Payroll Officer - Group

Fulton Hogan

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


At Fulton Hogan we're passionate about creating, connecting and caring for communities, with people at the heart of everything. It's why we've created a culture of empowerment and autonomy to ensure our people can deliver "Good Work" each day. You'll have a fulfilling & rewarding career working with us, and you'll contribute to a sustainable future we can all be proud of.

What's in it for you when you work for Fulton Hogan?

  • We'll offer a competitive salary package
  • You'll be given the opportunity for career growth & development
  • We support flexible work arrangements where applicable
  • You'll be a part of a fun and inclusive team environment

What's on offer?
We are currently seeking an experienced Payroll Officer - Australia to join our payroll function which operates as a group service with both the New Zealand and Australian payroll function managed from our Shared Services Centre (SSC) in Christchurch.

Reporting to the AU/NZ Payroll Supervisor - Shared Services, you will be responsible for having a full understanding of your payrolls and the payrolls you are supporting which includes understanding the associated enterprise agreements, legislative requirements relating to the payrolls, end to end payroll processes and employee maintenance processes. This role is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of one or more of our 15+ payrolls which consist of weekly, fortnightly and monthly pay periods.

How you'll connect to the role?

  • Own and manage an allocated payroll cycle to ensure employees are paid in a timely and accurate basis by preparing and processing payroll in accordance with employment agreements; company policy; and legislation.
  • Provide backup for leave cover to other payroll officers, as well as providing support with processing larger payrolls.
  • Liaise with Human Resources to maintain accurate and up to date employee information.
  • Process all remuneration changes specific to allocated payroll cycle as advised including the annual remuneration review.
  • Peer review of payroll processing transactions in accordance with payroll best practice.
  • Provide appropriate payroll advice and support to the business on the interpretation and understanding of employment legislation relevant to payroll.
  • Assist in development and maintenance of payroll standard operating procedures, and implementation and review of payroll policy.

About You:
You will, ideally, have a minimum of 5 years' experience processing payroll for more than 500 employees in a similar industry, and a demonstrated knowledge of Australian Enterprise Agreements and relevant human resources and employment legislation. PayGlobal experience is preferred, but not an essential.

Although your expertise in the area will be valuable, we are also seeking your ability to engage, build and maintain relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders, to effectively problem-solve and take initiative - these characteristics will enable you to flourish and quickly make a mark on this close-knit team. Flexibility to travel is necessary because there will be possibilities to take part in training and other team events in Christchurch.

In return, you will be part of a team where our 'Good Work' culture will encourage you to take ownership and have empowerment. In addition to having access to our employee benefits program to receive corporate benefits and discounts, we also offer competitive salary packages that reflect the markets in which we operate.

Joining Fulton Hogan means joining an organisation where your contributions are rewarded and valued.

Sound like you?
If this sounds like and you would like to help build on our Good Work culture, then we would like to hear from you.

You’ve got this!