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HR Payroll Analyst

Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted August 3, 2022.

HR Payroll Analyst
Job Number: 98150
Job: Administrative/Service
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Offsite Location, 100 King St. West
Organization: HR Systems
Status: Temporary Full-time
Hours per week: 37.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: Non Union Employees
Minimum Salary: 32.2000 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 41.2800
Post Date: Jul 26, 2022, 4:00:00 AM

Close Date (Period for Applying) – External

: Aug 25, 2022, 3:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

HR Support Services is made up of a team of HR professionals and innovators who contribute to the achievement of Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) operational and strategic priorities. HR Support Services is organized by streams (HR Payroll, HR Reporting, Compensation & Benefits, and HR & Payroll Solutions) to provide a wide range of HR services and programs for the HHS community. This team is part of the broader Human Resources Portfolio that includes Health Safety and Wellness, HR Operations, Employee & Labour Relations, Talent, Organizational Development and Human Rights & Diversity. The HR Support Services model and overall vision emphasizes a client focus, collaboration, integrity, and continuous improvement.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Senior HR Payroll Specialist, the HR Payroll Analyst runs end-to-end processing of the bi-weekly and off cycle pay runs for over 12,000 employees at Hamilton Health Sciences. This includes Oracle HCM Cloud processing, complex data validation and analysis, and troubleshooting as needed.

The incumbent will act as a key resource for payroll related inquiries/escalations, ensuring that payroll policies, procedures, and established best practices are applied to resolve issues in a timely and accurate manner. As a member of the HR Support Services team, the HR Payroll Analyst will work closely with the HR Operations team to ensure accurate processing of HR and pay related activities.

The incumbent will be responsible for various projects including process improvements and system changes including end to end testing. The role is integral as part of the overall HR Payroll team that is client oriented, accuracy driven and best practice focused in the work they perform.

The ideal candidate is currently working in a similar role with considerable payroll knowledge and experience ideally with an Oracle payroll product. Intermediate working knowledge of excel is required. Experience processing payroll for a large size employer is required and public sector experience in unionized environment is preferred. The ideal candidate has exposure to working within a HR Shared Services model and possesses highly developed interpersonal, client services, and leadership abilities.

Schedule Work Hours

Days, Monday to Friday with willingness to be flexible with working hours to suit operational requirements. 37.5 hours per week. This position is temporary for 21 months.

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.


1. Undergraduate Degree (Accounting, Business, or other relevant).
2. Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification considered an asset.
3. Thorough knowledge of payroll related legislation, theory, processes, reporting.
4. Strong understanding of payroll and human resources operations (benefits, compensation, and pensions).
5. Legislative knowledge relevant to payroll including but not limited to: Employment Standards Act, Employment Insurance Act, Canada Pension Plan Act, Income Tax Act, etc.
6. Strong orientation to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness.
7. Proven ability to multi-task with competing priorities to ensure responsibilities are fulfilled, often within tight timelines.

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners. To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website. Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Operations at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made. This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements: Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement