Job Details
  • Reference383887A_1637715201
  • LocationParramatta
  • SalaryUp to AU$42.68 per hour + super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted15 days ago
  • ConsultantSarda Nana

We are currently recruiting a senior payroll officer for a large NSW Government agency based in Parramatta. This is an initial 6-month contract with a strong possibility of extension for the right candidate. The pay rate is $42.68 + super, 40 hours per week. This role will be based at the client's headquarters in Parramatta.

The role assists the manager with end to end payroll functions including accurate disbursement of salaries, allowances, deductions, payments and payroll reconciliation.

Key accountabilities

  • Calculate and process fortnightly salary adjustments and payroll functions to ensure accurate administration of salaries, associated claims and entitlements within legislation and policy.
  • Consult stakeholders about payroll functions which may include taxation, recoupment, overpayments, negotiating repayments and disbursement of funds.
  • Administer, monitor collate and analyse data reporting in line with business requirements.
  • Perform payroll reconciliations and resolve errors in accordance with legislation and organisational business rules.
  • Undertake general administrative and payroll activities, contributing to the delivery of accurate payroll and accounting functionality.
  • Provide advice and contribute to the development of strategies to reduce risks on payroll issues impacting upon service delivery.

Essential Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience in end to end payroll operations with an emphasis on reconciliation.
  • SAP experience.
  • A great attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Obtain and maintain the requisite security clearances for this position.
  • Evidence of COVID vaccination status.


  • NSW Government is preferred but not essential.
  • Capacity to manage a team is desirable but not essential. The agency is willing to train a great candidate.
  • An interest in projects and improvement.
  • Accounting knowledge and skills.

We are keen to fill this role as soon as possible. If you match the above criteria, please submit your resume by clicking on the 'APPLY' button below or call Sarda on (02) 8267 4509 for a confidential discussion.