or conditions with flexibility and compassion
• Ability to reflect or seek guidance to ensure support given is representative of the organization’s mission and values
• Lead by example

Truth – Turtle
• Gather relevant information, recognize patterns and themes in the data, generate and consider multiple 
alternatives and make decisions promptly
• Analytical and critical thinker
• Lead by example

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Commerce; Certificate in Accounting or Financial Management Accounting (accredited educational facility);
• Five years of experience in full-cycle Payroll Accounting;
• Five years of experience in month-end and year-end account reconciliation and financial analysis of Payroll;
• Demonstrated proficiency working with ACCPAC software;
• Demonstrated proficiency working with Microsoft Excel at an advanced level; outlook and PowerPoint.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities without compromising accuracy and deadlines.
• CPA – Canadian Payroll Association designation.
• Knowledge of accounting principles.
• Proficiency with payroll-based software in addition to Microsoft applications.
• Knowledge of a unionized environment.
• Experience in a not-for-profit organization.
• Experience with Payroll Accounting software used by MYS.
• Ability to lead and execute payroll project.

SALARY RANGE: Depending on qualifications, per annum. MYS offers a competitive benefit package and pension plan.

HOURS OF WORK: 35 Hours a week. Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Please forward a cover letter and resume by June 23, 2021 to

MYS is an equal opportunity employer, Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. MYS is committed to developing and retaining a diverse workforce. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For further information about our other employment and volunteer opportunities please visit our website