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Payroll Officer

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank
Bendigo, Australia
Closing date
Jul 13, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Payroll Officer

Closing Date: 9 July 2024, 11pm AEST

About the role and team

The People & Culture Team's vision is to grow a community where we want to work, where we are valued and where we belong. Our purpose is to put our people first so that they can put our customers

first. Our Group Payroll function are the Bank's operational heartbeat delivering our employees payment accurately and on time.

We have two 12-month fixed term Payroll Officer roles to join the Group Payroll Team. Reporting into the Payroll Lead, you'll be responsible for accurate maintenance of employee records, correctly calculating withholdings, superannuation, and entitlements, complying with employment laws, and relevant Enterprise Agreements and Awards, adhering to payroll schedules and deadlines.

The Payroll team are experienced, so you'll be surrounded and supported by experts keen to share their knowledge with you. What you need to bring is a genuine interest in learning, strong attention to detail, proficiency to prioritise and manage your time effectively, ability to remain calm under pressure, and passion for delivering outstanding customer service.You'll join a close-knit team where the work is fast paced, and everyone nurtures and supports each other.

This role is based in Bendigo or Melbourne for the days that you are in the office, and then other days you'll be working from home to help better balance your life and work.

As the Payroll Officer you will:

  • Provide effective and accurate payroll services, ensuring efficient and timely delivery of the Bank's payroll and activities
  • Collect, calculate and enter data in order to maintain and update payroll information
  • Process selected correction pay-runs including the calculations of all pay-related adjustments
  • Manage and process leave calculations, long service, and sick leave payments
  • Accurately process Centrelink parental leave payments, Child Support deductions and ATO tax variations, superannuation requests adhering to superannuation stapling requirements, termination payments, ensuring long service leave is reconciled and paid in accordance with the relevant state legislation
  • Administer personnel, leave, and timesheet records, ensuring data integrity through high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Identify overpayments and accurately calculate, register update and overpayment letters
  • Calculate backpays, process and tax in accordance with ATO rules
  • Maintain various tracking tools such as off-cycle payments, terminations, and error registers
  • Process LeasePlan, Payroll Tax, Creditor payments (fortnightly deductions) as required for the group
  • Conduct analysis, problem solving and testing as appropriate/required for effective payroll delivery

To be successful in the role, you'll have:

  • Previous experience in payroll and strong attention to detail
  • Experience with CIA/Ci software highly regarded but not essential
  • Intermediate competency across the Microsoft office suite, particularly Word and Excel
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, and the ability to set work priorities to meet deadlines
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Fantastic customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively building positive working relationships with team members and key client stakeholders

We offer flexible work options that put our people first, and a hybrid model of two days in a local Head Office per week.

We believe a diverse workforce supported by an inclusive culture is central to our success and we actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity of thought to our business. We support candidate requests for adjustment to accommodate an illness, injury, or disability to equitably participate in the selection process.

About Bendigo Bank

With over 7,000 employees, we are Australian's most trusted retail bank, our purpose is - 'to feed into the prosperity of our customers and communities, not off it'. We are one of Australia's most trusted brands and this isn't something we take lightly, which means Bendigo Bank is the Bank you can be proud to work at!

Find out more about us and our incredible history here: About us | Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (

Our perks and benefits:

Belong to a wonderful team of people. Know how we know they're great to work with? They told us! Great benefits, work life balance, and flexibility

  • Bendigo Bank supports ongoing development, with the potential for a portion of education fees being reimbursed by the bank. We want you to be the best version of you, and to help you achieve that!
  • We know the last few years have been rough, so we have partnered with Sonder as our EAP provider that is so much more than just one-on-one counselling. At the touch of a button, you will have access to self-help 24/7 or you can live chat with a team of safety, medical, and mental health professionals to assist with anything life throws at you.

So, what are you waiting for? Come and join the better big bank!

Still in two minds?

Research suggests 60% of women and underrepresented groups might stop here, even after getting as far as drafting an application. We believe that diversity makes every team stronger, so even if you don't tick every box we still want to see your application!

Please note shortlisting and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date, so don't delay: apply now!

We appreciate the support recruitment agencies give businesses every day, however, we have got this. Our recruiters will reach out to our agency panel if we need a helping hand.

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