Payroll Officer (PoV4)

Job posted: 14/05/2024
Applications close: 02/06/2024 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Parliament of Victoria

Salary: $92,332 - $104,762

Occupation: Human Resources

Reference: VG/002242

Reference: VG/002242

Occupation: Human Resources

Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Parliamentary Services delivers impartial, professional and innovative services to support the Parliament of Victoria. Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported. Our employees are the key to our success and bring new and innovative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work in the delivery of quality services to support the work of the Victorian Parliament.

Payroll Officer – Parental Leave Opportunity

Department of Parliamentary Services, Parliament of Victoria

  • Work for the iconic Victorian Parliament House
  • PoV 4 - $92,332 - $104,762 per annum (commensurate with relevant experience)
  • Fixed term, Parental Leave replacement opportunity (12 months)

About the role

In conjunction with the broader Payroll team, the Payroll Officer will administer, prepare and calculate payroll processing activities to ensure timely production of the payroll for the Parliament of Victoria.

Key responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day payroll processing activities, ensuring timely and accurate data input of timesheets, leave, allowances, deductions etc.
  • Reviewing and validating issues raised in the time and attendance system, adjusting manager workflows where applicable.
  • Administer payroll on-costs, including superannuation contributions and payroll tax and display a sound understanding of legislative requirements to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies, workplace agreements, relevant legislation, and compliance requirements, prior to processing.
  • Provide sound advice and information to stakeholders on payroll matters related to salaries, conditions of employment, annual performance based incremental adjustments, EBA increases, relevant legislation, and internal policies.

About you

The successful candidate will bring a track record of success in administering payroll activities, alongside:

  • Demonstrated understanding of payroll and time and attendance systems and understanding in the administration of on-costs and legislative compliance requirements.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a collaborative team environment, characterised by the provision of excellent customer service, knowledge sharing, technical peer review and continuous improvement.
  • Well-developed written, communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on developing and maintaining successful relationships at all levels of the organisation whilst providing high quality, confidential client services.
  • Strong computer literacy skills with proven ability to undertake data analysis.
  • Demonstrated understanding, commitment and adherence to the Parliamentary Officer values of impartiality, responsiveness, respect, accountability, integrity and leadership.

Why join us?

We offer a supportive work culture and flexible work/life balance - the nature and scope of flexible options available will depend on the requirements of the position. You are encouraged to discuss flexible arrangements with the hiring manager during the recruitment process.

We understand that your health and wellbeing are integral to your success and have a range of benefits to ensure your physical and mental health are supported. These include access to a range of health and wellbeing initiatives.

Your professional development is important to us. That's why we have a dedicated learning and development framework and programs, as well as targeted, in-house training, to support your professional growth.

When you excel at your work and initiate innovative solutions or go above and beyond to demonstrate our values of impartiality, responsiveness, respect, accountability, integrity, and leadership, you will be recognised for your efforts through our reward and recognition program.

For more information about a career with us, visit our website.

How to apply

Using the "Apply Now" button, please include your resume and a brief cover letter (1-2 pages) broadly outlining your experience and how it directly relates to the position.

The process from here

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview conducted by a selection panel. This interview may take place in our offices located in the Melbourne CBD or online.


If you require assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process for this role, please contact Parliament's Recruitment Team via email recruitment@parliament.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8682 2675.

COVID-19 compliance

Successful candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status or medical exemption prior to commencing employment.

Payroll Officer (PoV4)

Job type:

Full time

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Gloria Huang | gloria.huang@parliament.vic.gov.au

Payroll Officer (PoV4)