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Payroll Clerk

Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: 
Closing Date:
Friday, May 27, 2022

L06/PSAC Bargaining Unit
Pay Rate: 
$30.78 - $38.94
Employment Status: 
Term Full Time
Monthly/weekly hours: 
1.0 FTE
Start Date: 
Saturday, May 28, 2022


Competition #2022-273 (PSAC Bargaining Unit)

Term Full Time position

May 28 – November 18, 2022

This position is at the L06 level with an hourly pay range of $30.78 to $38.94


Are you looking to be part of an exceptional and passionate health care team in one of Canada’s most spectacular natural environments with vast and stunning wilderness at your doorstep?


Yukon Hospitals strives to cultivate an environment of passionate and engaged people with a culture that values growth, work/life balance, and wellness in helping all our people reach optimal ability. Our organization is an integrated system of hospitals: Whitehorse General Hospital (55 beds), Watson Lake Community Hospital (6 beds) and Dawson City Community Hospital (6 beds).


Reporting to the Manager Accounting Services, at Whitehorse General Hospital, the Payroll Clerk will be responsible for assisting with the accurate processing of the regular bi-weekly payroll of the Corporation and processing leave applications and calculating the cost of benefits.  This position is also responsible for completing monthly General Ledger reconciliations, assisting with year-end working papers for external audit and providing support to the Finance Team.


Knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  • Solid demonstrable knowledge of payroll and leave administration
  • Knowledge of collective agreement administration
  • Knowledge of and ability to administer legislated acts and regulations relating to payroll (e.g. Revenue Canada Taxation, Employment Insurance Act, WCB Act, etc.)
  • Knowledge of accounting practices
  • Good analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong computers skills and ability to use various computer Microsoft Office software products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communications skills
  • Good research and report writing skills
  • Cross cultural awareness, sensitivity and understanding
  • Tact and diplomacy and use of good judgment
  • Strong problem solving skills


The successful candidate should have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in processing payroll and benefit/leave administration preferably in a unionized environment and in a hospital or other healthcare environment; Accounting/bookkeeping certificate or diploma (1-2 years) and/or 2 years working experience; Non-violent crisis intervention or similar non-violence training to be obtained within 6 months of hire. Strong knowledge of the Meditech System and Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation from the Canadian Payroll Association is desired. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be considered.


TO APPLY: quote competition #2022-273 and email your resume to by 4:00 pm May 27, 2022


For more information, contact recruitment at or 867-393-8675

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Indigenous Workforce Initiative - We are committed to having a diverse and representative workforce that reflects the community we serve.  When applying to YHC Career Opportunities, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the email body of your application.  Please do so in whatever manner you feel accurately reflects who you are. You will then be connected with Yukon Hospitals’ Indigenous Workforce Initiative (IWI), where you can receive support with application materials, hear about additional training or mentorship opportunities, and ask any questions you have.  All self-identification information will remain confidential. You are also welcome to contact IWI supports before submitting your application at or call 867-332-7203. 


Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.


Posting Date: May 13, 2022

Last Updated:Fri, 05/13/2022 - 16:19