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Senior Payroll Officer

Job Title: Senior Payroll Officer
Contract Type: Temporary & Contract
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 3317681
Job Published: August 24, 2021 16:07

Job Description

This high profile, complex business is very well known in the Australian market, and has a range of premium products sold through major retailers. They are undergoing an exciting phase of business change & growth, and now require a Senior Payroll Officer to join the team on a contract basis. 

As the Senior Payroll Officer your key responsibilities will include;
  • Processing weekly pays for several entities and compiling summaries for each site which includes validating multiple timesheets and other wage related documents
  • You will also be required to distribute and manage all payslips, STP files, weekly and monthly costing reports to finance, and ongoing reports to site managers
  • Preparing monthly pays for processing.
  • Validating and entering all leave forms, cash out forms, terminations.
  • Updating WorkCover portal with payroll information.
  • Resolving payroll discrepancies, calculations etc.
  • Maintaining the inbox for all payroll queries
  • Enter new employees, updating payroll information e.g. change of address, bank details, rate of pay.
  • Maintaining payroll operations by following policies and procedures,
  • Filing – electronic and physical documents, maintaining payroll records.
  • Any ad hoc duties, as required to ensure completion of tasks by payroll.
The successful candidate will be an experienced Payroll professional who has an intimate knowledge of enterprise agreements and awards. You will be flexible and enjoy working in a fast paced and busy team. Given the varied nature of the role you will need to think on your feet and be a natural problem solver. You will be a strong user of MS Excel and be happy to get into the details.

This role will be an immediate start and will either be a short-term contract whilst they undergo a permanent process or could have the potential to go permanent for the right candidate. 

For further information please contact Sara Vanderheld on

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