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Accounting Professionals (Temporary basis-ONGOING to add to Temp List)

Location: Kelowna
Category: Accounting


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Okanagan Staffing Services is currently seeking candidates to fill permanent and temporary Payroll Administration positions with strong accounting skills and experience in Payroll applications for both union and non-union environments.

You will be responsible for the payroll function and following established procedures in the preparation and processing of employee data for payroll production, and the updating of employee data files and benefit accumulation within a computerized system. You will respond to inquiries from staff regarding salary, benefits and deductions, payroll related policies and procedures, and make corrections, adjustments or payments as required. Producing and distributing output such as employee pay statements, pay cheques, and third party and government related correspondence and remittances are also part of this role.  

As a candidate, you must be capable of managing competing priorities in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high degree of organization and attention to detail.  Candidates must be able to handle confidential information in an ethical manner.

Qualified applicants should possess:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of payroll processing experience in medium to large sized organizations  
  • Accounting experience in Accounts Payable and Receivable, preferably in Sage, QuickBooks, or Great Plains. 
  • Advanced proficiency with computer-based payroll programs such as Ceridian, ADP, Avanti
  • Strong work ethic, positive team attitude, strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral
  • Accuracy and strong organizational skills.
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, and execution skills
  • Completion of Canadian Payroll Management Certificate Program preferred

If you have the qualifications, and you are interested in positions in Payroll and Accounting, please forward your resume to jobs@okanaganstaffing.com, with “Payroll” in the comment section.

We thank all interested applicants, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.