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New Job Payroll Administrator In British Columbia

Payroll Administrator
Payroll Administrator

Payroll Administrator

Company : BC Housing
Salary : $64,492–$75,873 a year
Location : British Columbia

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Position Summary


Job ID: 4430


Location: Burnaby, BC

To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online, by clicking on 'Apply' below.

  • Join one of BC’s Top Employers!
  • Be part of an exceptional company culture with great employee benefits and a healthy work/life balance!

BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


BC Housing is a provincial Crown Corporation that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province to address critical gaps across the housing continuum ranging from emergency shelter through to rent assistance in the private market and affordable home ownership. Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.

Our mission is making a difference in people's lives and communities through safe, affordable and quality housing.

BC Housing offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. But a job is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they experience the satisfaction of knowing they’ve helped provide safe, affordable housing for British Columbians. And while they’re here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities:

  • In-house training, and training at other institutions, for courses related to employees’ current positions or to prepare them for advancement within BC Housing.
  • Wellness programs including physical fitness, programs to help employees quit smoking, free flu shots, mental health resources, and lunch-and-learn lectures and seminars.
  • Recognition programs including long-term service awards, idea recognition and outstanding performance awards.
  • Livegreen incentives include an employee transit pass program, and other initiatives that encourage alternative, sustainable transportation (even a bike purchase program!).
  • An active Social Club that organizes special events like seasonal parties and arranges group discounts to other events.
  • Participation in community and charitable events.

** Please note: Eligibility for benefits offered is based on employment status **


($64,492 - $75,873 Annually)


Reporting to the Supervisor, Payroll Administration, the Payroll Administrator is responsible for processing the payroll, benefits and leave for Commission employees in accordance with two collective agreements and Terms and Conditions for Management and Excluded Support Employees. He/She/They conducts reconciliations, prepares reports, assists with year-end payroll and leave processes, and explains payroll and leave provisions and regulations to Commission staff. The position makes decisions regarding the appropriate application of collective agreement provisions for pay purposes, produces reports for what-if scenarios in preparation for collective bargaining and has access to confidential employee files through the HR/Payroll system.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Diploma in business administration or other relevant field.

  • Sound experience in payroll administration.

  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer.

  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP Designation) from the National Payroll Institute preferred.

  • Completion of courses in payroll administration preferred.

  • Experience in a computerized and unionized environment an asset

  • Some experience in HR administration and accounting preferred.


  • Good knowledge and understanding of the policies, practices, procedures and government regulations pertaining to payroll administration

  • Good knowledge and understanding of human resource information systems, word processing and spreadsheet software

  • Good knowledge and understanding of Commission policies, practices and procedures pertaining to the administration of payroll

  • Good accounting knowledge and ability to reconcile accounts

  • Ability to understand and interpret collective agreements and Terms and Conditions of Employment respecting pay and leave

  • Ability to process additions, deductions and adjustments to the payroll system within established time frames, work well under time pressure and with limited supervision.

  • Ability to work well as a member of a team

  • Ability to exercise sound judgement in dealing with matters of a confidential nature

  • Ability to exercise attention to detail

  • Good interpersonal, communication, organizational and time management skills

  • Strong computer and data entry skills

As part of our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy spaces, BC Housing has introduced an interim mandatory vaccination program for all employees. We require proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals who cannot be vaccinated for reasons related to a protected ground under human rights law (such as medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs) may request an accommodation. Upon receiving a request, we may request additional information to determine whether the applicant can be accommodated in the desired role without undue hardship.

How to Apply:

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at

At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, People with Disabilities and Disabled People, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected]

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.