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Payroll Officer - 12 months fixed term - full & part time roles available

  • 929023
  • Bendigo
  • Melbourne
  • Victoria
  • Full Time
  • Full and/or Part Time
  • Part Time

Our goal to be Australia’s Bank of choice drives us to set the example of how banking should be: progressive, sustainable, shared, and trusted.

Our Group Payroll team sit within our large People & Culture function and are the Bank’s operational heartbeat delivering our employees payment of their salary/wages accurately and on time every fortnight. We currently have two 12-month fixed term opportunities for Payroll Officers to join the team, one full time and the other part time for 19 hours per week.

Reporting into the Senior Payroll Officer you’ll be responsible for accurate maintenance of employee records, correctly calculating withholdings, superannuation, and entitlements, complying with employment laws, and relevant Enterprise Agreements and Awards, at all times adhering to payroll schedules and deadlines.

With prior experience in a Payroll position from a large complex environment you will bring your knowledge of long service leave and legislation, strong attention to detail, proficiency to prioritise and manage your time effectively, ability to remain calm under pressure, as well as your passion for delivering outstanding customer service. You can make this role your own by challenging the status quo and identifying opportunities to automate or further improve current processes.

Join a People & Culture function whose vision is to grow a community where we want to work, where we are valued, and where we belong. You’ll join a close-knit team where the work is fast paced, and everyone nurtures and supports each other. Be part of an organisation where your work will be valued, your input and ideas are always welcome, and you’ll be mentored by knowledgeable leaders to develop your payroll skills to the next level.

This role is based in Bendigo for the days that you are in the office, and then other days you’ll be working from home to help better balance your life and work. We are willing to consider applicants based in Melbourne, however for the first month you would need to be willing to travel to Bendigo for induction and training.


As the Payroll Officer you will:

  • Provide effective and accurate payroll services, ensuring efficient and timely delivery of the Bank’s payroll and activities
  • Collecting, calculating and entering data in order to maintain and update payroll information
  • Process selected correction pay-runs including the calculations of all pay-related adjustments
  • Manage and process leave calculations, long service, and sick leave payments
  • Accurately process Centrelink parental leave payments, Child Support deductions and ATO tax variations, superannuation requests adhering to superannuation stapling requirements, termination payments, ensuring long service leave is reconciled and paid in accordance with the relevant state legislation
  • Administer personnel, leave, and timesheet records, ensuring data integrity through high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Identify overpayments and accurately calculate, register update and overpayment letters
  • Calculate backpays, process and tax in accordance with ATO rules
  • Maintain various tracking tools such as off-cycle payments, terminations, and error registers
  • Process LeasePlan, Payroll Tax, Creditor payments (fortnightly deductions) as required for the group
  • Conduct analysis, problem solving and testing as appropriate/required for effective payroll delivery


To be successful in the role, you'll have:

  • Demonstrated high performance and previous experience working in a Payroll position
  • Experience with CIA/Ci software highly regarded but not essential
  • Intermediate competency across the Microsoft office suite, particularly Word and Excel
  • A diploma or tertiary qualification or currently studying towards a payroll diploma or tertiary qualification would be highly regarded
  • A good understanding and interpretation of Modern Awards, ATO, Superannuation and EBA rates and conditions
  • A high level of attention to detail and accuracy in your work
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, and the ability to set work priorities to meet deadlines
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Fantastic customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively building positive working relationships with team members and key client stakeholders


At Bendigo and Adelaide Bank we believe a diverse workforce supported by an inclusive culture is central to our success and we actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity of thought to our business. We support candidate requests for adjustment to accommodate an illness, injury, or disability to equitably participate in the selection process.


If you’re excited to be part of an organisation with a rich history and a bright future - then this could be the role for you! Apply now.

Closing date: Aug 01, 2021

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