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HR & Payroll Senior Consultant

Sydney, Australia
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Title
HR & Payroll Senior Consultant

Job Description

Rabobank is the world's leading specialist in food and agribusiness banking. One of our key strengths lies in our people who have a deep understanding of agriculture and are committed to adding long-term value for clients. Our commitment to our employees and clients is at the heart of everything we do.

Our culture is focused on growing each other. We strive to create an open, balanced, and flexible workplace where people feel that they belong, can be open and honest and are supported.

About the role

Working as an integral part of the Payroll team within Human Resources, this role is responsible for:
  • Providing high quality payroll service to managers and employees in Australia and New Zealand
  • Accurately performing and cross-checking payroll calculations and processes
  • Supporting the Payroll Manager to ensure all compliance requirements of the payroll function are met.
  • Supporting the Payroll Manager to ensure all deadlines of the payroll function are met.
  • Contributing to continuous improvement in payroll and related processes

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Administer Human Resources and Payroll functions, including overseeing the transition, implementation, and integration of company employment policies.
  • Support the recruitment process including background checks and onboarding of new starters
  • Support and train team members to ensure a high standard of payroll processing.Maintain and process monthly end to end payroll for Rabobank Australia, Rabobank New Zealand and Achme
  • Calculate salary payments to meet payroll commitment.
  • Prepare, balance & reconcile payroll, PAYG, FBT, Payroll Tax, Superannuation, and other associated payroll generated payment.
  • Complete monthly reporting e.g., Annual Leave entitlements, Leave Liability, Costing and other payroll related reports as directed.
  • Complete annual processes e.g., payment summaries, compensation review (fixed and variable
  • Assist with ongoing review of current payroll, benefits, and information procedures, and make recommendations for enhancements or modification.
  • Ensure timely payment of salaries, taxation, superannuation contributions etc., in accordance with legislative, award and policy requirement.
  • Ensure adherence to policy and procedure.
  • Provide advice to employees on employment conditions etc.
  • Provide support to Payroll Manager as required.

The salary range for this role is $92K (inclusive of super) through to $138K (inclusive of super) dependant on experience.

To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Payroll experience, including at a senior level in an organisation of similar size and complexity.
  • In depth technical knowledge of Australian payroll, including relevant tax, superannuation, and employment law requirements (Essential).
  • Previous experience of New Zealand payroll requirements (Desirable but not Essential).
  • Previous experience of payroll matters relevant to globally mobile employees, including inbound and outbound expatriates and short-term international assignments (Desirable but not Essential).
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft packages, including intermediate level Excel skills.
  • Familiarity with ADP Payforce Payroll and PeopleSoft HRMS.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and good interpersonal skills.

Our Values, Vision, and Mission

Rabobank Australia fully embraces inclusion and belonging and delivers positive experiences for our people and clients. Our great working conditions, broad learning and development programmes and the opportunity to work together for the greater good are reasons why our employees love working here. We are committed to our values; we are client focussed, action oriented, purposeful, and courageous in our work. We are professional and considerate and bring out the best in each other and are committed to keep learning. We have an open culture, where you can be yourself and be valued for who you are.

What we're proud to offer you:
  • Rabo@Anywhere is our hybrid way of working at Rabobank and for Australia, that means we have a blend of time working between the office and home.
  • Wellbeing leave. These 2 extra leave days support greater work/life balance and is just another way we are helping our employees to lead happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lives.
  • Education Assistance Program. Rabobank values the development of its people and has a great Education Assistance Program to assist with professional development.
  • Parental Leave that supports you and your family while giving you the freedom and flexibility to enjoy this special time (Primary carer up-to 14 weeks paid leave)
  • Bonus and Additional Leave. We realise sometimes 4 weeks Annual Leave isn't enough! At Rabobank we provide an incentive for eligible employees to receive 1 extra week Annual Leave and an option to purchase another 2 weeks Annual Leave.
  • Extra Insurance. Rabobank recognises that employees need to protect their financial wellbeing, in the event of serious illness, injury, or even death. Rabobank provides eligible permanent employees with employer-funded Death, TPD and Income Protection Insurance.
  • Rabo Workplace Giving program. As part of Rabobank's global Corporate Social Responsibility, Workplace Giving aims to encourage employees to contribute to our community. Rabo Workplace Giving program matches employee donations to selected Social Partners.

Rabobank is committed to a culture where diversity and inclusion is valued, respected, and encouraged. We welcome applicants from diverse cultures, faith, and sexual orientation.

If you'd like to discuss how we can make our opportunities more accessible to you, please let a member of the Talent Acquisition team know.

Rabobank is not accepting submissions from recruitment agencies for this role.

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