Manager, Payroll
Health Sciences North.
Greater Sudbury, ON
Health Sciences North (HSN) is a regional resource and referral centre for over 600,000 residents across northeastern Ontario. It features state-of-the-

art technology with over 3,900 employees, 800 volunteers and a medical, dental and midwifery complement of 260. HSN has become a Research and

Academic Health Science Centre affiliated with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and the Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada.

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Manager, Payroll

Posting #: 19-1211
Temporary Full-Time December 2019 – October 2021

Location: Sudbury, Ontario

A dynamic and growing health care environment awaits you in Sudbury Ontario: Canada’s

happiest city! Surrounded by provincial parks and over 200 lakes, Greater Sudbury has over

160,000 residents and is a rich mix of urban, suburban, rural and wilderness environments. Just

a one hour flight or four-hour drive from Toronto; here, you will experience the balance of a

stimulating career and a comfortable lifestyle, right in the heart of Northern Ontario’s largest city.

Health Sciences North (HSN) is seeking an innovative leader with relevant experience working in

a Payroll management role, within a large organization. Under the report of the Director of

Finance, the successful incumbent will organize and manage all Payroll staff and functions,

ensure precise and timely processing of Payroll, and accurate reporting of the Salaries and

Benefits section of the audited HSN Financial Statements.

The successful candidate should have a Minimum of a four (4) year Bachelor’s Degree in

Business Administration or equivalent, from an accredited university. A Professional Designation

(e.g. Certified General Accountant (CGA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), or

Chartered Accountant (CA)) is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a current

Certificate of Registration with Canadian Payroll Association (CPA). We are looking for a

Minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in a Payroll management role, within a large

organization. Training or recent experience with financial health care is preferred.

If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment and are looking for a rewarding career

opportunity, you are encouraged to view the full job description on the HSN Careers Website.

We offer competitive salary and vacation, extended health and dental benefits, a pension plan through HOOPP

and relocation allowance to assist with moving expenses.

Interested applicants are asked to apply directly to posting #19-1211 by November 27, 2019 at 4:00

pm on the HSN Careers Website at hsnsudbury.ca/careers. External applicants can learn more about

Sudbury by viewing the Relocating to Sudbury link on our careers portal.

JOB POSTING
Management

Date Posted: November 6, 2019

Posting #: 19-1211

Position: Manager, Payroll

Status: Temporary Full-Time (December 2019 to October 2021)

Program: Operations

Department: Payroll

Site: Sudbury Outpatient Centre (SOC)

KEY FUNCTION:
Organize and manage all Payroll staff and functions, and ensure precise and timely processing of Payroll, and
accurate reporting of the Salaries and Benefits section of the audited HSN Financial Statements.

REPORTING:
Under the general direction of the Director, Finance.

DUTIES:
1. Coordinate the Payroll process with other departments to deliver services in conformance with
established guidelines.

2. Coordinate the Payroll process for other organizations (e.g. Advanced Medical Research Institute of
Canada (AMRIC), HSN Foundation, Chapleau, and Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA)) to
deliver services in conformance with established contracts.

3. Monitor assigned Payroll activities and program components to ensure effective department function,
coordination of activities, and compliance with established financial, legal, and administrative
requirements, including annual reporting of T4, T2200, Salary Disclosure, Healthcare of Ontario
Pension Plan (HOOPP), and surveys.

4. Assist in the development and monitoring of automated fiscal systems to analyze, maintain, and
provide information regarding assigned funds.

5. Prepare and oversee a variety of Payroll related documents (e.g. invoices for overpayments,
retirement plan transfers, payroll registrations, stop payments, and Worker’s Compensation checks).

6. Monitor and enhance the internal controls of the Payroll process, and incorporate process
improvement philosophy to continuously improve the Payroll process.

7. Maintain a variety of payroll information, files, and records in written and electronic formats to provide
an up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.

8. Manage human resources which include: recruitment, selection and training.
9. Guide, motivate, monitor and supervise staff, develop standards of performance, evaluate

performance and make recommendations on disciplinary action if required.
10. Oversee the work of others in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), its

regulations, and HSN policies.
11. Determine and align improvement projects with HSN’s Strategic Plan; monitor and adjust to achieve

goal outcomes.
12. Participate in the accreditation process and work to ensure that the program and HSN achieve,

maintain and continually improve upon their accredited status.
13. Teach, coach and lead staff in the development and monitoring of quality indicators and improvement

initiatives.
14. Engage in and foster professional development of all staff and provide opportunities for learning within

budgeted resources.
15. Ensure a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors; investigate report, debrief and take or direct

corrective action as required on incidents.
16. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders/organizations/community groups to achieve

program objectives, integrate and link services and foster partnerships across the continuum of service
delivery.

17. Participate in education and training specific to current, relevant federal and provincial health and
safety legislation, standards and guidelines.

18. Represent the department or program on various committees and in meetings as required.
19. Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
1. Minimum of a four (4) year Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or equivalent, from an
accredited university.

2. Professional Designation (e.g. Certified General Accountant (CGA), Certified Management Accountant
(CMA), or Chartered Accountant (CA)) is required.

3. Current Certificate of Registration with Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) is preferred.
4. Ministry of Labour “Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps” training certificate is required.

EXPERIENCE:
1. Minimum of five (5) years’ working in a Payroll management role within a large organization.
2. Training or recent experience with financial health care is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
1. Demonstrated excellent knowledge of Payroll legislation.
2. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
3. Demonstrated excellent presentation skills.
4. Proven ability to develop, monitor, administer and report on budgets.
5. Demonstrated ability to coach, advise and teach others using the principles of adult learning.
6. Demonstrated training, experience or utilization of lean methodology for process improvement.
7. Demonstrated ability to independently identify issues, plan improvements, measure success and

continue improvement.
8. Knowledge of relevant legislation and principles of management, hospital committee structure, conflict

management and resolution, system needs analysis and organizational assessment.
9. Ability to use tact and discretion in dealing with health care providers and employees.
10. Demonstrated excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software, e.g. Word, Excel,

Power Point and Outlook and patient information systems.
11. Demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
12. Demonstrated commitment to the safety of co-workers and patients.

PERSONAL SUITABILITY:
1. Successful criminal reference check is required for vulnerable sector.
2. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
3. Demonstrated professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
4. Demonstrated positive work record and excellent attendance record.
5. Ability to meet the physical and sensory demands of the job.
6. Ability to travel between local sites.

Selection Process: Candidates will be selected for this position on the basis of their skill, ability,
experience and qualifications as identified in the resume and completed
Application Form submitted. The Hospital reserves the right to conduct a formal
interview where required.

Shift: Days

French Language

Service Designation:
Bilingualism is an Asset

Salary: $49.10$57.75/Hourly

N.B. Applications for this position must be submitted to the Human Resources Department before 1600
hours on November 27, 2019.