Payroll Officer

Job title : Payroll Officer
Location : Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Contact name : Nicola McLennan
Contact email :
Job reference : PRFU76
The Organisation

Our client is a leading entertainment business. They are a privately owned company who are committed to providing the best services to all their clients. With a dynamic and respected leadership team, the group has an ambitious growth plan that will see it further cement its position and significantly expand its Australian presence.


The role will involve reporting into the Payroll Manager and taking leadership of the payroll processing with key tasks involving:
  • Overseeing the end to end payroll processing for 1000 Australian staff on a fortnightly and monthly basis 
  • Eventually take over the New Zealand payroll 
  • Completion of PAYG, Payroll Tax, WorkCover and Superannuation payments
  • Preparation of monthly payroll journals for posting into the General Ledger
  • Senior stakeholder engagement with staff
  • Develop and strive for process improvement to improve efficiencies
  • Proving accurate information in response to employee queries

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
  • Intermediate excel skills (pivot tables & VLookup) 
  • The ability to interpret numerous awards and EBAs
  • Enjoy a fun, interactive culture 

What's on Offer

  • Opportunity to work for an employer of choice
  • Career development and first class training on offer
  • Fun culture and environment 
  • Close knit team who enjoy working together
To discuss further, please contact Nicola on 0428 596 660 on