Payroll Manager (See Advertisement)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
USD 56.52 - 63.57 per hour
14 Feb 2021
28 Feb 2021
Job role
Experience level
Located at CFA Headquarters, Burwood East

Permanent, Full Time Role

PTA 6 Salary range $117,580 - $132,232 pa (plus 9.50% super)

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded, community-based emergency services organisations. We are proud of the work we do in protecting lives and property, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. CFA strives to be a values-based organisation and an organisation of choice for volunteers and employees, where people with a variety of skills, experiences and backgrounds all add value through the roles they perform.

About the Role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic Payroll professional to join our highly regarded organisation.

Reporting to the Manager HR Shared Services, you will be responsible for leading and managing the CFA Payroll function and services - ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of employment and pay related services to all staff across the employment lifecycle. You will drive continuous improvement of payroll practices with a focus on legislative compliance and regulatory requirements. You will work with the team to foster a customer focussed culture and establish practices and leverage technology to provide exceptional service outcomes.

Further detailed responsibilities will include:

• Lead continuous improvement of payroll practices to drive efficiencies for the team and support our team members' ability to interact with our systems in a simple and effective manner.

• Research, analyse and investigate difficult and/or complex cases and provide expert advice to team members in resolving these matters.

• Provide authoritative subject matter expertise, advice and query support to management and staff in relation to pay related policy and services.

• Ensure appropriate systems are in place to maintain data integrity and security of payroll information.

• Respond to internal and external audit inquiries as well as responding to legislative compliance requirements and requests.

• Serve as a point of contact between internal and external stakeholders on all payroll inquiries

• Management and oversight of the end of financial year processes, including HR System Tax Upgrades and the reconciliation and preparation of employee payment summaries and taxation returns.

About You:

You are a high performing leader with demonstrated experience managing a payroll function to deliver a compliance based and customer-oriented payroll function. You will possess strong overall technical expertise as well as demonstrated ability to provide clear and relevant advice in the areas of payroll, systems and remuneration and interpretation of legislation and awards. Proven leadership capability with strong coaching and mentoring skills are a requirement as is a strong customer and a continuous improvement focus.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join our high-performing team.

Your Application:

When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description.

Your application should include:

• Cover letter

• Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description

• Resume

Please note (if internal):

• Transfers on a fixed term basis or higher duties assignments require the approval of your current manager.

• Only CFA employees are eligible to apply for positions that have been advertised internally.

Submitting your Application:

When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.

The successful applicant must be willing to complete pre-employment checks including a National Police History Check and Working with Children Check prior to receiving a job offer.

CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to being an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.

Applications close: 11:59pm 26 February 2021

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