Payroll Officer | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/ALL/1621147

At Allianz, we care for all the things that make you, you. For feeling like you belong. For a place where learning never stops. For growing new skills and opening up exciting possibilities. For your curiosity to thrive and help transform an industry. And when life twists, there's flexibility for balance and the support you need. We know that flexible work comes in different forms, that's why we're embracing hybrid ways of working – enabling employees to maintain a balance of working both in the office and remote, supporting the needs of the both the business and individual.

We are looking to recruit a P/T 3 days a week Payroll Officer to join our Payroll team of 9  and report to a Head of Payroll. You'll be responsible for contributing to all processes associated with the company's fortnightly, monthly and annual payroll cycles and provides quality service to customers and stakeholders whilst assisting with Payroll Manager and Payroll Team Leader as required

Responsibilities in the role:

  • Maintain the salary and/or allowance portfolio ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation.
  • Take responsibility for all fortnightly payroll updates and ensure all changes have received proper signoff, back pay has been calculated and master files have been updated.
  • Manage New Hire and Termination portfolio, including information receipt, interpretation, calculation, records management and integrity checking.
  • Execute a timely response to payroll queries and action or pass on all electronic and hardcopy forms to the appropriate person.
  • Adhere to HR customer service standards and maintain relationships with staff and internal stakeholders.
  • Manage daily priorities to ensure most urgent queries are identified and rectified or escalated as required.
  • Ensure payroll operations remain within risk and compliance requirements.
  • Share ideas for efficiencies and progress by challenging existing processes to encourage a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Ensure that all milestones and deadlines are met with focus and work is completed with absolute accuracy.

To be successful in the role:

  • Experience in a payroll function within a large and complex organisational structure. (will have managed payroll volumes of 2000+) 
  • Pays high attention to detail by completing tasks with thoroughness and accuracy and has the ability to quickly identify errors or inconsistencies within information.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise effectively, organise tasks and manage competing resources and demands.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated evidence of technical proficiency with systems, software, databases, presentation, reporting and communication tools

What you'll gain:

This role will present an exciting opportunity to join a global iconic insurance organisation, as we are transforming through an exciting period of change and growth. You'll have the opportunity to work with and learn from a highly experienced payroll team, and gain exposure to other divisions in the broader HR group of 150 people, allowing you to grow and develop your skills and career within other areas if you desire. Learn through being supported and encouraged to take on new challenges that will help you to develop new skills. What matters to you, matters to us too. Feel supported to have open, honest conversations about the flexibility you need so that you're able to take care of what's important to you.

About us

Allianz is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We do this through delivering a great customer experience that is the result of appreciating each other every single day, showing heart by really listening and seeing things from the perspective of others by always asking, "how can I help?".

Allianz is committed to enabling a culture where inclusion is embedded, everyone belongs and new ideas are embraced. We welcome and value talent from all backgrounds, experiences and ways of working Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.

Let's care for tomorrow. For a career with plenty of room to grow. Care to join us?


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