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Payroll & Accounts Officer

Job Title: Payroll & Accounts Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Salary: $70,000 plus super
Reference: 2927497q
Contact Name: Sarah Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 11, 2019 19:30

Job Description

Our client is a well established Not for Profit business based in the CBD. They are well known to have a great team and a supportive culture. This role will be part of the finance team and responsible for the efficient operation of the accounts payable function and to co-ordinate payroll functions, ensuring compliance with the company’s obligations under the relevant awards and contracts and ensure payroll is processed in accordance with these obligations.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Maintain, prepare and process the company fortnightly payroll, end to end payroll of 160 employees.
  • Using Sage Micropay and maintaining payroll through a fully integrated time and attendance program, and setting up new employees and data entry of timesheets.
  • Prepare and enter expenditure transactions into accounts payable system ensuring ordering, receiving and approval processes are correctly observed. 
  • Liaise with vendors in relation to queries and outstanding invoices/supplies, complete credit applications
  • Processing weekly vendor payment run
  • Process termination pays as required and account for them in accordance with the relevant contract, award and taxation legislation.
  • Allocate payroll costs to the general ledger system through the fortnightly payroll journals.
  • Process monthly reconciliations between payroll and the general ledger.
  • Understand and administer the (EBA).
  • Understand and administer general company payroll policies. 
The ideal candidate You will need to be flexible and be willing and able to do tasks in your role and assist with other teams where required. Strong communication skills both written and verbal are key in this role and will help you build relationships with internal and external stakeholders. It is imperative you have a high attention to detail and strive to deliver an outstanding level of customer service and ideally have prior work experience in a similar full function payroll position. 

For more information please contact Sarah on 07 3854 3801 or apply below.

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