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Senior Payroll Officer

Maryborough, Australia

Reference: 5284838

  • Temporary part-time (0.8FTE) - 2 years
  • $84,363 - $91,851pa (pro-rata) plus superannuation

About Us

Located at the geographical centre of Victoria, within one hour's drive from Ballarat or Bendigo, and just two hours from Melbourne sits Central Goldfields Shire Council. Maryborough is the major business centre surrounded by seven townships that feature iconic heritage architecture. Agricultural industries spread across the municipality, and there are several major manufacturing, infrastructure, freight, printing and food production companies that call us home.

We are a dynamic organisation with a visionary and engaging executive, that look put value into what we do for our community, residents and business.

Our Values

  • Community and Customer Focused
  • Collaborative and Inclusive
  • Challenge the Status Quo

About the role

We are about to commence the implementation of a new Human Resources Information and Payroll system and are seeking an experienced payroll officer with demonstrated experience in reviewing current payroll practices and data to ensure compliance and accuracy with the relevant industrial instruments and to enable "clean" data to be uploaded to the new system.

You will have previous experience in the preparation for, implementation of and embedding of a new HRIS. You will work with payroll and human resources staff as a key member of the implementation team to ensure user guides are created for system administrators and general users and that the relevant training is provided in relation to Employee Self Service from a payroll perspective.

On a day-to-day basis, you will support the payroll unit in producing the fortnightly pay, including checking of timesheet entries and approval of the pay run summary.

If you are seeking the next challenge in your career then we would love to hear from you.

What we offer you

We offer a great salary, excellent growth opportunities and the ability to really influence the future of our council and its surrounds. If this sounds like you, be part of an innovative and committed council and apply today!

Applications close on Monday 7 December 2020 at 5pm

Interviews will be conducted on Friday 11 December 2020

For enquiries please contact David McLean Manager People and Culture on 0409 748 519