Senior Payroll Officer | Permanent

Job title : Senior Payroll Officer | Permanent
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : $110,000 - $130,000 + super
Contact name : Emma Kennedy
Contact email :
Job reference : EKW7353
  • Exciting newly created role to support the Payroll Manager and team
  • Footscray location with parking & close to transport | Work from home flex
  • Fantastic permanent career opportunity | $110,000 - $130,000 + super

The Organisation: 

Our client is a market leading and innovative Australian business who are at the forefront of their industry, and renowned for being reputable and well respected. Their vision is to deliver service excellence and professionalism, and with excellent staff benefits, a fun and dynamic environment, this role will be an exciting opportunity for those looking for their next challenge. 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 created 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:
  • Ensuring the timely and accurate processing of a weekly payroll
  • Assisting in effectively leading a close knit payroll team
  • Interpreting all relevant EBAs and awards
  • PAYG, Payroll Tax, Workcover and Superannuation payments
  • Processing new starters, terminations and payroll adjustments
  • Assisting the team to work together to achieve common goals to a high standard
  • Partnering with the leadership team to drive process improvements
  • Providing high quality customer service through accurate information and support to employee and stakeholder enquires
  • Supporting the Payroll Manager with reports, reconciliations and all payroll compliance 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 in line with experience ($110,000 - $130,000 + super)
  • Team-orientated environment
  • Hybrid flexible working model with opportunity to work both from home and in the office
  • Office located in Melbourne's inner West (Footscray)
  • Free onsite parking and close to public transport
  • Growth and career development opportunity 
  • Job security in a permanent role 
  • Assist with the accurate & efficient functioning of the national payroll function

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