Senior Payroll Officer | Permanent

Job title : Senior Payroll Officer | Permanent
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : $90,000 + super + salary packaging
Contact name : Emma Kennedy
Contact email :
Job reference : EK7204
  • Flexible working arrangements - 3 days in the office / 2 days work from home
  • Located in Footscray with onsite parking & close to public transport
  • Fantastic permanent career opportunity | $90,000 + super + salary package

The Organisation: 

Our market-leading organisation is dominant in their field and renowned for being reputable and well respected. They aim to positively affect the well being of their employees and the community, whilst striving for excellence. With a focus on innovation and growth, they are now seeking an experienced Senior Payroll Officer to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. This is an exciting newly create role, whereby you can take the next step in your career and act as the 2IC to the Payroll Manager to assist with overseeing a small team and proficient functioning of the national payroll function.
Position Description:
With team fit and culture a priority, the business is seeking a dynamic and motivated Payroll professional to join their team. Reporting directly into the Payroll Manager, your daily tasks will include:
  • Fortnightly payroll processing and out of cycle adjustments if required
  • Processing employee superannuation payments and deductions
  • Employee setup, changes and terminations 
  • Interpreting and processing employee salary sacrificing options  
  • Supporting remuneration reviews and EBA increases
  • Providing high quality customer service through accurate information and support to employee and stakeholder enquires
  • Continuously seek process improvement for payroll processing
  • Assisting the team to work together to achieve common goals to a high standard
  • Supporting the Payroll Manager with end of month responsibilities, reconciliations and additional duties

Candidate Profile
The successful applicant will have previous proven extensive payroll experience and ability to operate as an effective leader. The role is suited to attract high calibre candidates, who are seeking future growth and development. They will also have the following attributes:
  • Excellent time management & organisational skills
  • Possess high level attention to detail
  • Well developed verbal & written communication skills
  • Knowledge and ability to interpret multiple EBAs and awards
  • Desire to work collaboratively, and passion for payroll
  • Proven process improvement initiatives

Additional Benefits:
  • Impressive remuneration ($90,000 + super + salary packaging)
  • Team-orientated environment
  • Hybrid flexible working model with opportunity to work both from home (3 days) and in the office (2 days)
  • Office located in the Footscray with onsite parking and close to public transport
  • Growth and career development opportunity 
  • Job security in a permanent role 

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Emma Kennedy at