Payroll Officer

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
December 06, 2022
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  • Full-time, Continuing position

  • Salary Level HEW 6 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

  • About the Role Due to an internal promotion, we have a rare opportunity to join RMIT as a Payroll Officer. In this role, you will work with team members and RMIT's third party payroll provider to support payroll administration. This role will be responsible for processing payroll transactions unable to be processed through self-service or otherwise not undertaken by the third-party payroll provider. This involves maintaining payroll compliance and reconciling payroll data to ensure that pay is accurate, and service is efficient.

    This role will see you work autonomously and as part of a team, taking initiative and drawing on your breadth of payroll knowledge.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have as a minimum:

  • Demonstrated working knowledge and experience in the timely and accurate production and reconciliation of a large complex payroll.

  • Demonstrated experience providing timely and accurate processing of payroll and People master data for a large complex payroll.

  • Demonstrated working experience and knowledge of HR administration, complex payroll operations with exposure to a diverse range of Modern Awards and Enterprise Agreements, Superannuation, PAYG, Workcover and Salary Packaging processes.

  • Demonstrated personal initiative in the identification and implementation of better work practices with preferably some exposure to Lean methodology.

  • Proven experience working with the implementation of changing technologies processes and providing system testing and end user training for successful implementation.

  • Proven ability to work both independently and positively to complete assigned tasks and meet deadlines with a strong commitment and demonstrated ability to provide customer service excellence.

  • Prior experience with UniSuper would be advantageous.

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the Portfolio

    People consists of a team of strategic HR professionals providing client focused, proactive and effective solutions and services for all RMIT staff.

    Our success is achieved by understanding our business and operating as a business partner to our clients. We deliver responsive, innovative and practical solutions and services.

    The People function operates in a manner that supports the RMIT values and achievement of the business objectives. By providing tailored, quality human resources services and products and ensuring a high level of expert support and advice, the People function enhances the ability of Colleges, Portfolios and Groups to meet their business objectives. This, in turn, enables University staff to better support the current and future student population at the University.

    Within the People function is the Global Payroll team which will work with RMIT's third party payroll provider to manage all payroll administration. The team shares insights with peers and management and our positive team culture relies on open communication, encouragement, recognition and continuous improvement, to work together and get things done.

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing Choose an item. for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link below.

    For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Maddy Rigg – Talent Acquisition Advisor via

    Position Description: Payroll Officer


    Applications Close:

    6 Dec 2022 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

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