Randstad is assisting a small Federal Government agency to recruit for two payroll postions: an APS4 Payroll officer and an APS6 Technical Payroll officer. These positons arelocated centrally in Canberra and will be offered on temporary contractors or non-ongoing placements. Section 26 transfers are also considered. Duties:APS4 level:Accurately process a wide range of salary, leave and entitlement-related transactions, in accordance with relevant legislation, delegations, policies, and procedures.As required, provide internal clients and managers with general advice and guidance in relation to the submission of leave, completion of employee timesheets, and other employee-related documentation.Assist with processes that ensure PAYG taxation, superannuation, and payroll deductions are correctly calculated, paid, and reported in accordance with associated guidelines. Undertake salary and/or leave reconciliation tasks, as required.Undertake fortnightly reviews to update employee payroll records and ensure that associated superannuation contributions are correctly administered, paid, and reported.Prepare and send payroll-related correspondence, including e-mails, to ensure that employees receive accurate and timely advice regarding their entitlements and associated conditions of employment.Maintain the personnel and leave records of employees, in an accurate and timely manner.At all times, provide internal and external clients & agencies with a high level of customer service and support. APS6 level:Supervise the day-to-day activities of the Payroll Operations Team, to ensure the delivery of high quality payroll services for, in accordance with the Enterprise Agreement and relevant legislation, policies and guidelines.Assist with the professional development of team members and provide guidance and on-the-job training, as necessary.As required, administer the company’s Empower HRMIS and its associated Employee Self Service (ESS) module, and manage security profiles for all users.Process fortnightly payrolls and ensure that end-of-financial-year related tasks are completed within required timeframes.Manage the Payroll ServiceDesk and distribute work items to team members.Monitor workflows and ensure that tasks are completed within required timeframes.Complete payroll-related compliance activities, including the checking of more complex tasks and calculations. Ensure that relevant delegations are being correctly applied at all times.Ensure PAYG taxation and superannuation contributions are calculated, paid and reported in accordance with associated guidelines and timeframes. Ensure that fortnightly salary reconciliations and related reimbursement activities are completed.Liaise with internal and external stakeholders and agencies on matters including financial and other reporting, payroll reconciliations, leave provisions and general compliance activities.Undertake HR reporting tasks, including ad-hoc reporting for staff and managers, to support internal and legislative reporting requirements.Ensure that all correspondence produced by the team is of a high quality and can be readily understood by recipients. If you are interested in this positon, please apply now and a consultant will call you. At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.