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Payroll Administrator

Apply now Job no: 495042
Work type: Full time
Location: CBD
Categories: Human Resources

About this role
• Be part of the world’s largest tram network;
• A Melbourne icon;
• An experienced Administrator to administer end-to-end payroll for Yarra Trams

Keolis Downer is the proud operator of Yarra Trams, the oldest and largest light rail network in the world. Since 2009, Keolis Downer has significantly invested in Melbourne’s tram network and community.

As the operator of Yarra Trams, we bring our international expertise to Melbourne to ensure we deliver safer, more reliable passenger services and performance, while increasing the value of the tram network for Melburnians and the thousands of visitors to our city every day.

To support this, Yarra Trams has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Payroll Administrator to join our Remuneration and Payroll Team.

What the role entails
This position is a great opportunity for an experienced Payroll Administrator to join our team and deliver a quality service to our employees.
This will involve the administration of end to end payroll services to a workforce of 2,400+ employees located at various sites across Melbourne.

Reporting into the Team Manager, Remuneration and Payroll, the role will involve:
• Timely preparation of input data and documentation to facilitate the payment of salaries, wages, allowances, expenses and costing;
• Administering staff transfers, promotions, resignations, retirements and other personnel administration related tasks;
• Authoritative timekeeping services, support and advice to the Team Manager and/or Personnel Manager on all matters within the position’s duties and areas of expertise;
• Interpretation and application of multiple Enterprise Agreements and relevant legislation related to payroll;
• Monitoring, analysing and taking action on payroll related queries as they arise in a prompt and efficient manner.
• Participating as a team member in specified projects, assisting other team members in their case load and delivering on all assigned tasks.
• Report development, preparation and delivery to various management staff, utilizing ADP Payforce and Excel.

What you will need for this role
To be successful in this role, you will have:
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a payroll team within a shared services environment;
• Understanding of HR principles and being able to articulate this to a varied client basis.
• Customer service skills and being able to work autonomously and within a team environment;
• Solid experience working with an integrated HRIS, ideally ADP Payforce;
• Sound understanding of relevant legalisation, taxation and policies as they relate to payroll;
• Proven experience in the administration of payroll across a multisite, high volume environment that is complex, and deadline driven;
• Demonstrable ability to comprehend multiple Enterprise Bargaining Agreements (EBA) conditions and apply these to an operational level;
• An understanding of the principles of continuous improvement and contribution to the future improvement of the payroll department;
• Advanced knowledge of Excel and ability contribute to various reporting tasks as designated;
• Proven experience in the preparation and input of staff rosters and developing a positive working relationship with stakeholders.

Interested? Click ‘Apply’ to apply for this vacancy. Only completed online application forms will be accepted.

Yarra Trams is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity across our teams. In support of our Diversity & Inclusion Strategy, we encourage candidates with a disability, of all ages and people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander heritage to apply.

Applications close: 29th October 2020

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