Senior Payroll Officer

Job No: COM230
Location: Cannington

Senior Payroll Officer

  • Ability to provide subject matter expertise
  • Position located in Cannington
  • Attractive remuneration package including salary packaging

About Us

A rewarding opportunity exists for you to join Communicare, a dynamic not-for-profit, for purpose organisation, which helps more than a quarter of a million Australians every year. Since 1977, the organisation has grown rapidly establishing a reputation for innovation, leadership and professional excellence in Children and Family Services, Accommodation, Therapeutic, Education, Training and Employment Services.

The Role

The Senior Payroll Officer is an integral member of the Finance team and is responsible for providing efficient and effective payroll services to staff and supported employees including the calculation of accurate wages and salaries by creating and maintaining personnel and payroll records, in accordance with the relevant Awards, Agreements and legislative requirements.


Selection Criteria

To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate:

  • Previous experience in a payroll position at a similar level;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of employment legislation and award interpretation;
  • Demonstrated with computerised payroll systems, experience with Attache will be highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated ability to work accurately within tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver accurate and concise information.
  • Ability to ascertain employee needs and provide effective customer service.
  • A tertiary qualification in human resource management or related discipline.

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Applications Close: 20th January, 2017.  Due to Christmas closure, shortlisting for this role will not commence until after the closing date.

Before an offer of employment can be made, Communicare requires a National Police Clearance, not older than 6 months, and a Working with Children Check, where relevant, to be submitted.

Please note: Short listing will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. Only suitable candidates will be considered and contacted if short listed. Unsolicited resumes and contact from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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