Payroll & Benefits Officer

The University of Adelaide
April 09, 2024
Offerd Salary:$77,409 - $86,072
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Contract Type:fixed term positions
Working Time:Full time
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HEO5 $77,409 - $86,072 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation.

One full time continuing and 2x full time, fixed term positions available.

The University of Adelaide is a large and successful university in Australia's Group of Eight research intensive universities, distinguished by its international reputation and commitment to innovation and excellence in research and teaching.

The HR Branch is contained within the Division of University Operations and serves a client base of approximately 8,000 staff and 2,700 titleholders, across all campuses.

Working under general direction, as the Payroll & Benefits Officer you'll be responsible for providing client-focused HR administration, payroll, superannuation and processing services, as well as maintaining the integrity of data in our Human Resources Information System (HRIS).

This role also provides timely and accurate advice in respect of employee entitlements and provide services associated with the employee lifecycle including overtime calculations, termination payments, leave processing PAYG and testing. You'll enjoy working in a close-knit team environment, working closely with other key roles and teams across the HR branch.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering professional HR, Payroll and Superannuation administration and the use of Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills in providing advice and solutions to customers and stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience gained within a complex business environment
  • Demonstrated experience in the interpretation of workplace agreements, and HR policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Demonstrated, high level interpersonal skills and a demonstrated commitment to provide excellent customer service in a large complex environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Desirable

  • Experience in the use of PeopleSoft in respect of Payroll, Employee Benefits and Leave
  • Understanding of the Industrial landscape in the Higher Education sector
  • Qualification/s:

  • An equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education or training.
  • Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    Your division's broader role

    The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit an updated resume detailing your work experience and a cover letter.

    Applications close 11:55pm, 9 April 2024.

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

    For further information

    For more information regarding this position, contact:

    Anjelika Vorel Talent Acquisition Specialist, Human Resources E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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