Senior Payroll Officer

Job title : Senior Payroll Officer
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : $90,000 - $99,000 + super
Contact name : Emily O'Brien
Contact email :
Job reference : 1481499
  • Permanent position
  • Office based in Melbourne CBD
  • Highly flexible working environment 1-2 days in office p/w
The Organisation
Our client owns and operates electricity distribution networks servicing 1.2 million customers while also enabling the renewable generation essential to transition to a clean energy future. They are on the lookout for a part time Senior Payroll Officer to support the Payroll Manager ensuring the company’s payroll function offers exceptional service delivery, with a strong focus on the day-to-day activities of the team, including managing and prioritising workload.
Reporting directly to the Payroll Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Ensure that payroll is processed accurately on a fortnightly and monthly basis for approximately 2,600 employees.
  • Respond to a variety of employee payroll queries received through the Payroll Portal.
  • Prepare and remit monthly and annual payroll tax payments.
  • Prepare monthly and annual reconciliations.
  • Coordinate and administer the Company’s Income Protection Insurance Claims and WorkCover claims.
  • Provide timely and accurate redundancy estimates, as required.
  • Create and distribute reports to various stakeholders and provide relevant payroll insights.
  • Manage the update of the payroll system’s configuration in line with changes in Enterprise Agreements, legislation, corporate restructures etc.
Candidate Profile
The successful applicant will have proven experience in a similar position along with the following skills and attributes:
  • Previous experience with SAP essential
  • 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 $90k - $99k + super
  • Opportunity to work for an employer of choice
  • Career development and first-class training on offer
  • Close knit team who enjoy working together
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion contact Emily O’Brien