Position:  Payroll Clerk
Location:  Nanaimo, British Columbia
Job Id:  820
# of Openings:  1

Tilray is a federally licensed producer of medical cannabis. We are committed to setting the gold standard of care and excellence in our industry. We believe that commitment starts with a great work environment and benefits for our associates.

Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?
Ready to apply your talents to make a positive difference in the lives of patients across the country?
Reporting to the Payroll Supervisor, the Payroll Clerk is responsible for inputting payroll in a timely and accurate manner, bi-weekly. Other responsibilities include assisting with accounts payable.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Under the guidance of Payroll Administration, prepare and administer payroll for all company employees on a bi-weekly basis, while auditing payroll processing reports for accuracy
  • Ensure that all salaries and wages are paid accurately and in a timely fashion to all company employees
  • Handle inquiries arising from questions about payroll
  • Process salary increases, bonuses, commissions, employee payroll changes, etc. as directed
  • Maintain detailed records and documentation of payroll functions for audit purposes, in accordance with statutory requirements
  • As required, monitor holiday and attendance records for business units
  • Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data.
  • Updates payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers.
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Determines payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and provincial income  taxes and Employment Insurance, and workers compensation payments.
  • Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Other financial duties as assigned


  • Possessing the Payroll Compliance Practitioner designation is an asset
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience preferred
  • Knowledge of payroll systems, and internal controls
  • Experience in processing of salaries and other forms of compensation
  • Must be able to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner
  • Strong work ethic along with a high level of moral judgement for handling confidential information and monetary transactions
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with strong diplomatic, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills in order to manage challenging situations
  • Excellent teamwork and team building skills with the ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with departments across the organization, key business partners, and government agencies
  • Must have strong problem identification and resolution skills
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now is an asset
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office Application

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