Payroll Officer

April 28 2020
Industries Non-profit organisation - NPO
Categories Accounting, Finance, Payroll, Payroll
La Ronge, SK


The Lac La Ronge Indian Band Support Services is now accepting applications for the following position:

(This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not apply)


The Payroll Officer position is a full-time permanent position based out of the La Ronge Central Office. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Director Support Services and perform all payroll functions and maintain Payroll records for all employees.

  • Assist in the preparation and administration of payroll for all company employees, while auditing payroll processing reports for accuracy.
  • Ensure that all salaries are paid accurately and in a timely fashion to all company employees.
  • Prepare journal entries and issue forms, such as records of employment, income tax forms, and remittances.
  • Assist in the administration of employee benefits programs.
  • Take and handle all inquiries arising from questions about payroll.
  • Maintain detailed records and documentation of payroll functions for audit purposes, in accordance with statutory requirements.
  • Maintain records for pension and life assurance contributions made by employees; liaise with service providers to ensure funds are transferred as appropriate.
  • Monitor holiday and attendance records.
  • Collaborate with the HR department and other departments to ensure pay and personnel records are accurate and up to date.
  • Other financial duties as assigned.


  • Diploma in Accounting, Business, Finance or relevant field.
  • 3 (three) years’ experience in payroll administration. Combination of qualification and experience shall be considered.
  • Strong knowledge of payroll systems, internal controls, and management.
  • Advanced proficiency with Xyntax accounting software and payroll programs and applications.
  • Strong Microsoft Office and computer skills.
  • Must be able to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to respond appropriately in pressure situations with a calm and steady demeanor.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to speak Cree would be considered an asset;
  • Valid class 5 drivers license;
  • Must provide a satisfactory Drivers Abstract, Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Screening.

LLRIB employees are entitled to a complete benefits package: pension, insurance, northern living allowance, housing allowance and relocation allowances, where applicable.

Date of posting: June 2, 2020 Deadline for application: Until Suitable Candidate is Found

Submit updated cover letter, resume including three (3) professional references (excluding Chief and/or Councillors, and Criminal Record Check) to:

Human Resources Phone: (306) 425-2183

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Fax: (306) 425-2170

Box 480 La Ronge, Saskatchewan S0J 1L0 Online:

** NOTE: Please be advised applications received without the proper documentation will not be considered.

For further information, call Rizwan Ahmed, Director of Support Services at (306) 425-1167.

LLRIB thanks all interested applicants; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. Telephone interviews will not be granted.

Since this position is engaged primarily in serving the interests of Aboriginal people, Lac La Ronge Indian Band shall give preference to Aboriginal people who posses the requisite skill sets and experience.

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