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  • 53 Brisbane Road, Newtown, QLD 4305

  • (07) 3281 2489

Payroll Officer
High level of experience required.
Work close to home and bring your experience in the use of well-established payroll systems to this exciting Payroll Officer role with our Toowoomba based client. Be part of a vibrant group of professionals working in a supportive team environment for a growing organisation!
Given the nature of the role, you will have extensive knowledge in payroll and payroll legislation and a good understanding of salary packaging options.
You will be processing an end to end selected fortnightly, monthly and International Assignee Payroll of approximately 350 people. Your duties will involve but not be limited to setting up new starters, terminations, checking all changes to employee details, handling payroll queries and reporting on a regular basis.
 
With excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills you will be a self-starter and a team player with the ability to work autonomously.
You will have a high level of accuracy, outstanding attention to detail and competent computer literacy – particularly in the Microsoft suite of programs.
 
You must have the ability to meet deadlines, work under pressure and be committed to the promotion of a culture of continuous improvement.
 
Regular travel to Brisbane and occasional interstate travel is a requirement of this position.
 
Primary Focus
To provide accurate and timely payroll processing.. This includes collation of all payroll related data from employees and related third parties.
 
Specific Accountabilities
  • End to end processing of selected Fortnightly, Monthly and International Assignee payrolls
  • Updating and maintaining payroll system and records
  • Liaising with management and staff on payroll related queries
  • Interpreting awards/agreements & contracts regarding overtime, training and allowances etc. Maintaining leave, training, WorkCover and overtime records
  • Undertaking required reporting, both internal and statutory
  • Payroll administration (e.g. filing, setting up new employees, etc.)
  • Calculation and processing of termination payments
  • Processing increases and calculation of back pays
  • Assisting Payroll Manager with month & yearend requirements, including Superannuation, Payroll Tax and Workers’ Compensation calculations and payments
  • Reconciling payroll related GL Accounts
  • Calculating Sick, Annual and LSL provisions/accruals
  • Documenting work flow processes
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and relevant Government regulations
 
Qualifications/Experience :
  • Sound knowledge of Australian statutory requirements as they apply on a State and National basis
  • Good understanding of salary packaging options and ability to address queries
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent numerical ability and data entry skills
  • A solid and functional understanding of the Hydrocarbon Award and its accurate application or demonstrated ability to quickly learn this
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Committed to the promotion of a culture of continuous improvement and efficiency
  • A high level of accuracy, outstanding attention to detail and competent computer literacy – particularly in the Microsoft suite of programs
  • The ability to develop and apply a working knowledge of well-established payroll systems
  • Customer service focused
 
Highly Desirable
  • Working knowledge of Meridian Micropay
  • Solid functional understanding of the Hydrocarbon Award and its accurate application.
 
 
You will possess a confident, pleasant manner and a pro-active and professional approach to your work. 
 
If you are interested in the above position please email a cover letter and current resume to Recruitment 24/7’s Recruitment Specialist Debra McGrigor at

Please note that if you fail to supply a cover letter as requested your application will not be considered.
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