Payroll Officer

Macquarie University
February 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:$80,753 - $91,815
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:fixed term ole until
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A

Reporting to the Manager, Payroll Services you will be a key player in a team who deliver timely, accurate, compliant and customer focused payroll and superannuation services to a large and diverse range of customers.

• From $80,753 - $91,815 (HEW Level 5), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading. • Full time, fixed term role until November 2024. Based at Wallumttagal Campus, North Ryde • High performing team. Hybird working arrangement.


Our Payroll team is seeking an experienced and driven Payroll Officer to join a busy and dynamic team to provide payroll support and expertise. Reporting to the Manager, Payroll Services, you will support the Payroll team in its delivery of effective and efficient payroll services to the University and its associated Entities.

About You You will have experience with payroll, HR systems and strong computer skills including Microsoft Office programs. You enjoy working in a fast-paced and collaborative environment to achieve shared goals. You are highly self-driven, a team player, and pride on delivering quality work and meeting deadlines.

Prior experience in university payroll or working knowledge of Ascender Pay and Workday would be highly regarded.

About Us

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 60 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we have grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

We rank amongst the top employers in the Australian Workplace Employers Index, having recently earned a five-star rating in the QS World Rankings with the highest rating for employability. Take a look at the staff benefits on offer.

The Payroll Services Team delivers accurate, compliant and customer focused payroll and superannuation services for Macquarie University and its controlled entities. The team supports a diverse workforce including staff across teaching, research, healthcare, early education, fitness, retail, hospitality and professional services.

To Apply To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter that outlines how you meet to the selection criteria below:

  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating and processing payroll.
  • Providing service and support on HR administration, payroll and superannuation matters.
  • Experience with Payroll and/or HR Systems.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships.
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills to manage and prioritise workload to meet tight deadlines.
  • This position requires a criminal record check.

    Role-specific Enquiries: Jennifer Gonzalez, Manager, Payroll Services via [email protected]

    General Enquiries: Rainki Kan, HR Administrator via [email protected]

    Applications Close: Wednesday, 28 February 2024 at 11:59pm (AEST)

    If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, U@MQ, MQ Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs.

    Applications Close:

    28/02/2024 11:59 PM

    Diversity and Inclusion

    Innovation and ingenuity thrive at Macquarie University when diversity, equity and inclusion take centre stage. At the University, we embrace a culture where diversity of background, experience and perspective are fundamental to our success.

    We do not discriminate on gender identity, age, culture, disability, sexuality, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion. See our journey towards leadership in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education.

    Flexible Work

    At Macquarie, we believe by providing flexibility in when, where and how work is done, we can support our staff to manage their personal commitments, while optimising their work performance and contributions to the University. See how we lead in flexible work to enable an outcome focused and inclusive workplace. To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.

    From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news