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Payroll Clerk Employer: RM of Gimli Location: Gimli, MB Application Deadline: TBD

Job Description:

The Payroll Clerk is responsible for the accurate preparation and submission of the bi-weekly payroll for all employees of the R.M. of Gimli through Payworks, the RM’s payroll processing provider.  This position is also responsible for the accurate processing of Council and Fire Department indemnities.

Key Payroll responsibilities include:

  • Performs all payroll functions to ensure staff are paid in accordance with employment contracts and all collective agreements.
  • Ensures receipt of all necessary information for new hires and returning seasonal employees.
  • Receives, verifies and enters the bi-weekly payroll hours submitted by the various departments. Ensures all hours are processed accurately and in accordance with the various collective agreements.
  • Maintains accurate and up to date records of all employees’ vacation, sickleave, overtime and other leave accumulations and salary updates.
  • Administers all Workers Compensation files and claims including calculation of salaries.
  • Ensures that all employees who are either laid off or leave the RM have their final pay processed.
  • Prepares all required payroll related reconciliations including for benefits, banked time, vacation etc. required monthly, or as required.
  • Gathers information and prepares related reports to administer changes to years of service, Blue Cross, probationary periods, etc.

Supports the Director of Finance by assisting with budget development, prepares adhoc reports, and assists with the Year End process and reconciliations.  Works with the external auditor as requested by management.

Serves as backup to the Accounts Payable Clerk and works as part of the office staff team and responds to in-person or telephone as required.


  • Completion of a Canadian certified payroll program or a suitable combination of education and payroll experience may be considered.
  • Completion of a post-secondary accounting/bookkeeping program and a CMMA would be assets.
  • A minimum of 2 years prior payroll experience is essential, and prior experience working with Payworks or another computerized payroll provider would be beneficial.
  • Prior experience working with collective agreements, particularly as they relate to payroll would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience with computerized accounting, spreadsheets and in preparing documents utilizing a variety of computer programs.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills plus strong organizational, time management and attention to detail skills are required.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Advanced level training and experience with excel is required.

Position Classification:  Clerk 4

Salary Range:  $22.96 – $26.05 per hour (35 hours bi-weekly) – salary currently under negotiation

This is a part-time (.5 FTE) unionized position.  The RM of Gimli offers a competitive and comprehensive salary and benefit package.  This position is part of the Administration and Finance Collective Agreement.

This position will remain open until filled.  Applicants will commence being considered June 26, 2024.

Resumes and a cover letter can be sent in confidence to:

Laurel Repski

Human Resources Consultant for RM of Gimli

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Direct Applications To:

As mentioned above

Application Deadline: Open until filled