APS4 Payroll Officer

A well-known Federal Government organisation looking to add an APS4 Payroll Officer to their team! Initially a 6-12 month contract with potential to extend, located in Sydney CBD.
Responsibilities may include:
  • Processing, checking and maintaining accurate personnel and payroll data on the HR management information system (currently Aurion), including salaries, superannuation, leave and time recording, commencements and separations.
  • Interpreting and providing high quality and timely advice to staff, members and management regarding leave, remuneration, salaries, conditions of service including superannuation, HR practices and procedures.
  • Providing support, guidance and assistance to other payroll and HR staff including Payroll and Systems Administrators, Team Leader Payroll and Manager Payroll.
  • Preparing correspondence relating to Payroll and personnel related matters. Ensure appropriate file maintenance and record-keeping in accordance with audit requirements. 
  • Liaising with, and provide timely response and assistance to, employees, managers, employee representatives and other agencies in relation to payroll, employment and HR management and business matters.
Skills and Personal Attributes:
  • Experience in a similar role, ideally within a Government department.
  • Experience with Aurion is highly desirable.
  • Experience in the use of Human Resource Information Systems and Microsoft Windows applications such as Excel, Word, Outlook or other.
  • Ability to interpret relevant legislation, HR Policies, Enterprise Agreement as they relate to the Payroll function.
  • Strong organisational skills including a demonstrated ability to plan, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team and contribute to the achievement of team and organisational goals.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to provide an accurate and timely service to relevant stakeholders, both internally and externally.
  • MUST have full working rights.
Police checks and other reference checks will be completed for all successful candidates.
Sydney (Sydney)