Payroll Clerk

Job Summary: The Payroll Clerk will be reporting to the Finance Manager within the finance department and will be responsible for all payroll functions.  The Payroll Clerk will be responsible for the full cycle of payroll including calculating payroll, making mandatory deductions, issuing T4’s and Records of Employment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects the Payroll function;
  • Review timesheets and notify managers of any errors or discrepancies;
  • Calculate payroll;
  • Email pay advices to employees;
  • Upload payroll file to CAFT, print manual cheques if required;
  • Print and prepare CRA payments biweekly;
  • Ensure appropriate deductions and reconciliations are made for Aski loans, rent or advances;
  • Reconcile and prepare payments for London Life and First Nation Insurance;
  • Receive and ensure Garnishee requests are handled in a timely manner;
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • A diploma from a recognized educational institution in accounting, finance or a combination of administrative and financial management experience
  • Must have 1- 2 years of experience in a financial role (payroll) within a First Nation
  • Well organized, detail oriented, enthusiastic and confident
  • Highly analytic with proven problem-solving skills
  • Ability to allocate one’s time effectively, multi-task, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Proficient use of SAGE, MS Office Suite and Excel Spreadsheets
  • Self-starter with a highly energetic, results oriented work style combined with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must provide a current CRC and VSC upon request

Send resumes to:

Human Resources Department- Muskeg Lake Band Office

Please apply by sending resume and cover letter with subject title “Payroll Clerk” to Email

Application Deadline: Friday July 26th, 2019

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