Payroll & HR Administrator

Job title : Payroll & HR Administrator
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent / Full Time
Salary : $100,000 - $110,000 package
Contact name : Emma Kennedy
Contact email :
Job reference : EKN3640
  • Ability to work remotely (with an office presence in Melbourne's North)
  • Above market salary on offer | Autonomy in your role
  • End to end payroll position with HR responsibilities | Supportive leadership

The Organisation

A successful national company at the forefront of their industry, is seeking a motivated and driven Payroll & HR Administrator to join their dynamic team. This business has a long established reputation for integrity and professionalism, and boast a high performance culture which rewards effort and success. The office is located in Melbourne's North, with an enviable culture ad attractive staff benefits, however the role has the ability to successfully be conducted on a virtual basis working from home. This role will be an exciting opportunity for those looking for their next challenge combining Payroll and HR functions. 

Position Description 
Reporting directly into the Human Resources Manager, you will take ownership of the Payroll function and assist with various HR duties. Your responsibilities will include: 
  • Processing fortnightly payroll for up to 200-300 employees
  • Interpretation and application of EBA and awards
  • Prepare and lodge payroll tax and superannuation
  • Onboard new starters and oversee the induction paperwork
  • Issuing Letters of Offer and contracts for new starter employees
  • Proving accurate information in response to employee queries
  • Coordinate the annual salary review process for employees
  • Ensure all monthly and yearly payroll deadlines are met
  • Test and implement relevant payroll systems upgrades
  • Assist with varying HR duties 

Ideal Candidate Profile
The successful application will have a strong background in payroll, with an ability to confidently take ownership of the payroll function, with a combined passion for human resources. You will have effective time management and organisational skills, and a proven ability to work autonomously, as well as collaboratively in a broader team setting. Strong attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and a willingness to be flexible will be essential for this position. You will have a strong desire to support the HR Manager and co-ordinate the end to end payroll function for the business. In return you will be offered a supportive and enjoyable working environment, and have an ability to work remotely from home if this is of preference.

Additional Benefits
  • Supportive management team
  • Attractive remuneration (circa $100,000-$110,000 package - negotiable dependent on experience)
  • Work life balance
  • Immediate start is available
  • Job security in a permanent role
  • Ability to work remotely (or in an office in Melbourne's North with onsite parking)

How to Apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Emma Kennedy on