Opportunity to showcase your skills and be appreciated, Work/Life Balance - 3 Days per week with negotiable hours, Work close to home in Melbourne's South East.

The Knox School is an independent, non-denominational, co-educational school catering for students from ELC to Year 12.  The School consists of three sub schools in one beautifully landscaped campus in Wantirna South.  We welcome applications from high calibre professionals who wish to join a highly effective staff team that values: Achievement, Responsibility, Respect, Resilience, Care and Empathy.

We have a vacancy for a talented Payroll Co-Ordinator

Part Time over 3 days Tue/Thu/Fri 8am to 4pm (neg)

The Role

  • Process the fortnightly payroll on Sage Micropay for approx. 160 employees
  • Administer master file changes eg; rate changes, FTE, allowances and deductions
  • Administer the Employee Self Service functionality including leave processing
  • Process fortnightly and monthly statutory requirements: single touch payroll reporting, PAYG and Union Fee remittance.
  • Assist employees in understanding benefits of and the administration of salary packaging with an external supplier
  • Process and reconcile Paid Parental Leave
  • Administer super remittance via the Mercer platform
  • Produce month end reporting including: Costing Report, Payroll Journal and Reconciliation, Leave Liability, Headcount and FTE
  • Produce monthly GL file and liaise with School Accountant to ensure month end reconciliation of all payroll related clearing accounts
  • Produce annual wages budget and year to date projections reports for Accountant and provide analysis of variances on a fortnightly and monthly basis
  • Participate in the annual audit process
  • Action administrative HR tasks as allocated by the HR Manager.


The Ideal Candidate

  • Solid experience (at least 5 years) in processing a medium size payroll end to end
  • Sage Micropay experience preferable
  • Analytical mindset and knowledge of payroll accounting
  • Education Industry payroll experience highly regarded
  • Current Working with Children Check Clearance is mandatory
  • Highly organised and methodical
  • Customer service focus in dealing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Have patience and well-developed communication skills
  • IT literate with a medium level skillset in the use of Excel (VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables)
  • The successful candidates are expected to support the vision and ethos of the School


Whats on Offer

  • Competitive salary dependent on skill set and experience
  • Onsite car parking
  • Supportive and stimulating work and learning environment set amongst beautiful grounds


If this sounds like a great opportunity for you, please send your resume and a cover letter outlining the knowledge skills and attributes you can bring to our School. 


The Knox School is committed to providing safe services.  We have a zero-tolerance approach to abuse.  Our HR and recruitment practices are strictly adhered to during the application, interviewing and selection process.  Applicants are advised that The Knox School undertakes working with children checks, police record checks and reference checks, as appropriate, to ensure that we are recruiting the right people for our School.


Applications close 3/4/20 however will be reviewed upon receipt.



23/03/2020 $0 Eastern Suburbs 1 Accounting
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