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Payroll Officer

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Finance

Payroll Officer

Our Story

Scentre Group is the owner and operator of 42 Westfield living centres in Australia and New Zealand; partnering with the world’s leading retail and luxury brands to create a unique shopping and leisure experience for our customers. A career with us fosters the chance to be a part of a company that is transforming the digital and physical retail space. Every day, our people play a vital role in our purpose to ‘create extraordinary places, connecting and enriching communities.’

Your opportunity

We are seeking an exceptional Payroll Officer to join our payroll department who are aligned to the HR function.  In this role you will be working closely with the Centre Teams in both AU & NZ with the processing of the weekly payroll.  In addition, you will liaise with the wider payroll team in delivering accurate, on time payment of wages to all of our employees, allowing them to focus on providing our customers with the best possible customer experience. 

Some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Lead the NZ Weekly payroll and support the AU weekly payroll including but not limited to:
    • Accurately processing and checking of both the AU/NZ weekly payrolls
    • Interpreting agreements and employment contracts in relation to overtime, penalties, allowances etc. along with assisting with maintaining the awards / agreements
    • Liaising with HR and the business on payroll related matters whilst being the primary payroll contact for NZ
    • Payroll Administration in all elements of the employee lifecycle including electronic filing
    • Support the team on general payroll enquires
  • Support weekly AU payroll reconciliation, banking, month-end and year-end
  • Support the team managing user requests/enquires for access to HR systems
  • Always deliver exceptional customer service whilst maintaining high levels of process performance
  • Pursue opportunities for continuous process improvement

What will set you apart from the rest?

You will be a passionate, dynamic, self-motivated individual who enjoys working in a high performing culture.

  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Working knowledge of payroll systems – Peoplesoft / Datacom Easipay / Kronos desirable
  • Solid understanding of payroll processes and legislation, ideally with AU/NZ experience (preferably in the retail sector)
  • Ability to interpret multiple awards/enterprise agreements and relevant legislation
  • Reliable, motivated with a can-do mindset

What sets us apart from the rest?

  • A collaborative culture
  • Diverse career paths across our vertically integrated business
  • Ability to innovate in a company that not only encourages it but will facilitate it
  • Flexibility with working arrangements
  • Competitive benefits including 5 days Life Leave, 18 weeks parental leave, volunteer days to work with our charity partners, health and wellbeing discounts and the ability to purchase extra annual leave

Our diverse and inclusive workforce is not only something we’re proud of, but something we’re committed to. We encourage and support our people to bring their ‘whole selves’ to work every day. This is because we believe all our differences contribute to our success and ensures a workforce that reflects the customers we serve. Our commitment is backed by executive and employee-led working groups including All Abilities, LGBTI, Mental Health & Wellness and Gender Equity alongside other initiatives such as our Reconciliation Action Plan to grow our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

If this sounds like you, apply today to make extraordinary happen!

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