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Payroll Adviser - Fixed term contract till Sept 2019

Apply now Job no: 502448
Work type: Fixed Term Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Human Resources

At Kmart, we are where families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items and our vision is to make everyday living brighter for all our customers, every time and everywhere they shop with us. 

As Australia’s brightest retail star, we have experienced great success in recent times but for Kmart this is just the beginning of our exciting journey ahead! We have big plans in place to ensure we deliver our vision and significantly expand our business. With more new stores opening across Australia and New Zealand, the growth of our online business and expansion into new markets, we are on a mission to improve the Kmart shopping experience for all our customers. There has never been a more irresistible time to join Kmart!  

Due to a project implementation occurring across the payroll function at National Office, and to provide additional support to maintain efficiencies throughout this period, we have available a fixed term contracts to assist in the role of Payroll Support ending 30th September 2019.

The primary function of Payroll Support will be to provide efficient and accurate processing of the weekly payrun, data entry and general payroll administration. Other key responsibilities of this role will include the following;

  • Process the weekly morning payrun ensuring all errors are actioned correctly
  • Process the afternoon payroll review for accuracy
  • Process the corrections payrun identifying any anomalies and rectifying
  • Completing the final check mid-week ensuring all amendments have been processed by the payroll provider
  • Assist in managing the payroll enquiries mailbox – ensuring emails are recorded and assigned
  • Process requests from stores for the following:
    • New Hires
    • Status Changes i.e. cost centre changes, employment status changes
    • Personal changes
    • Investigate queries and resolutions

To be successful in securing this opportunity, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;

  • Formal qualifications as an undergraduate degree in HR or Finance
  • Previous experience working in a similar role as part of a larger payroll team in a large, high volume organisation
  • Solid knowledge of payroll under and EBA/Award
  • Experience in the use of processing payroll payments on SAP and eTivity systems
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity, confidentiality and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to explain payroll to all levels of management and team members and to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong numerical and administrative skills with intermediate skills in Excel and Word
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, high volume, multi-task and prioritise
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

You will benefit from joining an amazing business and a dynamic team who are all committed to the success of Kmart and providing our customers with a great shopping experience. Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive. Your work environment will be highly collaborative, fast-paced and progressive, with no two days the same!

You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to a competitive salary, free parking and Kmart benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Coles, Target and Officeworks.

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

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