Senior Payroll Officer
Clayton VIC

We are on the search for an experienced and highly motivated Senior Payroll Officer to join our William Adams People & Culture team. Based in our newly renovated Support Office in Clayton, you will report directly to the Payroll Manager.




Your primary objective is to process the fortnightly and monthly payrolls in accordance with legislation, policies, procedures, and awards.


You will deliver excellence in customer service and be the expert key user of our systems (ADP Payforce & TANDA time & attendance), while actively working towards continuous improvement solutions.   


Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Ensuring timely and accurate processing of payroll (fortnightly and monthly) for 650+ employees
  • Reconciling general ledger payroll accounts
  • Keeping up to date with changes in legislation and ensuring we comply with all federal and state regulations
  • Reviewing and auditing payroll data and reporting on findings, while fixing any inaccuracies
  • Payment of annual incentives, ensuring accuracy with tax, workers compensation and superannuation calculations
  • Provide outstanding customer service by way of regular reporting, emails and phone queries on various payroll matters



You are an experienced Payroll Officer, who is adaptable and has a continuous improvement mindset. You thrive on being a true business partner, who prides yourself on friendly, speedy and accurate customer service.


Attention to detail is your number one strength, you find a needle in a haystack and you work hard to uncover why it was there and how we can ensure it isn’t found again.


To be considered for this role you will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Extensive payroll experience in a similar role, working with an automated payroll environment – such as ADP, Kronos, SAP and others
  • Proven skills and ability to interpret, analyse and summarise data
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Experience working to tight time frames
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Confidence in communicating with all levels of employees and leaders

We will offer you an attractive salary package including super, career opportunities, free onsite parking and ongoing access to internally facilitated and nationally recognised training.  


You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team who are down to earth, passionate and pride themselves on living our values: 


Integrity  -  The Power of Honesty
Excellence  -  The Power of Quality
Teamwork  -  The Power of Working Together
Commitment  -  The Power of Responsibility
Sustainability  -  The Power of Endurance


APPLY TODAY or for any questions call Sarah in our Talent Acquisition Team on 03 9566 0916.

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