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Payroll Officer

Join Our Team as a Payroll Officer!

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our team on a 12-month long-term basis with the potential for extension. This position offers the flexibility to be based out of any major capital city Australia wide, with a preference for candidates located in Melbourne or Adelaide. Once trained, the role will offer a hybrid/remote work arrangement, but you must be able to come into an office when required.

Position: Payroll Officer
Location: Any major capital city Australia wide (Preference for Melbourne or Adelaide)
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $35 – $45 per hour + super


– End-to-end processing of weekly payroll for our portfolio of WA, QLD, and Cairns, totaling about 400 pays.
– Calculating and processing back pay and tax adjustments.
– Preparing information from various organizations such as Centrelink and Child Support Agency as required.
– Completing month-end processes and generating monthly reports for clients, including year-end reconciliation.
– Setting up new starters and handling terminations.
– Manually calculating pays when required and identifying errors.
– Consolidating figures of Super contribution.
– Assisting the AR team to reconcile pays against invoices.
– Interpreting Modern Awards and conducting system testing with new Awards/EBAs.
– Responding to payroll-related inquiries in a timely manner.
– Supporting management with process improvement initiatives.
– Undertaking general ad hoc duties within a Payroll Officer’s role.


– Proven experience in end-to-end payroll processing, ideally in a similar portfolio size.
– Strong knowledge of payroll legislation, tax laws, and compliance requirements.
– Proficiency in payroll software and Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of Fast Track 360 highly desirable.
– Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
– Experience working with a Recruitment Agency is highly desirable

If you are interested in this position, please apply now!

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