Payroll/Accounts Payable Officer Payroll/Accounts Payable Officer …

Hays Accountancy & Finance
in Adelaide, South Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Hays Accountancy & Finance
in Adelaide, South Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Hays Accountancy & Finance
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Exciting opportunity to join a remarkable team of bold, self-aware and professional innovators
Your new company
Hays are excited to be partnering with this innovative and forward-thinking company who have seen incredible growth and expansion over their 20 years in business. Head quartered here in Adelaide, they're a team of remarkable people working across a diverse range of projects both here and across the globe. A new opportunity now exists for a an experienced Payroll/Accounts Payable Officer to join the team on a full time permanent basis.

Your new role Will report to the Finance Manager and will be accountable for all administrative, transactional and reporting aspects of the Payroll and Accounts Payable functions such as:
  • Payroll administrative support [including timesheet follow up, in support of timely and accurate payroll execution
  • Entering new starter details into relevant finance systems
  • Process fortnightly payroll for employees in a timely manner
  • Ensure salary packaging arrangements are correctly processed
  • Process payroll related taxes in line with state requirements
  • Process workers compensation related payments in line with state requirements
  • Liaise with People and Culture to maintain all staff files
  • Responding to employee payroll queries, which may include information re: Salary sacrificing, leave purchasing, novated leasing etc.
  • Management of Annual and Long Service leave accruals
  • Providing employee reporting as necessary
  • Monthly departmental wage allocation journals
  • Ensure all creditors are paid correctly and within agreed timeframes, including contractors
  • Execute timely and accurate accounts payable runs to assist in the management of cashflow
  • Processing of credit card transactions
  • Maintenance of AP updates in cashflow reporting
  • Daily reconciliation of bank accounts [AUD and NZ]
  • Transfers between bank accounts as required
  • Other finance and operations support to the Finance Manager as required
What you'll need to succeed
  • Prior experience in working in accounts and payroll function
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Experience in working in XERO
  • Strong attention to detail and accurate data entry
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise competing demands, drawing on initiative and insight to organise self and make decisions about what's important, even without all the information
  • Capacity to work autonomously, including taking ownership over area of responsibility
  • Curiosity, agility and ambition
  • MUST be an Aust citizen and eligible for NV1 defence security clearance
What you'll get in return
  • Attractive salary package
  • Flexible working options with some WFH
  • Yearly 'retreats'
  • Casual Fridays
What you need to do now
If you are interested in this position and have the appropriate experience, please apply to Sasha Di Santo via the link below or call on 72214136 for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, for many more opportunities, please visit our website at

LHS 297508 #2554053
Company Overview

About Hays
Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in Asia Pacific and the UK and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

Hays believes the right job can transform a person's life and the right person can transform a business. They are passionate about connecting candidates with the right job for them.

Hays operates in over 40 locations throughout Australia and New Zealand. They find permanent jobs for over 15,000 people a year and temporary and contract assignments for over 25,000 people a year and at any one time employ over 20,000 temporaries and contractors.

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