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The Anglican Diocese of British Columbia (also known as the diocese of islands and inlets) is seeking a full-time Payroll and Benefits Administrator to support the synod office, located in Fairfield/downtown Victoria.

The Payroll and Benefits Administrator will maintain regular weekly in-office hours to provide payroll processing for 150+ employees, benefits administration, and other HR-related tasks. 

The Administrator must possess excellent verbal and written English communications skills, enthusiasm for change and adaptation, and a positive, optimistic attitude.

We are looking for an individual who has a strong background (minimum of five years) in progressive payroll work experience and the following skills/experience:

  • advanced computer literacy and proficiency with the Microsoft Office365 Suite, in particular, high proficiency with Excel is a requirement
  • experience working with Payworks, or similar payroll softwares
  • accounting/bookkeeping experience
  • experience administrating a benefits program
  • preference given to those with an accreditation as a Certified Payroll Administrator, Payroll Compliance Practitioner, or equivalent

Candidates must be able to provide a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector search, and abide by the diocesan policies including a confidentiality agreement, information security policy, social media policy and privacy policy.

About the synod office

The synod office is a professional but casual working environment where a small, tight team works together to serve a diocese of forty-six worshipping communities through the administration of people, payroll, insurance, property management, refugee programming, community and congregational development, and archival management.

The Diocese of British Columbia is an equitable employer that operates on Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and the Broughton Archipelago with humility and gratitude to the First Peoples of Turtle Island on whose traditional lands we work and play. We are a regional expression of the Anglican Church of Canada, part of the worldwide Anglican Communion. We are a progressive church where seekers are welcome to receive communion, baptism, marriage, and ordination on an equal basis.

How to apply

Please address your  résumé  and covering letter to The Right Rev. Anna Greenwood-Lee, bishop of the diocese. Applications can be emailed to jobs@bc.anglican.caThe deadline for applications is March 3, 2023.