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General Accountability: The Manager, Accounting - Payroll is responsible for Payroll function for all employees as well as the development, daily maintenance, integrity, and operations of a diverse range of systems. The Manager, Accounting - Payroll provides strategic direction, supervision and leadership within the Payroll function. In conjunction with the Director, Financial Services, the Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of internal controls as well as processes to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the financial accounting systems (particularly in the areas of Payroll) while maintaining a high level of customer service for the University's internal and external customers.
Organization and Structure: The Manager, Accounting - Payroll reports to the Director, Financial Services and has direct supervision of the transactional processing areas of the Payroll function.
This position is an integral part of the senior Financial Services team and works collaboratively with all Directors and Managers, on the team, to achieve the strategic and operational goals of the Financial Services division and the University. Specifically, the team is responsible for the full scope of financial services and will work together to prepare financial statements, analysis, internal and external reporting, review and implement new systems, business processes, procurement, warehousing and internal controls.
Nature and Scope: The Manager, Accounting - Payroll is responsible for providing analysis, advice and business support to all levels of management including financial analysis, variance analysis, reporting, collective agreement application and interpretation, and ensuring compliance through current knowledge of applicable tax and payroll legislation and regulations.
The scope of this position includes ongoing assessment and streamlining of services provided to all staff that require the services and support of the Financial Services department, however, the primary group will include: Employees and Managers.
REPORTS TO Director, Financial Services
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Admin Pay Band CL
Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)
# of Hires Needed
Thompson Rivers University -> Finance -> AVP, Finance
Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.
Manager Accounting - Payroll
Thompson Rivers University
September 15, 2023
September 27, 2023
Business and Economics
About the employer
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) was established in 1970 as a public academic and Research University. Located in Kamloops, BC, Canada is the main campus of the university. Many global leaders and people in business have graduated from TRU. It has distance and online education programs with TRU Open Learning division.
The inaugural convocation of TRU was held on March 31, 2005. The first official visit at the university was made by Prime Minister Paul Martin. On-campus, 15,500 students are studying a variety of programs.
Programs are from these schools and faculties; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Adventure, School of Business and Economics, School of Nursing, Faculty of Education and Social Work, Culinary Arts and Tourism, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Student Development, and School of Trades and Technology.
The university is in the vicinity of the commercial districts and residential areas. And next door to Tournament Capital Center that is Kamloops' biggest recreational centre. Also, the University offers various outdoor adventures and cultural activities around its campus.
With TRU's World division, they have many international partners. With 26,000 studying students on the campus or through distance and online learning, the university provide 140 on-campus programs and 60 open learning programs. It has 2000+ employees including academic faculty, staff and administration.
TRU provides its students with academic research, extracurricular activities for community services. Most students from are from China, India and Saudi Arabia with other 70 countries.
33,000+ Canadian Alumni and 15,000+ International Alumni have graduated from TRU's undergraduate, graduate and vocational training programs. The TRU Alum stay connected with AlumNights that happen in Vancouver and Victoria. The notable alumni of TRU are Canadian actor Lorne Cardinal, Canadian novelist and former professor at the University of British Columbia, Steven Galloway; and Kamar Burke, Canadian retired professional basketball player.