Payroll & Accounting Officer

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Department: State Trustees Limited
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: STL 5
Work Location: Footscray
Reference: VG/CEO/1748124F
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2023
Salary Range: $83,206.00 - $114,555.00
Job Duration: 12 Months from Start Date
Attachments: Payroll and Accounting Officer Position Description.pdf (PDF, 169KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Talent Acquisitions Team

Position Details

  • Footscray location, with blended working from home/office arrangement
  • 12-month contract
  • Applications close 24 September 2023 

About Us

We provide Victorians with financial and legal assistance during all stages of their life, including specialised services and products such as Will Writing, Powers of Attorney, Executor Services, Trustee Services, and Personal Financial Administration. 

For more information about how State Trustees assists Victorians please visit our website  

About the Role

Reporting to the Head of People & Culture, you will be a critical member of our small payroll team who delivers end-to-end payroll for approximately 500 employees. As part of the broader People and Culture team you will be the main point of contact for payroll queries and advice. 

You will provide exceptional service with a focus on managing the payroll system to ensure up to date with relevant and accurate information. You will also be responsible for all payroll system reporting that enable the business to access information and make informed decisions. 

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience in a computerised payroll system
  • Thorough knowledge of payroll related rules, regulations and legislation
  • Previous experience and ability to manage end-to end payroll processing
  • Previous experience and ability to interpret and understand Awards, Agreements and Policies
  • Highly developed interpersonal and professional communication skills (written and spoken), including report writing from payroll software
  • High computer literacy, including competent use of Microsoft Office
  • High degree of accuracy
  • Ability to work autonomously, in a team and have high levels of time management 

Employee Benefits

We offer a range of employee benefits including: 

  • Career development
  • Health and well-being programs
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Education assistance
  • Purchased leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Reward and recognition program
  • Free Will preparation
  • Retailer discounts
  • Charitable workplace giving
  • Employee social club

 Our Culture 

For our clients, our people and the Victorian community, we demonstrate Care, Unity, Passion - we are here, we work together, and we bring our best. 

How to Apply 

Click the Apply button to commence the application process. In your application, please include a cover letter and resume. 

We recognise the power of diversity and creating an environment where all our people feel they belong and reflect the communities in which we live, work and serve. We care about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender identity, age, ability, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a great fit for our team, we'd love to hear from you.

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