• 2 year fixed term, full-time opportunity with a monthly RDO
  • Band 6 Salary range from $82,922 to $89,577 per annum plus super (negotiable based on experience)
  • Exciting opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative payroll team

Role Overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced professional to join the Payroll team as Payroll and Remunerations Officer. The team are integral to ensuring accurate and timely administration of pay and entitlements for staff, ensuring that our people leaders are provided with timely and relevant information to support the management of their employee costs and entitlements. 

This role provides input and operational support to maximise the return on investment and functionality of the Aurion application whilst demonstrating a customer focussed, proactive and solutions-based approach to meet functional and organisational objectives. 

This is a two year fixed term, full-time opportunity with a monthly rostered day off (RDO). The band 6 salary range is from $82,922 to $89,577 per annum plus superannuation and will be negotiable based on experience.

About You

This is a busy and challenging role, in which the successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in interpreting complex documentation such as legislations, Awards and Agreements coupled with the ability to provide advice on complex matters in a confidential environment.

Relevant experience working at a high level to deliver a computerised payroll service is required in order to successfully deliver a wide range of duties and responsibilities for the Payroll team, which include:

  • Ensure accurate and timely production of payroll, complying with statutory and Council requirements.
  • Develop and maintain a Payroll Users’ Manual including end to end work instructions.
  • Provide advice to HR Advisors, Line Managers and Supervisors on payroll workflow processes and procedures.
  • Draft procedures and forms relating to payroll management under the direction of the Manager.
  • Assist the Manager in analysing, reviewing and improving payroll processes and undertaking system maintenance.
  • Provide Aurion systems training to internal customers as required.
  • Ensure payroll information and responses to requests are handled confidentially and in accordance with Council’s policies and the Information Privacy Act.
  • Regularly reconcile and balance employee payroll deductions.
  • Prepare Workers’ Compensation claims reports for PIAWE (Pre-injury Average Weekly Earnings) for new claims and CWE (Current Weekly Earnings) for active claims to ensure reimbursements are correct in accord with Accident compensation Act, EBA or Award requirements on a fortnightly basis.


For further information on this position please contact Jeanette Goon, Remunerations and Benefits Manager on 0400 912 577.

To apply for this position please click on the Apply button and submit your application.

The closing date for this position is 12 Noon on Monday 8th July 2024. Please ensure that you provide a cover letter, current resume and answer screening questions based on the key selection criteria.   

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check.  

The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer.  We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're shortlisted for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.   



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City of Ballarat,Victoria,Australia

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