Senior Payroll & Benefits Officer

The University of Adelaide
July 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:$89,383 - $96,550
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(HEO6) $89,383 - $96,550 salary scale per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Full time continuing position available immediately!

An exciting opportunity available for an experienced Senior Payroll professional to join the University Operations division.

The Senior Payroll Officer is responsible for the provision of client-focused HR Administration and Superannuation and the maintenance and integrity of data in the Human Resources Information System (HRIS). A key function of the role is to deliver efficient and timely end to end payroll services for the University.

The Senior Payroll Officer is also responsible for providing timely and accurate client service and advice in respect of employee entitlements, the University's workplace agreement, policies, procedures and payroll and superannuation processes. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to, payroll processing and checking including salary, superannuation, overtime, termination payments, quotes, leave processing, PAYG, single touch payroll, reports and testing.

To be successful you will need:

  • Extensive experience with payroll administration and knowledge of the legislative frameworks in relation to pay, tax, leave and superannuation
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering professional payroll advice and the ability to manage performance, set priorities and monitor workflows within a team
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills and experience in providing advice and practical solutions through multiple customer contact channels in a complex environment
  • Demonstrated experience in the interpretation and application of workplace agreements, policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • 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 addressing the selection criteria found in the position description.

    Applications close 11:55pm, Wednesday17th July.

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

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

    Georgia Viola Senior Talent Acquisition Officer 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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