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Payroll Officer - Permanent Full Time
Join an award winning tourism and transport company
Training and Development opportunities provided

SeaLink is looking for a bright and energetic individual who has a strong work ethic and an enthusiastic attitude to join their team!


Have a background in Payroll?

Experienced in Meridien Micropay?

Looking for an exciting new work environment?

We encourage you to apply!


The SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) employs over 1600 people throughout Australia and operates across South Australia, Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia, Tasmania and New South Wales, under the leading tourism brands of SeaLink and Captain Cook Cruises.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent full time Payroll Officer to join our dedicated and enthusiastic team working in one of Australia's most dynamic travel companies with experience in processing multiple payrolls throughout the business with varied industrial instruments.


About the Role


Based in Adelaide and reporting to the Team Leader, Payroll, this role will work collaboratively in managing all payroll functions ensuring timely and accurate processing of end to end payroll and payroll related administration. 


In addition to the above, the role will have responsibility for the following:


Key Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of payroll and staff records; including processing new starters, terminations, and payroll adjustments
  • Processing end to end weekly and fortnightly payrolls in Meridian Payroll software for multiple legal entities in Australia
  • Maintenance and utilisation of TimeTEQ (Time and Attendance System)
  • Assisting with the interpretation and ensuring correct application of Enterprise Agreements (EA), Awards, and Employment Contracts
  • Application of CPI and FWC - calculation of rates
  • Support staff and management payroll queries
  • Helping with monthly reconciliations and journals
  • Calculation and lodgement of payroll liabilities including payroll tax, group tax, super and WorkCover
  • Actively maintaining and supporting HR systems and initiatives

About You


We are looking for someone with an excellent understanding of payroll practices and their application. Appropriate qualifications in a Business related discipline or Human Resource related discipline will be well regarded. 


The successful applicant must possess the following characteristics and experience:

  • At least 5 years' experience in a payroll capacity
  • Demonstrated experience with end to end payroll processing and HR assistance experience
  • Experience in using Accounting Software (Accpac)
  • High level of attention to detail, analytical skills & accuracy
  • Logical thinking/problem solving
  • Strong time management, ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Ability to build rapport and communicate with key stakeholders of all levels
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Experience in Meridian Micropay
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as with a degree of autonomy
  • Adaptability to change

If this sounds like your dream job, we encourage you to apply!


We are requesting your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the best person for this position.


Please fill in as much information as you can in track record section of the application and pay close attention to the questions.


Applications close 5pm on 13th January 2020

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