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Senior Payroll Officer

Reference: 50120
  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • Port Melbourne
  • $75,000-$80,000

Our client is a reputable Manufacturer based in Port Melbourne. With business growth, this has created an opportunity for an experienced Payroll Officer to be in a stand alone position.
Responsible for 150+ staff (permanent and contractors). This position will also entail accounts responsibilities (general ledger reconciliation, preparation of month end files, rolling stock take and year-end reports). 

If you have the skills highlighted below, please contact me at cly@walkerhamill.com.au for a confidential discussion in regards to the opportunity.


  • End to end processing of weekly & fortnightly payroll
  • Manage the time and attendance system
  • PAYG, Payroll Tax, WorkCover and Superannuation lodgments and payments
  • Calculation of termination payments
  • Preparation of monthly payroll journals for posting into the General Ledger
  • Reconciliation and lodgment of annual payroll tax return, annual PAYG return and issue of payment summaries
  • Compliance with statutory requirements
  • Processing new starters, terminations and payroll adjustments
  • Maintaining employee personnel files both paper and electronic including leave records
  • Proving accurate information in response to employee queries
  • Helping with month and year end processing and reconciliations
  • Reconciliation of payroll accounts and entitlements to the general ledger
  • Management of group KEL (Key Employee Leader) annual process
  • Support management in employment contracts preparation


  • Proven experience in a similar full function Payroll Officer role
  • 3+ years in Payroll (end to end)
  • The ability to interpret Awards and EBAs
  • Prior knowledge of PAYG, Superannuation and Payroll Tax
  • Accounts experience (GL reconciliations)
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • The willingness to be a team player
  • Dynamic, able to work under pressure
  • Very accurate and high level of numeracy capabilities
  • Able to work in autonomy
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of Pay Global
  • Ideally knowledge of time & attendance system
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