Payroll and Accounting Administrator


Venor is proud to partner with the North End Community Health Center in their search for a Payroll and Accounting Administrator. The North End Community Health Centre (NECHC) was established in 1971 in response to an absence of primary health care in Halifax’s North End. Its original advocates were three determined women who persuaded a team of Dalhousie Medical School physicians to establish the first-ever collaborative primary health clinic. Located on Gottingen Street, NECHC is in the heart of a unique and culturally diverse community.

Reporting to the manager of Finance the Payroll and Accounting Administrator is a transactionally focused position with the primary focus of preparing and processing the bi-weekly payroll for the hourly and salaried personnel. This role ensures all aspects of the payroll cycle are processed in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with the center’s policies and government legislation.


  • Prepare and process bi-weekly payroll as well as update and submit payroll journal entries
  • Input employee information for new hires and terminations
  • Review employee timesheets submitted by managers
  • Prepare and submit ROEs, T4, and T4As to government bodies
  • Ensure the accuracy of staff time sheets in payworks and document employee paid time off banks
  • Review and monitor CRA source deductions and WCB premiums
  • Assist with quarterly and year-end audits
  • Manage benefits and pension administration
  • Calculate employee premium deductions for group health insurance, pension, long-term disability, union dues, and other payroll deductions
  • Complete and submit documents and forms to service providers
  • Other duties as required
  • Prepare cash receipts and bank deposits
  • Prepare and post monthly bank account reconciliations
  • Assist with month and year-end closing procedures
  • Assist with the preparation of annual audit working papers
  • Provide input for the development of policies and procedures

As the successful candidate you have graduated with a post-secondary degree/diploma, you also have a PCP designation along with 3-5 years of work experience in payroll processing, and you also have intermediate to senior working experience in Xero accounting and Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate will be a proven self-starter with time management skills with the ability to multitask in a high volume and deadline-driven environment with shifting priorities being part of a small functional staff. You are a diplomatic person who is able to keep a high degree of discretion and confidentiality while maintaining relationships with management in all departments.

At Venor, we embrace a culture of belonging in the workplace. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, what you believe in, or who you love, we welcome your application. We all come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, bringing in unique perspectives and experiences. We encourage applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the application and interview process, please let us know(including different materials or otherwise).

Interested candidates are asked to submit their resumes to Tommy Grant via tommy@venor.ca

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