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Payroll Officer - Newcastle

Life Without Barriers (National)

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

Working in our Shared Services team you will provide end to end transactional service delivery across payroll. This is a great opportunity to work in a dynamic team within a growing and transforming organisation. This is a maximum term contract to September 2020, base in our Newcastle Head office

Key Responsibilities 

  • Processing salaries and wages with our fortnightly pay run and off cycles
  • Ensuring sure your industry knowledge on payroll matters is up to date and current
  • Employee on boarding, off boarding and contract variation
  • Provide strong customer service to all employees regarding their payroll enquiries via the phone and email.

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience in a high volume payroll position
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated commitment to provide a high level of customer service to a wide range of staff, contacts from external organisations and the wider community.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).


  • Join a transforming organisation
  • Great tax benefits and rostered days off
  • Maximum term contract to September 2020 - Newcastle Head Office

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here.

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