Pay and Benefits Administrator

March 1 2022
Industries Public administration
Categories Accounting, Finance, Compensation -Benefits, HR, Training, Payroll
Iqaluit, NU

The City of Iqaluit is looking for an experienced individual to join our growing team and City as the Pay and Benefits Administrator.

Title: Pay and Benefits Administrator

Department: Corporate Services

Status: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $66,951.03 per annum, 35 hour/week


Allowance: $20,907.43 per annum

Union Status: Unionized

Housing: No Staff Housing Available

Closing Date: Open until filled

Under the supervision of the Director of Human Resources, the Pay and Benefits Administrator position is responsible for gathering time records from employees and calculating hours worked and pay received for each employee accurately. They are sometimes responsible for ensuring that time records are accurate and that any inconsistencies or errors are resolved. They are also responsible for directing and planning the day-to-day operations of group benefits programs (group health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, worker's compensation, life insurance, travel and accident plan, retirement plans, etc.). This position provides excellent customer service and designs quality benefits plans. The administrator continually investigates new benefits programs, improves existing programs, and supervises and monitors benefits administration.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Grade 12 Diploma or equivilant;
  • Minimum three-years work experience in the field;

Specific Skill or Knowledge Required

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Knoweldge of laws and acts regarding payroll and benefits (Ie. Labour standards Act etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills to work effectively with various suppliers, employees, management and the general public.
  • Ability to read and interpret collective agreements and other governing documents;
  • Ability to work under pressure within specific deadlines;
  • Ability to maintain neat, legible and accurate records;

Assets include:

  • Post secondary courses in accounting;
  • Post secondary courses in benefits administration;
  • Enrollement in the Canadian Payroll Association, CGA or CMA;
  • Ability to communicate in Inuktitut

Equivalencies that include a combination of education, skills and abilities to formal education may be considered.

The successful candidate would be required to provide an acceptable Criminal Record check, as well as, an acceptable Driver’s Abstract.

Please visit our website to apply.

The City of Iqaluit embraces the intent and spirit of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit; Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive consideration under this agreement.

• Only those selected to interview will be contacted.

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