Human Resources/Payroll Clerk

Sudbury, ON
July 12, 2019
August 5, 2019
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

NOSM is a made-in-the-North solution that is attracting attention from around the world for its innovative model of community-engaged medical education and research, while staying true to its social accountability mandate of contributing to improving the health of the people and communities of Northern Ontario.

In addition to competitive salaries, NOSM contributes to employee well-being through its comprehensive medical, dental, and pension benefits. Depending on the type of employment, NOSM also offers:

  • generous vacation time off, including additional time off in December
  • tuition benefits for Lakehead University and Laurentian University
  • employee assistance program
  • professional development funding
  • equity and diversity support and initiatives 
  • financial and retirement planning workshops

Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, the Human Resources/Payroll Clerk’s primary responsibilities include processing payroll as well as pension and benefit information and remittances.  Highly organized and detail-oriented, the incumbent also reconciles and pays remittances, prepares reports and statistical information for various stakeholders, and maintains accurate records.  Additional responsibilities include supporting the human resources team with various special projects directly related to the overall objectives of the Unit.

The successful candidate must have a post-secondary diploma in a related discipline (payroll/finance/accounting/administration), coupled with one year of related experience working in an automated HRIS/payroll environment.  Completion of the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation from the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) is an asset.  Required skills include working knowledge of and ability to interpret collective agreements and payroll legislation associated with employment standards and privacy of information.  The incumbent’s ability to exercise judgment and problem-solve is complemented by a dedication to outstanding customer service.  The ability to handle data entry and competing priorities while meeting deadlines is a requirement.


  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English (verbally, written and comprehension)
  • French/Indigenous language skills would be considered asse

Learn more about this position by reading the full job description at

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume along with verification of academic accomplishments quoting the competition number # 2019-1326-AM no later than August 5, 2019 at 4:00 PM to:

Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Attention:  Human Resources

935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 2C6


Fax:  (705) 671-3880

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, or require an accessible version this posting, please contact Human Resources via email at

 The Northern Ontario School of Medicine invites applications from all qualified individuals. NOSM is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

NOSM needs to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.  Applications need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

“Yes, I am a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.”

“Yes, I am not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada but I am legally eligible to work in Canada.”

“No, I am not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada or otherwise legally eligible to work in Canada.”

While all responses are appreciated and will be handled with the strictest confidence, only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.