Payroll Officer

Job Title: Payroll Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: CBD & Inner Suburbs
Start Date: November
Reference: 888220
Contact Name: Annie Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2019 14:01

Job Description

About The Role: 
As the Payroll Officer you will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive payroll service to the business as well as providing advice remuneration and benefits.

 About you:
  • A minimum of 5 years payroll experience, from an industrial environment such as electricity or mining.
  • Understanding of general accounting principles.
  • Ability to interpret Awards/ Agreements and apply policies and procedures to the payroll function.
  • Knowledge of integrated ERP system (Payroll modules)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of PAYG tax, FBT and superannuation legislation and its application to Payroll related issues.
Responsibilities and outcomes
  • Co-ordinate the day to day operating aspects of the payroll function including taxation (PAYG and payroll tax), leave management, superannuation, allowances, salary sacrifice options, terminations etc.
  • Process payroll for employees ensuring all deadlines are met.
  • Co-ordinate the compilation of weekly, fortnightly or monthly deductions and superannuation contributions and forward to suppliers.
  • With an understanding and regard to award requirements, monitor leave balances and employee entitlement to payment, after the collection of relevant forms and certificates.
  • Qualify the submission of overtime and entitlement submissions with Supervisors to ensure claims accurately reflect the work undertaken.
  • Reviewing and checking staff transaction reports to ensure audit requirements are met, and reviewing the final pay run for accuracy.
  • Give advice on and provide interpretation of appropriate legislative and regulatory requirements and implement these within the payroll system.
  • Develop and maintain up to date payroll procedures.
  • Provide information and input as required into the EBA process

  • Diploma level qualifications in business/commerce or human resources (desirable)

To learn more please call Annie Kennedy on 3054 1141 or apply online.