Payroll Officer

Job title : Payroll Officer
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : $80,000 - $85,000 + super
Contact name : Emily O'Brien
Contact email :
Job reference : 1493805
  • Full time permanent position
  • Office based in Melbourne CBD
  • Highly flexible working environment - 3 days office / 2 from home
The Organisation
Our client is an S&P/ASX 300 listed business who are on the lookout for a Payroll Officer to facilitate the running, delivery and controlling of the payment of wages and salaries, and to ensure the accurate and timely maintenance of related payroll records whilst adhering to the relevant statutory legislation, policies, and procedures.

Responsibilities  :
  • Payroll for 5,000 employees – weekly and fortnightly
  • Team of 10 with 34 EBA’s and Awards
  • Reporting into the Payroll Manager
  • Ensure wages payments comply with award
  • Plan and implement all payroll changes
  • Oversee the payroll helpdesk function
  • Respond to escalated payroll queries in an efficient and timely manner
Candidate Profile
The successful applicant will have proven experience in a similar position along with the following skills and attributes:
  • Previous experience in full function payroll processing
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Proven process improvement initiatives
  • High attention to detail including prioritising and organising workload
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and work well under pressure
  • Confident when dealing with stakeholders both internal and external
  • Able to take initiative and accountability for assigned task
What's on Offer
  • Excellent salary $80k - $85k + super (dependent on experience)
  • Opportunity to work for an employer of choice
  • Career development and first-class training on offer
  • Close knit team who enjoy working together
How to Apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion contact Emily O’Brien at