Employment Opportunity - Payroll and Accounting Clerk

The Township of Douro-Dummer is seeking candidates for the full-time position of Payroll and Accounting Clerk. This position will be responsible for processing payroll, administering the employee benefits program, completing required payroll remittances and the accounts’ payable function. Click here for a detailed job description.

Type:                   Permanent - Full-time
Compensation: $30.79 - $36.22 per hour plus Health and Dental Benefits and enrolment in OMERS Pension Plan
Hours of work:  34.5 hours per week
Department:      Finance


  • Two years of experience in a payroll and/or accounting position;
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in business, economics, accounting, payroll or finance;
  • Excellent judgement, tact, time management, organizational, and customer service skills;
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (including but not limited to Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point), and related Public Sector financial software (Great Plains) would be an asset;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting and payroll processes and attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting with a high degree of confidentiality, autonomy, accuracy, and reliability;
  • Obtain and maintain a “clean” criminal reference verification (bondable)

Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your application. This position will allow a candidate to be exposed to a variety of payroll and financial applications. The successful applicant must be willing and able to learn multiple avenues of this sector.

Applications must be clearly marked “Payroll and Accounting Clerk” and will be received in confidence no later than
April 3, 2024, at 4pm. Please submit your resume to the Treasurer, Paul Creamer, Township of Douro-Dummer.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Candidates are encouraged to inform of any accommodating requests so that they can be dealt with throughout the recruitment process. Personal information is collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only to evaluate the suitability of applicants for employment.