Payroll Officer - Immediate start

Job title : Payroll Officer - Immediate start
Location : Sydney
Job type : Contract or Temp
Salary : $35 - $45 Per Hour + Superannuation
Contact name : Jacinta Coyne
Contact email :
Job reference : JC21042021
About the role
An open opportunity for a conscientious Payroll Officer looking to expand their skill-set in a high volume, dynamic organisation as they have recently taken on a number of employees to their payroll from a new entity. This person will be experienced with Payroll & comfortable answering employee queries. The role is ongoing on a casual basis, the preference would be part-time (3-4 days) however would consider a candidate who is looking for full time hours. There is a good chance the role may transition into a permanent appointment as well.

The Responsibilities
  • Process time sheets, including overtime for casuals etc
  • Process  staff movements including new starters, departures and other movements
  • Process bonuses and salary sacrifice requests, and checking to ensure payments have been made accurately
  • Approve all leave types (applying firms policies and processes)
  • Preparing manual payments when required
  • Respond to all customer queries (face to face, telephone, email)
  • Apply payroll knowledge, knowledge of company policies and procedures and problem solving skills to provide a quality response
  • Assisting Finance team on queries and reports
The successful applicant will have
  • Previous experience using a large payroll system, ideally Sage Micropay
  • Experience with a wide range of EBAs and Awards
  • Strong Excel and numeracy skills
  • Prior experience working in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills
How to Apply
Please submit your CV via the link provided. For additional enquiries please reach out to Jacinta Coyne at: Please note this role is an immediate start; therefore only candidates who are immediately available or at 1 week notice period will be suitable.