Job title: Payroll Officer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Northern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Permanent Recruitment
Salary AU$80000 - AU$90000 per annum
Reference: BBBH8240_1633485408
Contact name: Georgia Gregor
Contact email:
Job description

Payroll Officer

Northern Suburbs of Melbourne Location

Are you looking for your next move to be within a progressive company that promotes employee success and progression? Do you feel 'stuck' in your current role or as if there is not much scope for further advancement? This client is a large Tier 1 contractor that is actively looking to recruit a Payroll Officer to replace their current superstar who has progressed into another facet of their continuously growing business - this too could be YOU! If career progression is a motivator, along with a supportive and engaging team environment - then this Payroll Officer role might just be your next big move!


  • Working for a large Tier 1 company
  • Generous salary package
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Progression opportunities - with a clear path of progression
  • Training and development
  • Well-structured and supportive team, dedicated to employee development


  • Respond to payroll queries and/or redirect as appropriate
  • Upload single touch payroll along with superannuation to clearing house
  • Reconcile payroll clearing accounts
  • Prepare monthly compliance payments and file certificates
  • Continually improving processes and assisting with procedural implementations, updates, and training
  • Contribute to the broader Finance Team through undertaking a variety of Finance-related tasks as time permits under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer and the Group Accountant
  • Compile and reconcile year end summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, superannuation Workcover and payroll tac entitlements
  • Establish and formalise standard operating procedures for the payroll function
  • Archiving
  • Conduct internal audits
  • Maintain training records
  • Schedule training
  • Undertake ad hoc tasks

A bit about you:

  • Certificate IV or higher in Financial/Accounting ideal, but not essential
  • A minimum of 3 years in a standalone payroll function
  • Experience in the construction industry in a payroll or similar function is desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team, and have strong people skills

Apply Today:

If this opportunity sounds like your next career step, please send your CV to Georgia Gregor by clicking 'Apply'. Alternatively, send your CV through or call Georgia directly on 0491 267 577.