BC Local Government Job Posting Service


Payroll and Accounting Services Coordinator

Permanent Full-Time / External
Finance Services
Competition No.: 2020-023


The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a Permanent Full-Time Payroll and Accounting Services Coordinator working with Finance Services in the Corporate Services Department.

Reporting to the Manager of Accounting Services, the Payroll and Accounting Services Coordinator is a highly confidential role that is responsible for the accurate performance of the payroll function, and the effective delivery of information. Duties include, overseeing the Regional District’s payroll and ensuring payroll transactions are processed in an efficient manner; researching and updating payroll business processes and recommending policy and procedure systems that improve efficiencies; updating employee Masterfile information, maintaining employee files and ensuring information is secured and dealt with in confidence; reconciling statutory and benefit plan remittances; preparing a variety of reports to respond to employee information requests; reviewing and tracking the requirements of garnishee and other similar orders; preparing, reconciling and submission of reporting documents for year end as required by legislation; and other related duties, as required.

Qualifications include, a University Degree in a related discipline such as Business or Accounting, five (5) years recent related experience in payroll, plus (2) years supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Registration and membership with the Canadian Payroll Association and a Certified Payroll Manager Certificate is also required. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to operate in an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, excellent communication, interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills, working knowledge of legislation and payroll requirements, advanced spreadsheet and word processing skills and a high degree of accuracy in data entry, and a 50 wpm typing speed; 200 keystrokes per minute numeric keypad speed.

This is a permanent full-time (35 Hours per week) Union Position. The (2020) rate of pay is $40.56 to $42.69 per hour. The position offers an attractive benefits package as provided within the collective agreement between the Regional District of Nanaimo and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 401.


  • Degree in Business, Accounting or related field
  • Five (5) years experience in payroll plus two (2) years supervisory
  • Canadian Payroll Association Membership and Certified Payroll Manager Certificate
  • 50 wpm typing speed; 200 keystrokes per minute numeric keypad speed

Please quote competition 2020-023 and submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience and qualifications as they relate to this position and submit via email to

Applications can also be faxed to 250-390-4163 or mailed to:

Attention: Human Resources
Main Reception, Administration Building
Regional District of Nanaimo
300 Hammond Bay Road Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2

Applications will be accepted until: 8:30 am on February 24, 2020

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Financial Administration
Posted: February 6, 2020, 3:17 pm
Expires: February 24, 2020, 8:30 am