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Payroll Officer

Payroll Officer

Job Title: Payroll Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: ASAP Start
Reference: 1706ALI
Contact Name: Amanda Li
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 17, 2022 15:48

Job Description

Public Sector People (PSP) is seeking experienced Payroll Officers to assist with two different councils in Melbourne’s South East on temporary contracts. You will be contributing to the delivery of the Payroll function and ensure the accurate and timely processing of payruns.
  • Local Council South East Suburbs
  • ASAP Start, 4-6 Month temporary contract
  • $40-43 p/hour + super
  • WFH arrangement – hybrid
  • Other team members to assist with payruns
What you’ll deliver
  • Ability to successfully process payroll for 1000+ staff on a weekly or fortnightly basis, accurately, within agreed timelines.
  • Assist with the administration of the Superannuation Schemes including the verification, reconciliation and processing of all reports and maintaining employees' individual Superannuation records.
  • Prepare accounting journals, bank transfers and the transmission of EFT of Payroll Payments and tax payments within the appropriate timelines.
  • Accurate processing of calculations such as terminations and long service leave transfers within Victorian government agencies.
What you’ll bring
  • Previous Local Council/Public Sector experience highly desirable
  • Aurion experience highly desirable but not necessary
  • 3 years and above experience in Payroll with similar functions and employee volume
  • Sound understanding and experience in the interpretation of the current Local Authorities Award, Enterprise Agreements, associated awards taxation and superannuation legislation compliance requirements and conditions of employment.
Next steps
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other Finance positions within Local Government, please contact Amanda Li on (03) 8535 3111.
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