Payroll Officer

Job title : Payroll Officer
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Part Time
Job reference : 1386034
About the client

Located in Melbourne's South-East Suburbs, our client has a strong global presence across 100 countries. They pride themselves on innovation and excellence and boast a collaborative, high-performing team environment. This permanent role requires a motivated and capable individual who is keen to positively contribute to a fantastic business.

About the role 

Our client is seeking an experienced and professional Payroll Officer (part time or full time) to join their team. The ideal candidate will have a high level of organisation, accountability and attention to detail. This role will allow growth and exposure to a pay across multiple countries, and is perfect for an experienced candidate looking to take a step back for work life balance, or someone returning to the work force after taking a break. 


This role sits in a pivotal for the organisation, working with a successful business and reporting into the Global Accounts Manager. This role would involve:

  • Verify timekeeping records and consult employees about any discrepancies
  • Record payroll data in various global payroll software programs (including Xero) and verify all amounts prior to release fortnightly for global offices
  • Liaise with payroll agents in global markets processing of payroll
  • Initiate direct deposits for payroll globally
  • Report on payroll expenses and following company policies in this regard globally
  • Undertake all coding related to salaries, leave & expense reimbursements globally and complete monthly journals in QuickBooks & Xero to ensure fully reconciled.
  • Assisting with end of month reporting related to payroll
  • Preparation and payment of all State and Federal tax obligations including PAYG tax, Payroll tax (NSW & VIC), Superannuation Guarantee Contributions, 401K (USA)
  • Preparation and payment of annual workcover
  • Processing new employee's contracts and terminations (from a payroll perspective)
  • Managing leave entitlements and payments & communication with staff on balances and Christmas closure dates etc.
  • Answering general payroll enquiries & Resolving payroll issues
  • Any other tasks as requested by our Executive team

Skills / Experience
  • Experience working in a similar position in a Professional environment is essential
  • Computer literate to intermediate level including (MS office suite & internet)
  • Excellent telephone manner, communication skills and customer service mindset
  • Discretion in relation to confidential information
  • Good written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative in problem solving and in exercising judgement
  • Self-directed attitude and the willingness to learn and grow your skills across a number of key business areas

How to apply

To apply please follow the link below or for a confidential discussion please contact Sam Bearham-Jones via email at