Payroll Manager

About Us

Emerging National Child Care Business

Drive process improvement & efficiency

At Harmony we nurture the development that allows every child to grow into whoever they were born to be and discover their unlimited potential

Harmony Early Learning Journey is a privately-owned National child-care business established by 2 well known industry icons who understand how important it is to get the best start on the road of childrens education. Each of their centres has the very best resources available as well as having access to highly trained and experienced Educators. The business has been growing steadily over the last few years and an opportunity has arisen for an experienced Payroll Manager to join us in our head office located in the Northern Gold Coast. 

Harmony currently operates 7 early learning centres spanning across the Eastern Seaboard. The business is in the growth phase with plans to expand to 20 centres within the next 2 years. 

Position Overview

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Payroll processing for internal employees (approx. 250 per fortnight). 
  • Payroll processing for external employees (approx. 700 per fortnight)
  • The number of internal employees will increase in line with our centre expansion over the next 3 years to approximately 800 employees taking total payroll to approximately 1,500 people.
  • Submission of superannuation and maintaining compliance with applicable legislation
  • Preparation of payroll tax returns for various states (QLD, NSW & Victoria)
  • Key Performance indicator reporting on wages costs 
  • Other payroll reporting as required

Other Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Overseeing invoice entry in MYOB
  • Overseeing record keeping for debit cards and data entry in MYOB
  • Overseeing monthly bank reconciliations
  • General office administration and other ad-hoc duties as required

Qualities that we are looking for

  • We are looking for someone that takes pride in their work and able to perform duties autonomously. 
  • We are a small team therefore you must be willing to perform a wider variety of tasks as required from time to time.
  • You must have the ability to communicate to our staff and external parties such as suppliers in a constructive, co-operative and facilitative manner.


  • Certificate IV in Payroll Administration
  • Working knowledge of MYOB
  • Adaptable to change and learning new systems
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Intermediate MS Excel abilities (filters, lookups, formatting)
  • High level of administrative and organisational skills
  • Openness to learning and a great attitude
  • Prior experience with FoundU payroll software or other workforce management time and attendance or rostering platforms would be valuable

If the role sounds of interest to you then we are looking forward to hearing from you. 

16/06/2020 $0 Gold Coast 1 Accounting
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