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Payroll Assistant/Advisor - Perth

Stantec Australia

Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time



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Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That is why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

The opportunity

We are looking for a Payroll Assistant/Advisor to join our ANZ Payroll team located in Perth. Essentially the role is to support Australian payroll processing and business, a shared role between our teams based in Christchurch and Perth.

As part of the Stantec Payroll team you will be responsible for:

  • Accurate processing of payroll payments to approximately 2,600 Australian based employees.
  • Maintenance of employee records.
  • Responding to queries from employees, HR, and business leaders.
  • Working with the team to investigate and resolve any issues in a timely manner.


Payroll Assistant/Advisor - Perth


About you

Key components of this role include:

  • Australia Payroll experience, at least 2-4 years.
  • PayGlobal experience or exposure to a payroll software.
  • A sound understanding of Australian Payroll legislation including superannuation.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good analytical, numerical, and problem-solving skills – with the ability to stay calm!
  • Enjoy working with a team of people who like to have a laugh and can laugh at themselves.

An intermediate level in Microsoft products, particularly Excel is required, with a strong focus on attention to detail. If you have the flexibility and commitment to work under pressure and meet deadlines, manage your area of responsibility - then we want to hear from you.

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Type: Regular

Job Category: Accounting

Preferred Specifications:

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development and wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements – including school term contracts, job sharing or part time employment.
  • Learning and Talent Development programs.
  • Mentoring for you own development.
  • Professional Memberships.
  • Salary Continuance Insurance.
  • Service Recognition Awards.
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing programs and support.
  • Employee Assistance Programs.
  • Options to purchase additional leave.

How to apply

Applications close Friday 2nd of December 2022.

To discuss in more detail contact Margaret McMeel +64 9 580 4502 or +64 27 544 2930 or apply directly online.

About Stantec:

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400+ locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

Location :

Australia-Western Australia Perth




Western Australia