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Senior Payroll Officer

Job no: 571993
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Human Resources

  • Convenient CBD location
  • 2x Full-time, continuing positions available
  • Attractive salary + benefits + 17% super

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise.  Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

Human Resource’s is a team of strategic HR professionals providing outstanding, client focused, proactive and effective solutions and services for all RMIT staff.  Our success is achieved by understanding our business and operating as a business partner to our clients.  We deliver responsive, innovative and practical solutions and services.

The Human Resources team operate in a manner that supports the RMIT values and achievement of the business objectives.  By providing tailored, quality human resources services and products and ensuring a high level of expert support and advice, the Human Resources team will enhance College/Portfolio and Groups ability to meet their business objectives. This in turn will allow the University staff to better support the current and future student population at the University.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

The Senior Payroll Officer is responsible for the timely and accurate production and reconciliation of the fortnightly payroll, including statutory and legislative reconciliations and returns for PAYG, Payroll Tax and Workcover.  This role is also responsible to provide information and support as a ‘Subject Matter Expert’ of payroll and employee benefits, such as superannuation (UniSuper defined benefits) and workcover payments. You will expected to support the Team Leader, Payroll Services, and to act in this position to cover leave absences as required, providing support to the Payroll Services team to achieve customer service excellence in the effective and efficient delivery of HR administration and payroll services. 

Skills & Experience Required

As the successful candidate, you will have a proven ability to lead and contribute to a high performing team to achieve customer service excellence in the effective and efficient delivery of HR administration and Payroll services within a large complex environment with extensive SAP HR/Payroll system experience. You will also demonstrate working knowledge and experience in the timely and accurate production and reconciliation of a large complex payroll. In addition, you will demonstrate initiative in the identification of system issues and implementation of process improvements to include system based services and error reduction, User Acceptance Testing and business process documentation and end user training. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain successful working relationships with key stakeholders and the ability to influence stakeholders in a positive manner within a large, challenging environment will be imperative to your success in this role.

To Apply

To view a position description, please see below.

Applications close on Sunday 16th December 2018.

Download File Position Description - Senior Payroll Officer.pdf

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.


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