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HR Business Analyst

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Position Details

Posting Summary

Competition Number 20240215A/S
Position Title HR Business Analyst
Faculty/Department Human Resources
Unit Human Resources - HR Service Centre
Employee Group Out of Scope
Collective Agreement Consideration Open to the Public.
CUPE 5791 Job Family N/A
Category Staff
Number of Vacancies 1
Position Summary
Are you ready to help lead a talented team and ensure compliance with agreements, policies, and legislation while driving exciting HR system enhancements across campus?

Reporting to the Director, HR Service Centre, the HR Business Analyst (Employment) is responsible for providing leadership to a team of three Employment Service Specialists who handle all aspects of employment administration, including reviewing all appointment letters to ensure compliance with collective bargaining agreements, University policy, labour standards and legislation; creating and maintaining employee records, generating statutory reporting related to payroll including records of employment (ROE) and T4 reporting; calculating annual salary increases; providing administrative support to faculty performance and promotion committees; and providing front line customer service for Human Resources.

The HR Business Analyst will use their strong systems skills to assist with the maintenance and troubleshooting of HR information systems. The position will be responsible for project management of select upgrades and changes to systems including designing, testing, documenting, training, and coordinating implementation across the campus.

What You’ll Do:
  • Implementing, maintaining, and monitoring internal controls HR systems including exception queries and other reports to ensure controls are functioning as intended.
  • Responsible for the operation, security, and troubleshooting of the hiring workflows which are used to process over 8,100 appointments annually.
  • Acting as the University’s primary contact with CRA on payroll taxation for all business accounts, reconciling payroll liability accounts, and preparing T4 reporting.
  • Responsible for project management of select system upgrades and improvements including planning, design, testing, training, implementation, and troubleshooting.
  • Creating new position codes, updating salary scales, coordinating the fiscal year roll-over with Financial Services, and creating the position salary and benefit budget.
  • Advising University staff on procedure, internal control, taxation and technical issues.
  • Interacting with staff in the HR department to provide consultative advice, guidance and support to planning initiatives through financial and management information systems analysis, reports and recommendations.
  • Serving on committees which recommend, coordinate, and implement changes and improvements in fiscal controls, policies, procedures and financial/human resource management systems.
  • Liaise and work collaboratively with internal departments, including Information Services, Financial Services.
  • Providing assistance and answering questions from CRA auditors and Provincial Auditors as necessary.
  • Filling-in for the HR Business Analyst (Payroll) and Director, HR Service Centre, as required.
  • Plus More: Be ready to take on additional related tasks as assigned – your role is dynamic and essential to our success!

Why Join Us?
At the University of Regina, we’re more than just a campus – we’re a community!
Join our team and enjoy:
  • Meaningful Impact: Your work directly contributes to creating a better environment for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Professional Growth: We support your development, offering opportunities for advancement and learning.
  • Work-Life Balance: We value your well-being and know your personal life is most important!
  • Dynamic and Inclusive Workplace: We value diversity and inclusivity. You’ll be part of a team that celebrates different perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences, making every day an opportunity for personal growth.
  • Innovation Culture: We encourage fresh ideas and innovative thinking.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive compensation package and benefits to reward your talent. A few of the these benefits include Health/Dental/Vision Benefits, flexible spending account, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, and much more!

Join us in revolutionizing employment administration—apply now and make your mark!
Position Requirements
What You’ll Bring to this Position:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Administration, Commerce, or Computer Science.
  • 5 or more years of related experience in accounting, internal controls, database management and project management.
  • A professional accounting designation (CPA) would be an asset.
  • Preference will be given for applicants with certification by the Canadian Payroll Association (PCP or CPM), the successful candidate will be required to complete the PCP certification.

Skills That Will Ensure Your Success in the Role:
  • Experience querying, editing data, creating reports with SQL or with tools such as Microsoft Access. Specific experience in payroll processing and taxation is preferred but not required.
  • You must have strong interpersonal skills to be able to relate effectively with staff and the public while you build and foster relationships with a wide variety of clients and customers.
  • You must be able to exercise tact, initiative, and sound judgment, including discretion in dealing with sensitive and confidential matters. You will have superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • You will have superior analytical skills and attention to detail to be able to review issues, assess alternative courses of actions and make meaningful recommendations as well as analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.
  • You must be able to evaluate, develop/modify and implement strategic business plans, operating plans, information support systems, and processes.
Physical Demands
Pay Grade OOS 6
Salary Range $78,801 - $118,199 Annually
Status Permanent
Work Hours
Monday to Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Duration (if Term/Temporary)
Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time
Preference Posting Indigenous People, Visible Minority, Person with a Disability, Woman
Target Posting Not Targeted
Additional Information

Contact Information
Job Open Date 07/08/2024
Job Close Date 07/21/2024
Open Until Filled No
Special Application Instructions
We know imposter syndrome can get in the way, so please don’t hesitate to apply. We’d love to hear from you. Submit your application today!
Diversity Statement
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

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Documents Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Contact Info