Payroll Officer

Uniting Talent

Immediate need for Payroll Officer close to the CBD

  • Payroll Officer - Immediate need
  • 12 months contract role
  • 5 years' experience in a full-cycle payroll position
About our client

With a strong and continuously growing knowledge base of this industry, this large, corporate client has positioned themselves in a competitive standing in the market.  Offering a vast range of fulfilling and challenging careers for a variety of positions company-wide, they pride themselves on attracting and retaining the industry's best minds.  This is a 7-8 month contract role with a high possibility it will extend or go permanent  

About the Role

This position is responsible for but not limited to:
  • End to end processing of payroll for Australia and NZ
  • Updating and maintaining payroll records
  • Liaising with staff and management on payroll related queries
  • Maintaining leave, sickness and overtime reports
  • Updating and reconciling Payroll Tax and FBT
  • Payroll administration
  • Calculation and processing of termination and redundancy payments
  • Processing increases and calculation of back pays
  • End of Month Reporting and Reconciliations
  • Reconciling payroll related GL accounts
  • Ability to assist with financial year-end
What you will bring to the role
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated payroll processing experience (end to end)
  • Strong experience in Excel (including v look-ups)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a lead role, managing full function payroll
  • Understanding of payroll legislation, taxation and processes
  • Proven experience completing and managing month-end and year-end
  • Take full ownership of the role and have very strong, well-rounded payroll knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines
What's in it for you

You will have the opportunity to join a large corporate team with exposure to several different departments.  You will be rewarded with a positive and engaging work environment.  This is an excellent opportunity for professional, analytical and hard-working Payroll Officer.  

If you are interested in this role, please Apply or send your resume to