Payroll Officer

Date: 10 Nov 2023

Location: Huntingwood, AUSTRALIA

Company: Metcash

Metcash | Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company


Are you passionate about payroll and have a keen eye for detail? We are seeking a talented Payroll Officer to join our team and be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely payment processing for our employees.

In this role, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including processing payroll, maintaining employee payroll records, and responding to employee payroll inquiries. You will work closely with our HR team to ensure compliance with company policies and government regulations.


What you’ll do


  • Process weekly and monthly payruns with accuracy and meet deadlines.
  • Process all leave requests and prepare termination calculations according to relevant awards, EAs, employment contracts, company policies, and legislation.
  • Ensure compliance with company policy, industrial instruments, agreements, and legislation.
  • Investigate and action requests and queries within agreed timelines and quality levels.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide a high level of customer service.


What you’ll bring


  • Solid payroll experience.
  • Understanding of computerised payroll and time and attendance systems (CHRIS21and Kronos are ideal)
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic, fast-paced, and high-volume environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills
  • Medium to Strong Excel skills
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Proven track record of dealing with a modern award and ability to interpret relevant legislation.


What we can offer you


  • The opportunity to join a highly successful team of industry experts who are passionate.
  • We’re BIG on flexible working – this role has a hybrid working arrangement.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Opportunity to get an extra week of annual leave.


We’re all about celebrating success, and we’re proud to be a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, an accredited FlexReady workplace, and a Gold Standard Mental Health First Aid skilled workplace.


At Metcash, we’re the power behind an independent Australia. For almost 100 years, we’ve been proudly supporting local, family-owned businesses – sticking up for the little guys and helping them become the best stores in town. Today, we’re Australia and New Zealand’s leading independent retail partner and wholesaler in the food, liquor, and hardware sectors. And while we may be large, we’ll always be locals at heart.


So, roll up your sleeves and bring your best self to work, and we’ll give you the support you need to develop a rewarding career and make your mark on the future of retail.