Payroll Compliance Specialist

Monash University
April 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:$112,694 - $124,394
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Payroll Compliance Specialist

Job No.: 662094

Location: 211 Wellington Road, Mulgrave

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $112,694 - $124,394 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Benefit from our hybrid working arrangements (3x days in-office, 2x WFH)
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

    We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That's why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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    The Opportunity

    We are seeking a Payroll Compliance Specialist to join Monash HR, supporting the delivery of the Quality Assurance (QA) program, with a focus on achieving compliance with pay and benefits for academic and professional staff.

    This position reports to the Director, People Operations and contributes to payroll specific objectives of the QA program including enhancing the University's capabilities and integrating best practice quality systems by influencing approaches and encouraging the adoption of recognised models.

    As the successful candidate you will be responsible for:

  • Directly supporting the QA program by coordinating the resolution of new enquiries regarding pay inaccuracies
  • Develop a quality control framework to manage the end to end process of pay reviews within the QA Program
  • Provide expert, specialist advice and/or training to relevant stakeholders within the area of specialisation
  • Manage and oversee risk, compliance and quality assurance processes, including regular monitoring and reporting per University and legislative requirements
  • About you

  • Extensive HR/payroll experience, ensuring compliance and legislative requirements
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Understanding of employment laws and regulations in large organisations
  • Significant consulting experience, providing expert advice and engaging with senior stakeholders
  • Why work at Monash

  • You'll be working for one of the world's top universities, with a truly values-driven strategy
  • Flexible hybrid working arrangements (3 days in-office, 2 days remote)
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development including classroom and online training, mentoring and leadership programs
  • Experience the convenience of great campus amenities with on-site parking, on-site cafes, gym, a swimming pool and childcare
  • Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

    Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities -#ChangeIt with us.

    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

    Submit your CV along with a cover letter (maximum two pages) addressing your suitability for this position. Key Selection Criteria responses are not required. For instructions on how to apply, please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


    Michelle O'Connor, Director People Operations, [email protected], +61 401 895 330

    Position Description

    Payroll Compliance Specialist

    Closing Date

    Please submit your application as soon as possible for this fabulous opportunity to join Monash University. Interviews will be held as strong applicants are identified. Applications will close when the role has been filled, no earlier than Sunday 7 April 2024, 11:55pm AEST.

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