Payroll Specialist

Own the day-to-day Payroll function, with support from the wider finance team., Full time role, based a 5-minute walk from Flinders Street Station, Work from Home Mondays & Fridays!.

  • An excellent opportunity to own the day-to-day Payroll function, with support from the wider finance team.
  • Full time role, based a 5-minute walk from Flinders Street Station
  • Work from Home Mondays & Fridays!


The Company

The Australian Ballet is one of the worlds leading national dance companies and a globally recognised performing arts organisation. Each year the company presents upwards of 220 performances through its main stage seasons in Australia along with public programs, special events, an extensive regional tour, a Childrens Ballet and Education programs and regular overseas tours. 
 

The Role

The Payroll Specialist is accountable for the payroll function, and the timely and accurate processing, reconciliation and payment of payroll, superannuation, employment related taxation, royalties and salary packaging for all employees, contractors and guest artists of The Australian Ballet group, including Orchestra Victoria. 

The payroll function comprises all aspects of payroll administration: payment of salaries, wages, allowances, and terminations covered by three enterprise agreements, as well as work cover return administration and liaison with appropriate authorities.

Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Produce accurate and timely salaries, pay slips and reports for approximately 300 employees of The Australian Ballet, and Orchestra Victoria
  • Compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave and non-taxable wages and reporting on this
  • Submit paperwork to accompany group tax, Workcover premium, MEAA dues (Union), other contributions and superannuation payments to Accounts Payable Administrator
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions
  • Prepare and lodge annual payment summaries for The Australian Ballet and Orchestra Victoria employees in line with ATO requirements.
  • Ensure STP lodgments are submitted in a timely manner after each pay run and termination of employee.
  • Prepare and lodge annual payment summary reconciliation to ATO ensuring the summary accurately reflects salaries and allowances paid during the preceding financial year
  • Manage audit requirements.
  • Assist with the management of The Australian Ballets relationship with salary sacrifice providers.
    Prepare and submit monthly reports to Accounts Payable Administrator who will make payment to all superannuation funds.
  • Liaise with superannuation funds when required and manage employee and other queries
  • Prepare and lodge monthly superannuation reports to designated Super Clearing House
  • Set-up staff accounts in The Australian Ballet Default Superannuation Fund as and when required.


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Related tertiary qualification in Finance or Business, including payroll specialization, or commensurate experience.
  • Demonstrated experience preparing a multifaceted payroll across multiple industrial instruments
  • Experience in salary packaging, taxation and implementing interpreting employment related legislative changes, and briefing senior executives on such issues
  • Technology One Payroll or similar system expertise
  • Experience in interpreting Certified Agreements and Employment Awards
  • Experience preparing and managing other indirect taxation.
     

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 7th May 2021. We will be reviewing applications as they come in so please dont wait to apply.

26/04/2021 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Accounting
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