Payroll Officer

Location Salisbury, Brisbane
Salary $25-$27 per hour
Discipline Administration

As our new payroll officer you will be involved in ensuring the weekly payroll process runs accurately and efficiently while working in a modern, new office located in Salisbury with on-site parking. You will be working as part of a collaborative and friendly team environment with opportunities for career progression and training.


As a family-owned recruitment business, we seek to partner with clients with the aim to support their staffing needs in both short and long term projects. We pride ourselves on our personalised quality service and staff who are specifically recruited to meet our clients’ needs.
CG Recruitment provide recruitment assistance to our clients based in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia in casual and permanent roles.

As Payroll Officer based at our head office in Salisbury, you will be involved in ensuring that payroll is processed accurately on a weekly basis in line with the specific client Award rates and rules and company policies and procedures.
This is a role which requires a high degree of accuracy and time management, as well as strong communication and people skills. 
The hours for this full-time role are Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm (flexible with hours). 

Main responsibilities of the role include:
Processing weekly payroll runs for approximately 500 staff over a number of client sites
Provide accurate information in response to employee & client queries in a timely, professional manner
Payment of salaries and superannuation contributions in accordance with legislative, award and policy requirements
Production and maintenance of weekly invoices to client contacts
Update and maintain payroll and accounting records
Develop knowledge of company CRM and payroll systems to ensure payroll is processed correctly and systems are up to date
Preparing and distributing weekly reports to management
Assisting recruitment team with follow up of hours, data entry of start & finish times and attendance report management as required
Other administrative work where needed 

All about you: 
To be successful in this role, you will have:
Minimum 2 years' experience in payroll processing of a mid-sized company.
Understanding of calculating different shift loadings (day, early morning, afternoon & night) preferred
Experience with Astute payroll system or similar system preferred
Ability to interpret relevant Award rules and rates and other Industrial Agreements preferred 
Intermediate to advanced level of expertise in using Excel and other office systems
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work unsupervised and meet deadlines
An understanding of payroll legislation and processing e.g. tax, superannuation

If you feel this role suits your skills and will be your next career opportunity, apply now!