Salary Packaging Consultant

LeasePlan Australia

Join a global industry leader - if you are passionate about finance, customer service and love numbers, this role is for you! 6 month Contract

  • Working within the finance team
  • South Wharf location - Blended Work from Home and the office
  • Are you a highly organised person who thrives with multiple priorities?
A little bit about us!

LeasePlan Australia and New Zealand have a portfolio under management in excess of $1.4 Billion. With over 30 years of experience, LeasePlan’s mission is to provide what’s next in sustainable mobility so our customers can focus on what's next for them. Our core business involves managing the entire vehicle life-cycle for our clients, taking care of everything from purchasing, insurance and maintenance to car re-marketing. It’s a time of great possibility here at LeasePlan with an upcoming merger with another major fleet company, which will bring our total portfolio under management to $2.5 Billion. This means a world of opportunity awaits those who join us at this time.

About the position:

This is a 6 Month contract that is finance based. The position is responsible for accurately undertaking salary packaging administration functions for customers, The incumbent maintains a high level of customer service, whilst building open and transparent relationships with customers’ stakeholders and employees, focusing on adding value at all interactions.

What will you be doing in the role?
  • Creating and maintaining employee benefits inline with legislative requirements
  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts for Salary Packaging Employee Benefits in line with the legislative requirements.
  • In depth analysis of budgeted items (Lease Operating Costs) versus actual costs, Payroll deductions versus Financier payments, FBT, LLIC and GST and further explanation of any variances
  • Prepare, reconcile and audit all transactions and ensure all packages and accounts are maintained to ensure payments are made on time and all taxes are accounted correctly
  • Provide exceptional customer experience through positive interactions. Maintain customers’ accounts in SAP and reconciliation files.
  • Educated and enhance customers knowledge of LeasePlan by sharing knowledge that is up-to-date, including any tax and/or legislative changes impacting the salary packaging industry

What are we looking for?
  • Tertiary qualification in either, Business, Commerce, Accounting or Finance
  • Extensive experience in a finance orientated role
  • Good understanding of accounting and tax principles relating to accounts payable, payroll and bank reconciliations
  • Business acumen and commercial awareness
  • Critically analyses information and can resolve problems through to complete resolution for customers in a timely, effective manner
  • Effective communicator both verbally and in writing, demonstrating good listening and probing skills
  • Strong technical/numerical skills, shares knowledge and is thorough and accurate

Why become a member of the LeasePlan team?
  • We are a great bunch of people!!
  • We will give you ongoing training within your role
  • Work with a team of highly energised, motivated and driven professionals
  • 4 'recharge' days per year (yes, in addition to your annual leave!)
If this sounds like you, we can't wait to hear from you.

PLEASE NOTE: resumes may be sent and interviews may take place prior to closure date for applications. To give yourself the best chance of selection, please do not leave your application to the application 'close' date. The successful applicant will be required to complete a background check (criminal and bankruptcy).

So, What's next for you?