Permanent Full Time


The Municipal District of Opportunity is seeking a highly organized, self motivated individual possessing sound payroll knowledge to fill a permanent full time position of Payroll Analyst. The successful applicant will be under the supervision of the Payroll Coordinator and will be responsible for assisting in the following areas:



·         Calculation & reporting of entitlements for employees(vacation, personal leave, sick leave, special leave, including retro payments)

·         Employee setups in Great Plains, and with benefit providers: Industrial Alliance, LAPP, and RRSP/TFSA.

·         Termination processes of employees as required from time to time.

·         Bi-weekly time summary entries for permanent, temporary, and special project employees; semi-monthly entries for Council and monthly entries for firefighters.

·         Prepare online submissions for benefit payments and records of employment.

·         Prepare bank transactions for our benefits and ensure accuracy of payments.

·         Prepare and remit statutory payments to Canada Revenue Agency.

·         Ensure that the policies and procedures related to the payroll function are adhered to.

·         Prepare submissions for annual payroll reporting for T4’s, LAPP and WCB.

·         Other duties that may be assigned.



·         High School Diploma, Business Administrative Diploma and Canadian Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certificate  are desired or a minimum of two years of payroll experience may be considered

·         Knowledge of general office procedures, Payroll and benefit plans.

·         Computer skills a definite asset (Microsoft Environment – Word/Excel and

Great Plains Dynamics)

·         A team oriented person with good public relations, analytical and interpersonal skills.


Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications. For further information, please contact Lorna Auger at 780-891-3778.  Interested individuals are asked to submit their resumes with a current criminal record check and 3 work related references to the attention of the:


Human Resource Department

Municipal District of Opportunity No.17

Box 60, Wabasca, AB TOG-2KO Phone: (780) 891-3778 Fax: 891-4283



The closing date for this position is July 26, 2019 @ 3pm


Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement will be utilized for this Employment Opportunity only and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Job location: 
Job closing date: 
July 26, 2019