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Senior Payroll Officer

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Our client is seeking a dedicated and experienced Senior Payroll Officer to join their team. This role offers the opportunity to work within a dynamic environment, ensuring end-to-end payroll processing is delivered accurately and on time. The successful candidate will also support system change implementation as required by the business, and participate in payroll improvement projects. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about customer experience, doing the right thing always.

What you'll do:

As a Senior Payroll Officer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that all aspects of payroll processing are carried out efficiently and effectively. You will be responsible for coordinating end-to-end payroll processing, reviewing pay reconciliations, managing workflow for other Payroll Officers, identifying errors in pay runs, supporting system changes, and ensuring compliance with legislative requirements. Your ability to interpret complex Enterprise Agreements will be key to your success in this role.

  • Coordinate and ensure delivery of end-to-end payroll processing in a reliable, accurate and timely manner.
  • Review all pay reconciliations and prepare for sign-off by the Manager, Payroll Services.
  • Manage workflow for Senior Payroll/Payroll Officers from pay runs to periodical supports tasks.
  • Identify errors in the pay and provide fast solutions during payroll processing activities.
  • Support the Payroll Systems Specialist to ensure Oracle is capable of processing day-to-day pay runs.
  • Ensure the systematic aspects of payroll processing and associated activities are accurate and delivered within established timeframes.


What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Senior Payroll Officer position brings significant experience in payroll operations, particularly within high-volume environments. You have proven expertise in managing end-to-end pay cycles across multiple periods. Your strong communication skills enable you to effectively liaise with various stakeholders. Your ability to interpret complex Enterprise Agreements sets you apart. Furthermore, you possess an advanced understanding of PAYG, superannuation, payroll tax, salary sacrifice and other deductions.

  • At least 3-5 years of Payroll experience, ideally in a high volume environment.
  • Experience in finalising and delivering end-to-end pay cycles across multiple periods.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interpret complex Enterprise Agreements.
  • Advanced understanding of PAYG, superannuation, payroll tax, salary sacrifice and other deductions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Ryan Frampton on 07 3032 2277 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Payroll

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: AUD85,000 - AUD95,000 per annum

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Brisbane

Job Reference: 1984320/001

Date posted: 27 June 2024

Consultant: Ryan Frampton

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