SVDN Employment Opportunity- Payroll Officer (2020.12.22)

Position Summary: As part of the Finance and Human Resource team, the Payroll Officer will work in conjunction with the Directors of Finance, Comptroller and Human Resources in completing all relevant Payroll functions and reporting. 


  • Detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Interpersonal skills, critical thinking and the ability to problem solve
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, and English comprehension 
  • Broad range of computer skills, including Microsoft Office products. 
  • Experience with various Payroll software’s will be considered an asset 
  • Working knowledge of best practices and government legislation, such as Manitoba Employment Standards Act, The Human Rights Code, Canadian Payroll Association Compliance 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and is able to work independently and unsupervised 
  • Proven ability to handle sensitive and personal information in a confidential manner 

Qualifications & Requirements 

  • High school diploma 
  • Canadian Payroll Compliance Practitioner Designation (PCP), or working towards. Sioux Valley Dakota Nation will consider providing PCP training for the right candidate 
  • Two years experience in payroll
  • Two years experience in accounting 
  • Other combination of related education and experience may be considered
  • Active commitment to ongoing personal development and continuous learning in the payroll and accounting fields
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a dependable vehicle 
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check 
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time 

Application deadline – December 22, 2020

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to:

Human Resources Department 

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation

P.O. BOX 38, Griswold, Manitoba R0M 0S0

PH:  204-855-2760   FAX:  204-855-2131

We thank all who apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted