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Payroll Specialist

Hays Senior Finance

Base pay $95k - $100k
Permanent Standard business hours
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Full job description

Your new company

Hays is currently partnered with one of Geelong’s leading schools to recruit a Payroll Specialist in a permanent capacity. This organisation seeks to inspire its students and community to thrive and make a positive difference through its unique and transformational education.

Your new role

Working closely with the Finance, Information Services and Support & Employee Engagement teams, this role will see you utilise your exceptional organisational skills and broad payroll knowledge to assist with the implementation of a contemporary fully automated and integrated payroll solution. You will also be responsible for over-seeing the day-to-day processing of the existing payroll.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivery of the monthly and fortnightly payroll
  • Developing a deep and broad understanding of the EE and Payroll requirements of the School (4 campuses) and its circa 430 permanent and 300 casual employees (including Award and Enterprise Agreement requirements).
  • Develop, own and implement the project plan to support the transformation of current processes within Payroll
  • Map the as-is processes and identify the core to-be processes to support an integrated, automated and contemporary Payroll solution.
  • Work collaboratively across all employee groups within the school to implement the required changes
  • Other duties as requested by the Associate Director of Finance.

What you'll need to succeed

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting or finance
  • Demonstrated experience in a payroll function
  • Project Management/Coordination experience (documentation creation/UAT Test scripts)
  • Knowledge of payroll and HR function concepts (leave accruals, overtime, Award and Agreement interpretation etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience with a variety of payroll systems
  • A natural problem solver with a passion for process improvement and automation
  • Exceptional attention to detail and time management
  • High level of administrative and organisational skills
  • Well-developed report writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to liaise and collaborate with people at all levels within the organisation, including external services providers.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (knowledge of the Synergetic database would be an advantage but is not essential)
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and independently without supervision.
  • An ability to plan and prioritise the workloads of staff to delegate and adjust schedules to meet service demands and deadlines.

What you'll get in return

This role offers you an attractive annual salary of $100k plus super, full time hours and permanent placement.

What you need to do now

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from a diverse background to apply.

If you're interested in this role, click 'Apply Now' to submit an up-to-date copy of your CV. For further information about this role, please contact:

Ryan Twose T: 03 5226 8000 E: Ryan.Twose@hays.com.au

If this role isn’t quite right for you, but you are looking for a similar role in Geelong or Western Victoria, please send a copy of your CV and an introduction through to the email address above.

LHS 297508 #2652582

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Market average based on all Payroll Specialist jobs in Melbourne VIC
Above avg. range
$95k - $100k
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Job details
Date posted
19 May 2022
Payroll Officer
Above avg.
$95k - $100k
Work type
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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