Payroll Officer

Work with one of Australias most respected medical research institutes, Gain valuable experience in the not-for-profit sector, Flexible working hours available.

Childrens Medical Research Institute (CMRI) was Australias first dedicated paediatric research facility and is now one of the nations most highly regarded independent medical research centres.  Our research focuses on the areas of embryonic development and birth defects, cancer, neuroscience and gene therapy and we have a strong international reputation based on our research outcomes. CMRIs research programs are supported by state of the art facilities and committed research and support staff. Our achievements are made possible by a loyal network of community supporters, highly engaged donors and the very successful Jeans for Genes fundraising campaign. 

We are seeking an experienced and motivated Payroll Officer to join our team.  Reporting to the Financial Controller and working closely with the Human Resources department, you will be responsible for the efficient function of end-to-end payroll processing in Chris21, including but not limited to:

  • Processing of new starters and terminations including redundancy calculations ensuring compliance with regulatory rules and legislation
  • Monthly payroll processing including timesheet entry, superannuation, workers compensation and PAYG calculations
  • Preparing all payroll related journal postings, reconciliations including super, deductions, and payroll clearing
  • End of month reporting and reconciliation
  • End of Year payroll processing and reporting
  • Payroll administration including maintenance and update of employee records, testing of system upgrades and address queries in relation to payroll
  • May assist with other accounting duties from time to time

To be successful in this role you need to have a minimum of 5 years previous experience held in a Payroll Officer function, have solid experience using Chris21 and a good understanding of current legislation requirements.  In addition, it is essential that you possess strong attention to detail and effective communication skills liaising with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

You will be provided with a competitive remuneration package in accordance with qualifications and experience. Additional benefits include the provision of a Public Benevolent Institution salary packaging scheme and participation in an employer-contributed superannuation fund.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 13th December 2019. We will interview suitable candidates as applications are received.

25/11/2019 $0 Parramatta & Western Suburbs 1 Accounting
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