Payroll Assistant Part Time

Job No: BRC308
Location: Bathurst

About the role

Great opportunity for a dedicated, proactive, and conscientious individual with a keen eye for detail to join our talented and supportive Payroll team.

As Payroll Assistant, you will be responsible for providing an efficient and effective payroll service to Council and excellent customer service to staff and management.

This is an opportunity for a candidate to develop their end-to-end payroll knowledge and be a part of a dynamic inclusive team environment, whilst maintaining good work-life balance as the role works Monday to Wednesday 9.00am to 3.00pm.

Key Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Awards & Tax Rates.
  • Knowledge in the preparation, checking and processing of a pay run.
  • Advanced data entry skills with attention to accuracy.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Computer experience with emphasis on Excel and payroll systems.
  • Proven experience working in a team environment.
  • Class C Drivers Licence.

What we can offer

  • Work/Life Balance 
  • Generous leave entitlements 
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Employee education assistance
  • Access to training and professional development opportunities
  • Access to confidential employee assistance program

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This position requires a pre employment health assessment which includes a functional, audio and drug & alcohol screen.

Salary: $455.07 to $478.11 per week + super 

Position Status: Permanent Part Time

Hours of work: Monday to Wednesday 9.00am - 3.00pm (16.5 hours), will also be required to flex up to 35 hours when Payroll Officer is on leave

Application closing date: Sunday, 12 February 2023, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer: Financial Accountant, Megan Mullins - 02 6333 6265

Bathurst Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below. You will then be prompted to attach your resume and copies of any relevant qualifications (please note, attaching a resume is mandatory). You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

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About Bathurst Regional Council

Congratulations on taking the first step toward joining one of the Bathurst Region’s largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 400 staff in a diverse range of careers and provides a large range of services to our community. Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region.

Bathurst really is the best of both worlds – a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.