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Payroll Officer


yourtown is a trusted provider of services for young people, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing, long-term unemployment, prevention of youth suicide, child protection, as well as support for those experiencing domestic and family violence.

yourtown helps children and young people realise they have the ability to tackle whatever life throws at them. We help them to believe in their unique strengths, tenacity and self-determination. We recognise the courage and determination of children and young people when they reach out to yourtown for support.

Realise your potential at yourtown

your opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Payroll Officer to join our People & Culture team at yourtown. You will be responsible for the provision of accurate and timely payment of wages and salaries in line with legislative requirements, policies, and procedures. This will include end to end payroll, processing employee benefits services and providing high level customer service to our people leaders & team members.

Your role will include:

  • Deliver accurate end to end monthly, fortnightly, and weekly payroll requirements.
  • Preparation of all payrolls related month end tasks and preparation of monthly data audits for our payroll data assurance.
  • Preparation of end of financial year reporting and reconciliation of income statements.
  • Ensure timely and accurate payroll processing and administrative tasks related to payroll including but not limited to: superannuation, salary packaging, workers compensation etc.

**This is a fixed term, full time opportunity for a 12-month period**

what we are looking for

At yourtown, we believe positivity is powerful and the enabler of great things. You will be flexible and adaptable, with a strong customer service focus and will enjoy collaborating with a wide range of people to drive system and process optimisation. We are all connected through our shared passion, commitment, and belief in young people, and are committed to helping young people see greatness in themselves.

  • 2+ years’ payroll experience with Preceda Payroll System experience, is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with intermediate Microsoft excel skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team to deliver requirements and maintain quality data.
  • Experience in the operation of a payroll system and the necessary audit and data management requirements and standards

your benefits

When you join yourtown you will be welcomed into a safe, inclusive, and diverse community and an established and reputable national organisation. We are a resilient, resourceful, and dedicated team who strive to make a difference and not accept the status quo.

Your employment experience will include:

  • Salary sacrifice options to increase your take home pay
  • Opportunities for internal and external professional development
  • Free access to LinkedIn Learning including over 16,000 learning modules
  • A genuine focus on employee health and wellbeing
  • yourWellness program includes free access to Calm & Centr Apps
  • Access to free and confidential counselling sessions for you and members of your immediate family
  • Access to discounted private health insurance, banking and finance, insurance, and superannuation through our partner organisations
  • An environment that genuinely values diversity and cultural capability and is an equal opportunity employer

How to Apply

If you believe in the power of young people and in yourself, join team yourtown and have an amazing impact on the lives of young people, their families, neighbourhoods and the wider community in Australia.

To submit your application please click 'Apply Now' by the closing date.

Contact: Lily Welch | Talent Acquisition Specialist | [email protected] using the subject line: Payroll Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

yourtown has a zero-tolerance approach to abuse and we believe that Safeguarding is a shared responsibility of all, for all.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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