payroll officer in Sydney

mimi huynh, randstad
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Are you an experienced Payroll Officer looking to take the next step in your career? Then this is the role for you! Randstad is seeking a resourceful and motivated Payroll Officer to join a large State Government agency going through an exciting period of growth. Western Sydney and Sydney CBD locations.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Processing of the fortnightly and monthly payroll as per relevant awards and EBAs
  • Calculating PAYG, overtime rates, leave, super etc
  • Handling and resolving payroll enquiries within relevant timeframes
  • Liaise closely with other departments and line managers
  • Processing new starters and termination paperwork
  • Running weekly payroll reports
  • Month end reporting and reconciliations
  • Preparation, balancing and reconciling payroll, PAYG, tax and superannuation
  • Maintain employee details, pay records, and salary information

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and competencies:

  • Experience processing a large, high volume payroll
  • Experience working with Government agencies highly regarded
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency in using SAP & Oracle systems
  • Superior communication skills – verbal and written
  • Knowledge and exposure in EBA interpretation
  • Ability to follow processes and work within strict timeframes

If you have a keen eye for detail and are looking to draw on your experience in a similar role, I would love to hear from you. To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below or email Mimi Huynh for more infomation at

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.


payroll, accounting, state government, government


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