Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-140983
  • LocationAustralian Capital Territory
  • Salary$90000 per annum
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted30 days ago
  • ConsultantJess Kaur
As one of the Australia’s largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod’s recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an APS5 Senior Payroll Adviser on a 12-month non-ongoing engagement, or S.26 transfer.     
Position Overview
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team to complete payroll transactions, queries and related correspondence
  • Complete more complex payroll transactions, queries, and related correspondence (including SES and Board transaction processing)
  • Have attention to detail and maintain data in the payroll system
  • Provide clear, comprehensive and accurate verbal and/or written advice to stakeholders within appropriate timeframes regarding payroll matters
  • Monitor and manage workloads to achieve deadlines and quality assure the daily work of the team
  • Supervise, guide, and manage team members and provide one on one training
  • Participate in the development of systems, processes and practices and operating procedures that support consistent payroll services
  • Maintain accurate records to a high standard
  • Contribute to projects that support team business objectives
  • Manage all relevant records according to the Department’s record management framework.
Key Skills and Competencies:
  • Ability to effectively lead and manage a payroll team to deliver quality outcomes
  • Experience analysing, interpreting and applying complex legislation relating to payroll and conditions practices and procedures.
  • Well-developed written, communication and stakeholder management skills, including the ability to effectively negotiate and influence outcomes
  • Exceptional customer service skills, including using initiative and the ability to foster effective working relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Able to manage information that is sensitive in nature
  • Sound problem solving skills and judgement with attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills, including energy and drive, and the ability to manage priorities to achieve results
  • Resilient with a positive attitude and responsive to changing and competing priorities
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks while still delivering high quality results
  • Values inclusion and diversity and builds a team that is inclusive in nature.
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Experience in undertaking pay transactions on an automated pay management system
  • Strong skills in payroll systems, helpdesk systems and Microsoft office products
  • Four years or more in payroll
  • Qualifications in business management, finance/payroll, or human resources.
Mandatory Requirements:
  • Applicants must be Australian Citizens.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting “Apply for this job”. Alternatively, you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.