Payroll Officer

Job title : Payroll Officer
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent / Full Time
Contact name : Sam Bearham-Jones
Job reference : 1139943

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, passionate, customer focused Payroll Officer. 

The Payroll Officer is responsible for providing day-to-day payroll service delivery across the business and reports to the Payroll Manager. This opportunity will also allow the successful candidate to work closely with the Payroll Manager and present their own unique ideas to improve payroll efficiencies. This position is permanent full time.


Responsibilities 

Reporting into the Payroll Manager who you will work very closely with, your main responsibilities will include;
  • Processing weekly and monthly payroll for 500+ employees
  • Setting up new starters
  • Processing terminations (employer and employee initiated)
  • Calculation of back pays and tax adjustments
  • Internal & External Customer queries
  • Modern Award interpretation
  • Statutory payments and calculations
  • Reporting (including end of month)
  • Assist the Payroll Manager with projects (as required)
  • Maintain payroll operations which include following policies and procedures and proactively identifying areas for process improvement

Experience required

  • Demonstrated experience as a Senior Payroll Officer 
  • Ability to process high volume(s) of enquiries within a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong attention to detail & a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
  • The ability to work in a team-based environment
  • A ‘can do’ attitude in addition to analytical skills and the ability to think outside of the box
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, in particular excel

Benefits 
  • Free parking on site
  • Reasonable flexible working arrangements offered
  • Attractive salary offering
  • Close team environment with a process improvement mentality
  • Growth and progression pathways on offer
  • Secure permanent full time employment

Apply now!

To apply please click on the link and follow the prompts. Alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Sam Bearham-Jones via email SBJones@sharpandcarter.com.au