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Payroll Officer


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 06/10/2017

Job Category:

HR & Recruitment / Admin., Payroll & Support

Job description:

Maximum term until November 2018

  • Leading not-for-profit, values based organisation
  • High performance culture focused on providing a positive and fulfilling ageing experience
  • 79% of staff say Benetas is ‘A truly great place to work!’

Benetas is a not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting older Victorians, their friends and carers, through a range of aged care and in-home services. Benetas is committed to our reputation as a truly great place to work. We care about our people’s health and wellbeing and invest significantly in their development. We take pride in being a diverse and inclusive employer. We respect and value differences and encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to apply. Benetas is a recognised leader in Gender Equality, having been awarded an Employer of Choice citation for 11 years in a row.

The Position:

Due to maternity leave, we have an exciting opportunity for a full time Payroll Officer to join our high performing team until November 2018. Based at our Support Office in Hawthorn East, just 9 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD, our head office is a thriving, supportive and friendly workplace where you can collaborate with colleagues from a variety of business units.

This role will assist with processing payroll for our 1500 employees, which includes completing fortnightly pays, resolving queries over the phone and online, and maintaining employee records. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in high volume processing and end to end payroll. With a developed knowledge of current pay and taxation legislation, you will contribute to the delivery of efficient and effective payroll practices.

You will have:

  • Highly effective numeracy, attention to detail and data entry skills
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • A customer focused approach with exceptional interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • A friendly and positive attitude and are naturally able to build relationships
  • A honest, helpful and dependable disposition - a real team player personality
  • A commitment to treating others with dignity and respect
  • Technology One experience (highly desirable)
  • Experience within the Health / Aged Care industry (highly desirable)


  • A safe and supportive work environment where people are valued and encouraged to share their ideas
  • A strong learning culture where you are in the driver’s seat of your ongoing professional development
  • Rewarding work that supports our clients to have a positive experience of ageing
  • Working in a trusted and values based organisation focused on quality and growth
  • Competitive Salary (with salary packaging and meal & entertainment benefits)

How to apply:

Benetas uses video interviewing as part of our selection process. If shortlisted, you may receive an email invitation to complete an online video interview. This can be completed on any video enabled laptop, mobile phone or tablet.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and have a satisfactory police check.

This position is not open to recruitment agencies.

Please note: we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity. To view the position description and apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume at For a confidential discussion please contact Philyn Tan – Payroll Supervisor on 03 8823 7900.