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Payroll CSR

Requisition ID: 8097 

Position Number: 20002681

Posting End Date: May 23, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Corporate

Work Location: 300 Carlton Avenue, 5th Floor

Department / Unit: HRSS DC - GI - Processing 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 


Anticipated Start Date: 06/04/2018

FTE: 0.60 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7:50

Annual Base Hours: 1950


Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

Position Overview

Reporting directly to the Regional Manager, this position is responsible for processing payroll and benefits functions, which include the calculation and application of pay and benefits by adhering, and applying all required policies, procedures and Government Regulated Legislation and Non-Union guidelines including varied processes in dealing with multiple Collective Agreements. 

Act as first point of contact for employees, manager or third parties requesting information via phone or email related to payroll, benefits and employment.




  • Processing Winnipeg Health Region Payroll,  Benefits, and employment transactions for all employees within the organization
  • Assisting employees and stakeholders regarding inquiries, enrolments, terminations and making revisions to employee benefits 
  • Calculating and communicating prepayment of benefit premiums for employees beginning a leave of absence 
  • Acts as a liaison with HEB Manitoba and Blue Cross regarding benefits issues
  • Processing master data changes, Special pays and corrections to pay
  • Calculating WCB, MPI advances and top-ups per the applicable collective agreements
  • Process terminations, Employee Leaves of Absences, GRTW and returns from leaves.
  • Completing Third Party Wage Loss Replacement Forms


  • Minimum of three years previous experience in employee payroll and benefits required.
  • Previous experience working within a unionized environment is an asset.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Completion of high school education, Manitoba standards, required
  • Successful completion of the Canadian Payroll Association, Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) or equivalent education from a recognized business certificate program preferred
  • Completion of or registration in benefits courses preferred


  • Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • SAP payroll system knowledge is required.
  • Knowledge of ERP and other financial planning systems is preferred, with SAP experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with staff at all levels essential.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete duties independently.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Must be able to work effectively while under deadline pressures in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills and be able to assist customers and deal with related documentations using a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Must be able to prioritize work flow and have ability to work independently as well as and effective member of the overall team.
  • Requires discretion about detail and thoroughness in completing work tasks.

Physical Requirements

  • Not Applicable


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. 


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

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