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Payroll Manager

Job No: HOST20181011
Location: CANBERRA

At HOST International we believe in humanity, hope and dignity for all. We are a growing not-for-profit organisation aimed at providing direct relief and strategic support services to improve the livelihoods of refugees, asylum seekers and other displaced people throughout the world.

Through strengths based and trauma informed approaches we provide education and support services to improve the livelihoods and independence of refugees and asylum seekers whilst assisting host countries to integrate them into the general community. Creating and maintaining humanity, hope and dignity is at the core of our work with displaced people and host countries.

HOST seeks to promote innovation and integrity in all aspects of our work whilst promoting diversity and cooperation among the people and communities that we work with. We currently employ 100 staff across four countries within the Asia Pacific region. 

About the Role

The Payroll Manager is responsible for the efficient and accurate provision of payroll and superannuation services for all HOST locations. Reporting to the CFO, this role will ensure accurate preparation of fortnightly payments in compliance with organisational, regulatory and statutory standards, performing in-depth analysis and reporting, and striving for system improvements across business units.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain information by designing systems and processes; facilitating the collection, calculation, interpretation and entering of data, ensuring compliance through the adherence to ATO, EBA, Award, Employment Contracts and other legislative requirements;
  • Maintain information by designing systems and processes; facilitating the collection, calculation, interpretation and entering of data, ensuring compliance through the adherence to ATO, EBA, Award, Employment Contracts and other legislative requirements;
  • Prepare and process fortnightly payroll including Superannuation, PAYG various Taxation lodgements and termination payments in accordance with organisation and legislative requirements;
  • Act as System Administrator and champion for the HR3 software and provide training to relevant individuals;
  • Prepare month end journals and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and other ad hoc reporting including compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, workcover, and nontaxable wages;
  • Remain abreast of relevant industry or legislative changes and utilise expert knowledge in emerging trends to provide advice;
  • Assist in providing support and training to HOST managers to ensure effective controls and monitoring are in place throughout the organisation, ensuring employee’s rights are protected adhering to legislative and regulatory compliance related to privacy and confidentiality at all times;
  • Work collaboratively within and across operational areas of the business to facilitate open communication, discussion and cooperation between stakeholders to achieve desired goals; and;
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of finance policies, processes and practices to support efficient and effective finance operations and reporting.

Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in performing end to end payroll processes, reconciliations and termination related payments, including experience processing foreign income
  • Expert knowledge of payroll and general HR practices, procedures and legislation
  • Contemporary knowledge of payroll legislation and regulations including compliance relating to foreign income
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with experience in developing and implementing system and process improvements within tight timeframes.
  • Experience using complex Finance and Payroll systems and intermediate skills in the use of Excel, Word and other Microsoft software produces.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate, and where necessary, influence Payroll and Finance concepts to individuals at all levels and to a multi-disciplinary team of workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

The Reward

The salary on offer is above Grade 8 of the SCHADS Award plus super and salary packaging (up to $15,900 of your salary being tax free, plus tax free holiday accommodation, and tax free meals at restaurants), flexible working arrangements, study leave, professional development opportunities and a supportive work environment.

To apply, follow the application process below, including addressing the selection criteria in the relevant fields, and submit your resume and cover letter. Please direct all requests for information to recruitment@hostinternational.org.au.

Successful candidates will be subject to background checks, social media screening and Criminal History Checks prior to commencement.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 9am Monday 22 October. We will be reviewing applications prior to the closing date, so apply now!

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