Finance/Payroll Associate – Full Time

Bedford NS/Hybrid

About us:

igility, a subsidiary of Health Association Nova Scotia (HANS), is an organization focused on customized innovation solutions in all aspects of our members’ evolving business needs. We leverage knowledge, technology, and expertise from more than 60 years’ experience in health care ranging from, but not limited to: Safe Patient Handling Solutions; Consulting and Advisory Services; Human Resource& Financial Service Consulting; and Project Design; and Implementation & Management. We collaboratively seek opportunities to deliver greater business efficiency to allow our members more time to dedicate to core business activities with the goal of extending the reach of budgets and enhancing the quality of care.

About the Role:

The finance/payroll associate will help the Group Purchasing department with processing work in accounts receivable, accounts payable, as well as supplier and account reconciliations.  The associate will also assist with Payroll tasks to support the operations of the department. The finance associate is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of accounting and payroll transaction work, supporting needs of clients and other general accounting functions.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Performing Payroll support and reconciliations (pension/benefits).
  • Provision of customer service to internal and external clients.
  • Excellent communication skills, in particular verbal and written communications.
  • Working with a leading cloud-based software solutions, including trouble shooting client issues and responding to client with solutions.
  • Performing other general accounting functions.


As the ideal candidate, you have experience in payroll & benefits, general accounting and finance functions, e.g. accounts payable, accounts receivables, general ledger, account reconciliations, etc.   Excellent verbal and written communication skills for working with clients and customers, and a high level of capability in the areas of analytical, and problem-solving skills; ability to organize and prioritize work.  Experience in MS Office solutions (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), payroll system solutions (Payworks, etc.) and using financial systems and databases.  Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively work with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.  You have a college diploma in business, or university degree in business with a minimum of 3 years of related experience. Payroll Compliance Professional Certificate (PCP) would be an asset.

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive salary & benefits package
  • Hybrid Work Environment
  • On-site free parking

Application Process:

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter by email:

This posting will remain open until August 7, 2023

As an organization that supports a diverse workplace, igility welcomes people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, age, religion, physical and mental abilities, family status, and political belief and affiliation.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.