payroll executive in inner suburbs melbourne

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AU$ 65,000 per year
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inner suburbs melbourne, victoria
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AU$ 65,000 per year
2 years
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job description

Our client is a community services organisation that provides aged care and accommodation to older persons across Victoria. They are known for a commitment to ethical service and compassion for the community. These are values that they live by at work also and their staff feel welcomed, respected and have a sense of mission.

Due to headcount growth within the organisation, driven by a boom in the industry, they have a vacancy for a payroll officer in their successful payroll team.

Reporting into a payroll manager, the payroll team is made up of eight staff who together produce a payroll for c1,500 staff.

The organisation pays under a number of awards and EBAs

The payroll is broken down into sections and tasks are carried out manually, you will be able to carry out manual calculations on Excel of termination payments and other calculations.

The responsibilities are:

  • End to End payroll including award interpretation.
  • Processing the pay run in the system
  • Maintaining leave, leave reconciliations, checking data entry, employee separation payments, third party payments.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of the process, payments and records.
  • Ensuring super is paid according to requirements.
  • Ensuring the correct amount of payroll tax is applied to each employee.
  • Providing great customer service to employees when they call or email payroll queries.
  • At end of financial year, ensuring accuracy in payment summaries.

The culture:

  • They have a flexible, compassionate and caring culture that is drawn from the nature of their organisation.
  • The people who work here are committed to their roles and care about what they do.
  • They understand their place in the bigger picture of what the organisation as a whole delivers and are rewarded by management for that and appreciated by the business.

The team

  • The role reports into a payroll manager who reports into a head of finance and HR.
  • The team is friendly and supportive; they’ll help you get up to speed quickly.

The manager

  • The manager is a successful and patient payroll manager with over 10 years experience in manual payrolls.
  • They have a flexible approach to work and are keen to keep you busy and engaged.
  • They are patient and interested in helping you develop.


  • Payroll experience, ideally in a manual environment interpreting awards.

The role would suit…

  • A hardworking and motivated individual, perhaps your job title at the moment is payroll officer, payroll adviser, payroll analyst, payroll consultant, wages clerk or payroll specialist.


  • Interviews will be held ASAP and the successful candidate will be appointed to start in August.
  • The client is willing to wait for a notice period to be served, so even if you’re on notice you can apply.

To apply

  • Please click apply below or contact David Andrews at Randstad on 038319178

We value your application and 100% of applicants will be informed of the outcome.

In addition to this position we are recruiting payroll positions across the CBD and inner suburbs, feel free to get in touch to learn more.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.





educational requirements

Secondary School/High School