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Payroll Coordinator

Situated within the unceded territory of squilx”/syilx (Okanagan) peoples, Lake Country is a vibrant community of approximately 15,000 citizens and is located in the heart of the rapidly growing Okanagan Valley. Lake Country is less than a half hour drive from downtown Kelowna and mere minutes to beautiful orchards, wineries, farms and the serenity of the Okanagan lakes. Lake Country is in close proximity to the Kelowna International Airport and the University of British Columbia – Okanagan. Residents enjoy hot summers and temperate winters with boundless opportunities for year-round recreation – from water sports to cycling, golfing, skiing, hiking and much more. If you are searching to relocate to a community that truly has it all, join our team and experience ‘Life. The Okanagan Way!’

About the Opportunity
The District of Lake Country has an exciting opportunity for a permanent full-time Payroll Coordinator based in Lake Country, BC.
Reporting to the Manager of Finance, the Payroll Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the financial and accounting records of the municipality are accurately prepared and maintained in accordance with District policies, procedures and bylaws. The scope of work focuses primarily on payroll functions.
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited:

  • Coordinating, preparing, and processing payroll, including regular and year end reports, T4’s, and remittances for Union, Exempt, Council, and Paid on Call Fire, while ensuring accuracy and compliance with government legislation, collective agreements, bylaws, and corporate policies and practices;
  • Enter and maintain payroll records and documentation of payroll functions for audit purposes, in accordance with legislative requirements;
  • Research, resolve, respond to and recommend action on payroll and finance related inquiries from internal and external stakeholders.

More About You
To qualify for this role, you must have a minimum of three years’ work experience in an accounting position, preferably in a payroll setting. Additionally, two years post-secondary in accounting or business administration is required, along with having completed the Canadian Payroll Compliance Professional Program.
As our ideal candidate, you have a strong knowledge of the policies, procedures and principles of payroll, collective agreements, and other related accounting duties. You have excellent skills in tactfully explaining or exchanging information and handling sensitive and highly confidential matters, with a keen attention to detail and organizational skills.

Above all, we value a collaborative attitude and exceptional communication skills, and fostering positive working relationships with staff.

About the Benefits

  • You will receive a competitive salary of $36.85 an hour per hour (2024 wage rate); A probation rate of 90% applies to the six-month probation period.
  • Generous vacation and wellness leave;
  • 100% Employer-covered health and paramedical benefits;
  • Professional and education development support;
  • An attractive pension program;
  • A collaborative, supportive, and inclusive work culture; and
  • Regular team bonding events such as service awards, employee recognitions, year-end staff lunch, and more.

For a detailed job description, and more information about Lake Country, please visit:

This position will remain posted until filled.

Applications will be accepted through our website at and will be reviewed as they are received.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The District of Lake Country is committed to being an equal opportunity employer who embraces and respects diversity. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process by contacting .