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Payroll Officer

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Our client is seeking a skilled Payroll Officer to join their team. This role offers the opportunity to manage the weekly payroll process for all employees, ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. In addition to payroll responsibilities, this position also encompasses basic Human Resources functions, including administrative tasks, recruitment processes, and management of Workcover claims. The successful candidate will be based in Brisbane CBD and report directly into the HR division.

  • Manage weekly payroll process for all employees
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Handle basic ad hoc duties as required

The Job

As a Payroll Officer, your primary responsibility will be managing the weekly payroll process for all employees while ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. You will handle everything from processing employee payments to managing worker's compensation administration. Your role will also extend into Human Resources functions where you'll assist with recruitment duties, conduct interviews with hiring managers, and manage new starter checkpoints. Your ability to interpret industrial awards, maintain internal wage records, prepare banking requirements for timely payment of wages, and assist in preparing forecasts will be crucial to your success.

  • Process employee payments, terminations, compensation administration, tax payments and monthly management reporting.
  • Calculate time sheets/records and assess deductions and additions to salary entitlements.
  • Interpret and analyse industrial awards and salary information.
  • Maintain internal wages and superannuation records.
  • Manage the Payroll inbox.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate for this Payroll Officer position brings a tertiary qualification in Payroll or a related field along with at least 3 years' experience in payroll processing. You have an in-depth knowledge of TierOne payroll softwares' which you can leverage to ensure smooth operations. Your excellent organisational skills enable you to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining high standards of accuracy. You are known for your discretion when handling confidential information as well as your strong communication skills that allow you to interact effectively with employees at all levels.

  • Tertiary qualification in Payroll Management, Human Resources or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in payroll processing and HR functions.
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Liam Coleman on 61 7 3032 2289 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Payroll

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Entry Level

Location: Milton

Job Reference: 1972210/001

Date posted: 10 July 2024

Consultant: Liam Coleman

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