Payroll & System Administrator

Job details

Location: Richmond
Salary: 100000
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 110731
Posted: about 1 month ago

Job description

  • Permanent part-time role | .8 per week / 4 days per week | Hybrid working options
  • $47 - $51 per hour + super / $92 - $100,000 + Super FTE
  • You will have working knowledge of Chris21

About the company

Our client, a local government authority based just outside of Melbourne’s CBD is looking to recruit a Payroll and Systems Administrator to join their Payroll team. You will be reporting into the Payroll Coordinator and working alongside a Payroll Officer and Senior Payroll. The team sits in the wider People and Culture team.

The main objective of this role is to provide specialist payroll advice and support on the HRIS system (Chris21), reporting and business improvement initiatives to ensure best practice.

This is a part-time role, 4 days a week or equivalent. The company offer hybrid working options – 2 days in the office and 2 from home.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • As the payroll systems specialist, drive business improvement initiatives through review of our current process, with a focus on best practice and efficiencies. This includes reviewing, scoping, analysing and making recommendations on improvements as well as project managing and implementation.
  • With a key focus on change this role will have the internal expertise to provide specialist advice on our systems (Chris 21) as well as making changes to the system
  • Be a key contributor to the operation and delivery of Council’s payroll services,
  • Provide support and training in the payroll employee self-service application
  • Provide input into and assist with reviews of procedures and systems
  • Provide accurate and timely data for and prepare reports
  • Monitor and identify opportunities to enhance HR workforce data analysis and reporting processes
  • Ensure established compliance and audit requirements are met
  • Collaborate closely with the HR Support Services

You will have the following:

  • Extensive experience in the payroll and systems field with lesser formal qualifications or alternatively tertiary qualifications in a related discipline with less formal experience.
  • Demonstrated experience driving business improvement initiatives through review of current processes, with a focus on best practice and efficiencies; including reviewing, scoping, analysing and making recommendations on improvements as well as project managing and implementation.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), specifically Chris 21, with expertise in navigating systems, implementing changes, processing medium to large payrolls, creating non-standard reports, reviewing systems, and recommending process and system improvements.
  • Proven experience as a key contributor in a team payroll environment processing a payroll of 1000+ employees in an accurate and timely manner


In return you will be rewarded with the opportunity to expand on your local government experience. You will be joining a supportive team in a great location; they are close to public transport. You will be awarded the opportunity to learn and develop with the team. They embrace flexibility and a diverse work force.

If you are interested in this role please APPLY with your resume and cover letter, addressed to Alice Rimmer at Charterhouse –

At Charterhouse, we embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation, and gender identity. On behalf of our client, we promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people; to embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills, and contributions to the workplace.

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