Senior Manager, Payroll & Benefits
Join the team:
Surrey Schools is a large, dynamic, and progressive employer. With over 12,000 employees, we serve in a diverse, multicultural urban centre, and offer a broad range of innovative programs and services to our students and staff. Surrey Schools is the largest school district in BC and is still growing! We embrace change and look forward to exciting opportunities that come with this growth.
Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Senior Manager, Payroll & Benefits provides effective leadership, vision, and direction to the school district’s payroll function. The Senior Manager, Payroll & Benefits directs the Payroll and Benefits team responsible for administering payroll services for all District personnel with quality, accuracy, and timeliness while adhering to related legal, contractual, and policy compliance requirements. This role provides expertise on all regulatory and contractual obligations on payroll matters, business engagement, change management, reporting and analysis of emerging business and Payroll trends to ensure that the District is enabled to deliver its mission.
The successful candidate will have a strong ability to build relationships with many different stakeholders, both internal and external to meet the needs of the District and deliver on the core responsibility of the department. This position also provides some accounting and systems support to the Finance and Budget departments.
Preferred Qualifications - Education & Experience:
Undergraduate degree in a relevant disciple and completion of an accredited Accounting program (Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)). Completion of the Canadian Certified Payroll Manager Certification required. Minimum of 8 years’ experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior experience as a subject matter expert in Payroll for a large, complex organization. Minimum 7 to 10 years demonstrated supervisory experience preferably managing unionized staff in a complex computerized payroll and benefits department required. Comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles including internal control, as well as legislation, regulations, practices, and guidelines
What you can expect from us:
This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. We are proud of our education successes but also our employment environment. We are one of British Columbia’s Top 100 Employers, and a “Canada’s Greenest Employer” recipient.
The School District offers a positive work environment that allows you to reach your full potential both professionally and personally. This is an exempt position. The salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s training and experience and will include a comprehensive benefits package.
Interested and qualified applicants should click “apply online” below ensuring to include resume with supporting documents, references, and cover letter, by 4pm June 30th, 2021.
Note: Faxed resumes will not be accepted. The successful applicant will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.