Payroll Officer

Payroll Officer

Job Title: Payroll Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-10-12
Reference: V-40067
Contact Name: Natalie Angus
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 13, 2021 12:25

Job Description

Whizdom is a Professional Staffing Recruitment Agency looking for a Payroll Officer to join our team to cover a 9 month maternity leave position commencing November 2021.

About the Role: 

You will be part of a small team undertaking fortnightly and monthly payroll and invoicing, compliance, taxation and routine business accounting processes.

The role tasks would primarily be:
  • Processing payroll including salary sacrifice options
  • Client invoicing
  • Processing credit cards transactions
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assist with month end/year end reporting
  • Assisting the finance team as required
Who we are looking for: 

We are looking for a person that is up for a challenge, able to work independently and manage multiple tasks. The role would also suit someone with previous experience in small/medium business or just finishing their studies and looking to kick start their career.

Candidates must have: 
  • The ability to work autonomously and as an effective team member. 
  • The capacity to work independently with general guidance from more senior staff. 
  • An ability to work towards deadlines with a high level of care, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving and organisational skills.
Selection Criteria: 

Full training will be provided, but as a minimum we are seeking the following: 
  • Experience using Finance and Payroll systems (we currently use MYOB and Astute Payroll) and intermediate skills in the use of Excel, Word and other Microsoft software products. 
  • Qualifications or relevant on the job experience in the accounting/finance field, particularly payroll and understanding the complexities involved. 
  • Knowledge of Astute payroll would be an advantage, but not required
Whizdom offers flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities and a supportive work environment. 

To apply for the role please send a brief cover letter outlining your experience with your resume.

We will be accepting applications until COB Friday 22 October 2021.

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