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University of Victoria

Manager, Payroll

Canada-British Columbia-ALL

Victoria 1427280

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Are you passionate about service excellence? Are you committed to best practices and efficiency? The University of Victoria is calling for a dedicated and energetic leader, to join its extraordinary culture where dynamic learning and vital impact meet.

UVic is ranked as one of the best universities in Canada and in the world, enriching the lives of over 22,000 students and nearly 5,000 staff and faculty.  UVic demonstrates an extraordinary depth of excellence across a wide array of academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate level.  The University has earned a reputation for its commitment to research, scholarship and experiential learning and is widely recognized for its innovative and responsive programs, interdisciplinary and international initiatives and broad based co-op program as well as for providing a diverse and welcoming learning community.


Job Description

Reporting to the Director, Strategic Initiatives and Interim Director, Payroll Services, the Manager, Payroll leads the development, implementation, communication and administration of the University’s complex payroll processes.  Overseeing a large team, the Manager, Payroll leads the processing of semi-monthly payrolls for hourly and salaried employees, ensuring all remuneration and benefits are provided in a timely and accurate manner and in compliance with all applicable University, provincial and federal regulations, policies and guidelines.

The successful candidate will possess a professional accounting designation and/or Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) certification and will have a minimum of seven years’ experience with large integrated Payroll/HRIS systems and accounting functions, including five years in a leadership capacity.  The successful candidate will be client focused with advanced technical and problem-solving skills, with experience operating in a complex environment and across diverse stakeholders.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Should you be interested in learning more about this unique leadership opportunity please contact Carol Robinson or Paul Phillips at 604-998-4032 or forward your up-to-date CV, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to We will respond to all who express interest.


Contact Information

University of Victoria Paul Phillipsinfo@hwest.ca
Posting Date: 02-Dec-2016Finance, Budget and Audit Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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