Payroll and Benefits Officer

Job no: 503413
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Human Resources, HEO5

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(HEO5) $70,301 to $78,213 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

Full-Time, 4 month fixed-term job opportunity available to commence January 2020

We are seeking an experienced payroll specialist to deliver client focussed payroll and superannuation administration services

The Payroll and Benefits Officer will be a knowledge base for employee entitlements, payroll and lifecycle processing activities and, statutory superannuation reporting.

The Officer will be responsible for the administration of payroll and benefits activities, daily reporting and the checking of variance to pay.  The Officer will ensure the provision of a customer focussed Human Resource (HR) payroll administration service to the University, including the maintenance of data integrity within the HR Information System.  In addition, the role will provide timely and accurate client services and advice in respect to employee entitlements and respond to enquiries coming from both the HR function and the broader University.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience with HR administration, payroll and superannuation administration and, using HR Information Systems.
  • Experience in interpretation of workplace agreements, HR policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and, a demonstrated commitment to client service and continuous improvement.
  • The ability to work effectively under pressure with competing priorities and deadlines.

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 core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

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 want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 20 November 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Tanya Seagrim
Payroll Team Leader, Human Resources
P: +61 (8) 8313 5213

You'll find a full position description below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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