Senior Payroll Specialist

Laureate Australia
NS, Australia
Salary Not Specified
Sep 04, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time
The Opportunity

Here at Torrens University, we do things a little differently. Our staff and teams thrive on being dynamic, resilient and responsive and this role is no exception. Reporting to the Payroll Manger you will join a team of passionate staff who are playing their part in making sure that we are Here for Good.

The Senior Payroll Specialist primary purpose is to provide exceptional customer experience to payroll customers by providing solutions, analysing and resolving complex issues and provide quality production of complex payroll activities for Laureate to ensure accurate and timely payroll processes and related services across the business. This role provides ongoing support to the Payroll Manager in all aspects of payroll processes and systems improvements, internal and external audit.

On a typical day in this role you will:

  • Take responsibility for the day-to-day Laureate payroll process including maintenance and administration of records / systems; and quality checking of data
  • Administration of EOF & EOM process
  • Assist with the Administration of EOY process
  • Customer inquiries management
  • Support Payroll Manager with ad-hoc projects and process/system improvements

  • This is a Permanent Part Time (0.6) role based in Sydney

    Who are you?

    To be successful in the Senior Payroll Specialist position you will have:

  • Proficient user of Micropay Meridian, Connx ESS and a large HRIS System preferred
  • Strong computer literacy skills including proficiency in the Microsoft Office Professional suite (particularly Excel, Word)
  • Discretion and the ability to manage confidential and sensitive information
  • Previous experience in payroll (minimum 5 years)
  • Knowledge of taxations and super requirements
  • Experience in the interpretation and application of Modern Award
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with positive and practical approach to customers while service excellence in a timely manner
  • Good interpersonal skills, establishing effective relationship with internal and an external costumers

  • Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. All applicants require current and valid working rights for Australia.

    Who are we?

    Our ambition is to revolutionise the world of education, increase student employability and make a positive impact. We believe in the power of education to transform lives, and we put our people and students at the heart of everything we do. We want you to be bold, be creative, be good, and be global.
    If you want to learn more about our story, our people and all the great reasons to come and work with us – visit our


    Torrens University is an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and inclusion and are committed to the attraction, retention and development of all people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability.

    We partner with a range of top providers to make your working life a more rewarding and flexible experience.

    These include:

    Tuition reduction benefits on a range of courses
    Here For Good Day – an annual day of leave for you to give back to your community
    The ability to purchase additional annual leave

    Ready to make your difference?

    Join the Torrens University team by clicking “APPLY” now!

    Applications Close: Sunday, 27th September 2020

    Have questions? Send them through to our friendly Talent Acquisition Team at

    Job Reference Number:3163664