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Human Resources And Payroll Coordinator


- Grade 12 or equivalentOR- Mature student status (18 years of age or older) and a passing score on the entrance examination

Benefits of this program

- Train in less than a year- Learn about Sage 50 software- Become eligible to access the National Payroll Institute's Payroll Compliance Practitioner Program

Employment Opportunities

- Accounting Clerk- Accounts Payable Clerk- Accounts Receivable Clerk- Audit Clerk- Tax Return Preparer- Benefits Officer- Pay and Benefits Clerk- Pay Clerk

The human resources and payroll functions are essential to the success of every business. In under a year of training at Rumi Academy, you can gain the in-demand skills you need to start a new career in this field.

Your courses will cover fundamental human resources topics including employment law, organizational behaviour, training, compensation, and more. You’ll also learn everything you need to know about Sage 50 software, bookkeeping, and current accounting and payroll practices.

National Payroll Institute Designation
The National Payroll Institute’s PCP designation is the foundation for a successful career in payroll. The PCP courses will help you gain an in-depth understanding of the legislative requirements to keep your organization compliant throughout the annual payroll cycle. When you achieve the designation, you join a growing community of supportive professionals and gain access to the resources you need to stay current and compliant.

The PCP designation requires three core payroll courses, an Introduction to Accounting course transfer credit and one year of weighted payroll work experience:

Payroll Compliance Legislation
Payroll Fundamentals 1 – Prerequisite: Payroll Compliance Legislation
Payroll Fundamentals 2 – Prerequisites: Payroll Compliance Legislation and Payroll Fundamentals 1
Introduction to Accounting – must be completed at a post-secondary institution
PCP Work Experience Requirement Application (a minimum of one year weighted payroll work experience)

All PCP courses, including the Introduction to Accounting transfer credit course, require a passing grade of 65%.

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Qestions & Answers

The role of an HR and Payroll Coordinator involves managing various aspects related to human resources and payroll functions within an organization.

Here are essential skills for individuals in this role:

Attention to Detail,Organizational Skills,Time Management,Communication Skills,Problem-Solving,Discretion and Confidentiality, Customer Service,Ethical Conduct,Analytical Skills,Familiarity with Payroll Software and HRIS,Legal Compliance,Team Collaboration,Adaptability, Numeracy Skills, Continuous Learning,Interpersonal Skills.

However, here are some common tasks associated with this role:

Payroll Processing, Benefits Administration,Employee Records Management,Onboarding and Offboarding,Time and Attendance Tracking,Compliance and Policy Implementation, Employee Relations,Training and Development Support,Reporting and Analytics,Payroll Tax Administration,HRIS Management,Employee Engagement Initiatives,Respond to Verification Requests,Performance Management Support,Continuous Improvement,Coordination with Other Departments,Employee Communication.

Many entry-level HR and payroll positions, including coordinator roles, may require a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Here are potential career paths and advancement opportunities for professionals in this role:

Senior HR and Payroll Coordinator,HR Generalist or Specialist,Payroll Manager,Human Resources Manager,Compensation and Benefits Analyst or Manager,HRIS Analyst or Manager,Training and Development Manager,Employee Relations Specialist,Business Partner or HR Consultant,Director of Human Resources,Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO),Entrepreneurship and Consulting,Advanced Education and Certification.

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