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Payment Assessor (5429)

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Payment Assessor
Organization:  Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba
Province:  Manitoba
Location:  Winnipeg
Job Start Date:  11-Oct-2022
Salary:  51962
Description:

Job Summary:

The Payment Assessor is responsible for gathering information and establishing all wage loss benefit rates for WCB claims according to existing policies, procedures and the Workers Compensation Act.

Job Duties:
Gathers, assembles, reviews, develops and assesses information to establish and issue payments on accepted claim files. Contacts employers, injured workers and insurance companies, and consults with the Adjudicator/Case Manager to clarify payment related issues before benefits are processed.

Reviews and performs routine and complex calculations to confirm initial wage loss, ongoing entitlement and the following adjustments if required: overpayments, garnishee orders, Shelter Rebate entitlements, benefit adjustments (eg. Apprentice, Volunteer or Youthful Worker), annuities and average earnings and issue payments/establish collections when appropriate.

Reads, interprets and applies applicable legislation (WC Act, EI, CRA, etc.), policies, financial statements and income tax returns to determine correct benefit rates.

Communicates in a timely and effective manner with injured workers or their representatives, employers, worker advisors, lawyers and unions to obtain/provide information, respond to inquiries and explain calculations.

Sets up regular cyclical payments of Claims and Rehabilitation files.

Acts as a technical resource to share payment calculation information with other Compensation Services staff and Managers.

Participates in payment related meetings.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Two (2) year post secondary diploma in Business Administration or a related discipline

Minimum one (1) year related experience in a similar environment making decisions based on a defined set of criteria (i.e.: policies and procedures)

Ability to use a personal computer and software in a Windows environment

Aptitude for mathematics, problem solving and detailed accurate work

Ability to obtain, assess and evaluate information to perform calculations

Ability to read, interpret, and apply legislation, policies, financial statements, income tax tables and income tax returns

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

Ability to organize and prioritize workload

Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines

Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

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