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Payroll Officer

Apply now Job no: 497683
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Human Resources

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 a Payroll Officer to join our payroll department, aligning with our HR function.  As part of this role, you will closely collaborate with the Westfield Living Centre Teams in Australia and New Zealand, ensuring the smooth and precise processing of the weekly payroll.

Furthermore, you will engage with the broader payroll team to ensure prompt and precise wage payments for all employees, enabling them to dedicate their attention to delivering an exceptional customer experience.

Some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Support the Weekly payroll across AU/NZ 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.
    • Payroll Administration in all elements of the employee lifecycle including electronic filing.
    • Support the team on general payroll enquires.
  • Support payroll reconciliation, banking, month-end and year-end
  • Support the team managing user requests/enquires for access to HR systems
  • Ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service while maintaining optimal levels of operational efficiency

What will set you apart from the rest?

We are searching for an individual with a genuine passion for people, who is dynamic, self-motivated, and thrives in a collaborative environment.

  • Experience in supporting an end-to-end payroll process
  • Working knowledge of payroll and timesheet systems
  • Understanding of payroll processes
  • Ability to interpret awards/enterprise agreements and relevant legislation
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all staff levels

What sets us apart from the rest?

  • A collaborative, inclusive culture
  • Gender neutral parental leave – 18 weeks paid with no qualifying period.
  • Life Leave – additional five days paid leave to use however you like on top of your four weeks annual leave.
  • Diverse career paths - Opportunities to cross skill and develop working with over 70 different professions within the team

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 each and every day because we believe our differences contribute to our success and ensures a workforce that reflects the customers we serve, in the communities in which we operate. This commitment is backed by executive and employee-led working groups including LGBTI, gender equity, mental health & wellbeing, working flexibility and disability alongside other initiatives. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

If this sounds like you, apply today to make extraordinary happen! Should you have any questions, or want to discuss the role further, please reach out to Kylie Stephens – Talent Lead: [email protected].  


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