Senior Payroll Officer

Location All Brisbane
Job type Permanent
Discipline Construction and Engineering
Reference 728700B

About the role
Reporting to a Manager who is approachable and collaborative, you will thrive in this autonomous role where you will get to own the payroll function.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare all payroll payments for weekly and monthly pay runs

  • Update payroll records for existing employees as well as new starters and terminations

  • Prepare all state and federal tax obligations - including PAYG tax, payroll tax, superannuation contributions, workers compensation

  • Provide advice and consultation to employees in relation to pay issues, award changes, new policies

  • Resolve all payroll queries in a professional and timely manner

  • Prepare internal correspondence to reflect payroll changes

  • Preparation of payroll reporting as well as other adhoc reports as required

Skills and Experience

  • You will have a solid amount of experience in a full function payroll role and ideally in a commercial environment. Industry experience (construction) isn’t essential but would be advantageous

  • You also have a broad and comprehensive knowledge of modern awards, state legislation and you have the ability to interpret award legislation

  • A willingness and desire to keep abreast of changes in award legislation and the ability to know where to research and go looking for information

  • You must be meticulous in your work with a high degree of attention to detail

  • You are respectful to the discretion and confidentiality required to work in payroll

  • Interpersonal skills that reflect your ability to naturally build rapport with your colleagues and peers

Benefits and culture
When you become a part of this company you are fortunate to be part of a culture of high performance, immense professionalism and a leadership team that genuinely values its people. Having recruited for this company for over 15 years we know this to be true and they are genuinely friendly and welcoming. With solid processes and systems in place, you will work within an environment that is efficient and where there is a focus on continuous improvement. The team are down to earth and there are regular social engagements that you can choose to participate in. The company has a strong corporate social responsibility ethos and support the community in many ways. Your efforts will be rewarded with a role that is very much a ‘career’ position in a company that will recognise your efforts with long term benefits and job security.

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