payroll & finance support officer in adelaide

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adelaide, south australia
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Randstad are now a preferred supplier for a number of Local Councils around Adelaide and we are currently seeking an experienced Payroll Officer for a 10 week contract opportunity starting Monday 12th November within a centrally located Local Council.

As the Payroll Officer you will be responsible for the accurate and timely payment of wages and salaries and for providing high level customer service to employees when answering enquiries in relation to their payroll queries. In addition to processing the fortnightly pay runs, you will also be required to assist with other financial/accounting administrative tasks to support the wider team.

Day to day you will be;

  • Managing end to end payroll, fortnightly pay runs
  • Data Entry into the councils payroll software (Sivica Authority)
  • Interpreting Awards, both blue collar and white collar
  • Calculating superannuation, annual leave and other entitlements
  • Responding to payroll related enquiries in an timely manner
  • Processing new starters, terminations and redundancies

Skills and Experience;

  • Experience in processing payroll through Authority will be highly regarded as well as council experience
  • End to end payroll processing experience in a high volume environment
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting awards and EBA conditions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Confidence to deal with payroll queries
  • Very strong organisational skills and close attention to detail

If you are interested in the above position and are available to interview and commence immediately, please send your resume through by clicking on the below link. Due to the urgency and nature of the role, only suitable candidates will be contacted in the first instance. If you are already registered with Randstad, have used Authority and you have worked within another Local Council, please give me a call on 84688035 to discuss your application prior to reapplying.

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.


Payroll Officer, Accounting Support, Bank Reconciliation,


Prior Payroll Experience Required

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School