Payroll Officer

Lismore/Gold Coast, Australia
07 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
20 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, continuing opportunity. Genuine 35 hour working week
  • Salary up to $80k per annum, plus 17% super, great conditions and benefits
  • Option for Lismore or Gold Coast location, relocation support available

About the role

With an option for either a Lismore or Gold Coast location, we have an opportunity for an experienced Payroll Officer to join Southern Cross University. The Payroll Officer will be responsible for working as part of a small team to process the University’s payroll. The appointee will be the first point of contact for staff, responding to and resolving questions and enquiries regarding payroll matters.

The Payroll Officer will also provide administrative support for operations and projects with a focus on excellence in process, judgement and provision of sound and timely advice and support to internal and external stakeholders.

The remuneration package for this position is up to $94,351 per annum (inclusive of base salary $72,472-$80,642 per annum and 17% employer's contribution to superannuation).

This is a full-time role, and the successful candidate can nominate a Gold Coast or Lismore location.

About you

We are seeking applications from individuals with specialist payroll experience within a large organisation and who demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in service delivery and willing to go above and beyond when providing services to our staff.

You will have a proven ability to apply industrial awards and legislation relevant to payroll with outstanding attention to detail. You will have a solutions-based approach and ability to drive continuous improvement processes.

Experience with Aurion HRIS is desirable, but not essential.

The University’s values are integrity and collegiality. Alignment with these values, along with the ability to actively contribute to the success of a team, are inherent requirements of the role.

A criminal history check will be required as part of pre-employment screening.

About us

Southern Cross University is powered by passion to deliver the best learning, teaching and research possible. Our graduates stride a global stage with confidence as proud alumni. Working at Southern Cross combines a rare privilege of being surrounded by ambitious students, amazing and dedicated colleagues and an environment of stunning natural beauty. Independent benchmarks place Southern Cross at the forefront of its key research areas, student experience and graduate salaries, largely due to the tireless collaboration to create something special across our communities of the Northern Rivers, Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast and online.

Southern Cross University offers flexible work arrangements, generous parental and carer’s leave provisions, wellbeing initiatives, professional learning opportunities, mentoring programs and support to undertake further study.

Applicant information

Job applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or currently hold a visa with ongoing work rights in Australia. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Southern Cross University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; and equity target groups including women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTIQ.

Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on Wednesday, 20 January 2021 and must be submitted through the online portal.

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY button where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website.