Department: NCN Government Office
Position: Interim Payroll Clerk
Deadline: TBD-Posting will continue until position is filled
Start Date: ASAP
Salary Range: Negotiable
Ref #: NCN 2022-05-13-001

The Payroll (PR) Clerk is directly responsible for performing data entry and related duties in disbursing payroll to individuals. The job includes maintaining ledgers on Staff Advances and Garnishees. The Payroll Clerk will also ensure the timely and accurate payment processing to the Receiver General, pension, rent, Garnishees and other related party transactions. This position involves diplomatic interaction to provide payroll information and support to minimize payroll-related issues.


  • Process bi-weekly payroll, including summarizing of timesheets for all staff.
  • Post and reconcile staff advances monthly. Provide listing to the Chief Financial Officer by the 15th of the month following.
  • Monitor staff benefits for accuracy – reporting missing information to HR for adjustments.
  • Post PR data to the general ledger.
  • Ensure the strict confidentiality and privacy of financial records.
  • Ensure payroll follows the Nisichawayasihk Finance Law and the Nisichawayasihk Personal Policy.
  • Issuance of ROEs as per required by Law,
  • Issue T4s and submit to CRA as required.
  • Investigate payment problems while following policies and procedures.
  • Assist with audit requirements at year-end


  • Equivalent experience and/or education will be considered
  • Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines for payroll processing.
  • Working knowledge of the Canadian Labour Standards Code and Manitoba Labour code would be advantageous.
  • Must possess a high level of moral judgment for handling confidential information.
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy are essential skills.
  • Must be familiar with Sage 300
  • Must be familiar Microsoft Office Tools

If you are interested, please forward your cover letter, Criminal Records Check and resume to:

Kim Linklater, Executive Director of Human Resources

Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation

Phone: (204) 484-2604
Cell: (204) 307-2107
Fax: (204) 484-2588