Payroll Officer

Job posted: 09/05/2024
Applications close: 01/06/2024 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Grampians

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Human Resources

Reference: 19035

Reference: 19035

Occupation: Human Resources

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Grampians

About the Role

The Payroll Officer is responsible for the preparation and processing of fortnightly payroll, including review and ensuring accuracy of approved rosters, Enterprise Agreement entitlements, reimbursements and deductions, preparation and reconciliation of employee entitlements and associated liabilities. The position requires a detailed knowledge of payroll related legislation and regulations.

Vacancy Details

  • 1 x Full Time position working 38 hours per week (1 FTE) 
  • Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Workers Enterprise agreement -Competitive Salary based on skills and experience + super + salary packaging.
  • Ability located at any of Grampians Health campuses located in Ballarat, Stawell, Horsham or Edenhope.
  • To view the Position Description, please visit Grampians Health - eRecruit (mercury.com.au)

 About You

  • Demonstrated experience in full function Payroll processing.
  • Experience and knowledge in legislative compliance including Taxation legislation, Superannuation legislation and award interpretation.
  • Well-developed organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and manage time efficiently.
  • Excellent computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office in particular Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Working Knowledge of Payroll and Rostering systems. (Chris21, RosterOn and Optima highly regarded)
  • Ability to process and manage high volumes of data and adapt to changing priorities and show initiative and innovation in all aspects of the operations of the position.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing process documentation and user guides.

Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Ballarat Region
Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes

Application Process

Applicants must address each of the Qualifications, Skills and Experience criteria outlined in the following questionnaire in an application letter and provide a current resume in order to be considered.


  • Proven experience performing full function payroll.
  • Proven experience with Payroll and Rostering systems (Chris21, RosterOn and Optima experience highly regarded).
  • Strong understanding of EBA's & Awards and varying shift patterns
  • Microsoft Office suite proficiency with intermediate aptitude in Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Excellent written, verbal & interpersonal skills, with a strong focus on customer service
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and develop workplans to achieve deadlines
  • Ability to work well within a team environment.

Contact Details

For more information about the position please contact Melissa MacPherson, Payroll Operations Manager, on 0414 726 554 or Tara Holmes, Payroll Coordinator, on 0407 724 045.

How to apply
Click APPLY and submit a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing how your relevant experience meets the Selection Criteria and key responsibilities of the role.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

The successful candidate must have received three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. If not, please provide further detail regarding doses received, booking dates and/or other relevant information.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

 Applications close Wednesday 29th May 2024. 

Grampians Health reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date of this position, so please don’t delay in applying.

Payroll Officer

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Melissa MacPherson - 0414 726 554
Tara Holmes - 0407 724 045

Payroll Officer