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Senior Payroll Officer

Northern Land Council
  • Location: Darwin
  • Status: Full-time Permanent Contract
  • Annual Base Salary: $76,978 - $88,429

Cultural knowledge and lived experience are central to the work that we do here at NLC. The Northern Land Council (NLC) was established 50 years ago under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act in 1976, to assist Aboriginal people in the Top End of the Northern Territory to acquire and manage their traditional lands, waters and seas. We are committed to enhancing Aboriginal peoples social, political and economic participation by supporting their aspirations and amplifying their voices on a range of issues impacting on their lands, seas, culture and communities.

About the Role

The Payroll team are part of the People and Culture team at the Northern Land Council, a team dedicated to managing human resources, fostering positive workplace culture, and supporting employee development and engagement to align with the organisation's goals and values.

The Senior Payroll Officer, reporting to the Coordinator, will be primarily responsible for overseeing and executing our payroll processing for staff and council members in accordance with our legislative requirements and operational timeframes and standards. This role also plays a key function in assisting with the training and development of other HR / payroll officers and driving a customer focused service approach for our staff and internal stakeholders.

For further details of the specifics of this role please refer to the Position Description.

What you will Bring

You'll have a solid understanding of Australian payroll regulations, tax legislation and superannuation. This will be coupled with a demonstrated understanding of confidentiality, compliant record keeping practices, attention to detail and accuracy. One of your standout qualities will be the ability to simplify complex payroll information in order to share it with diverse audiences.

In addition to this, you will have: -

  • Diploma of Payroll Services or equivalent qualification and/or experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years payroll processing experience in complex operational environments
  • Previous experience in medium to large sized organisations
  • Experience in using payroll system such as iChris or similar systems is a plus

What’s in it for you?

NLC offers competitive and attractive remuneration, work life balance and a unique opportunity to support our Aboriginal communities in the NLC Region. You will receive: -

  • A minimum annual salary of $76,978 (negotiable based on experience) plus 14% superannuation and district allowance
  • Salary packaging benefits of up to $15,900 on base salary and additional Meal Entertainment and Holiday Accommodation benefits up to $2,650 per year.
  • Generous leave entitlements such as 5 weeks annual leave, 18 days personal leave per annum and paid Christmas shut down

If you have any further queries please contact Jawad Haider on 08 8980 1929.

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