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Reference Number 45072
Position Title Payroll Officer
Location Jane bell house
Award Admin Officers [10]
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  • 2 Full time positions available with option of 6 month contract
  • The Royal Melbourne Hospital 
  • Strong end to end payroll experience required!

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.

We are looking for dedicated individuals to join our Payroll team. We have x2 full time positions available. A short term contract would be considered. Based at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, City Campus.

Your Opportunity:

  • Responsible for providing accurate, timely and efficient payroll services for existing financial shared services customers and outsourced customers
  • Ensure the operational aspects of payroll processing and associated activities are accurate and delivered within appropriate time frames and comply with relevant legislation
  • Actively participate in the daily workload in the Shared Services Group Payroll
  • Process timesheets in accordance with awards, enterprise bargain agreements (EBAs) and payroll procedures
  • Process RosterOn in accordance with awards, enterprise bargain agreements (EBAs) and payroll procedures
  • Undertake timesheet and data verification checks, including manual checking, and exception or error checking as required.
  • Process overpayments and follow-up investigation as required.
  • Process terminations and issue certificates of service
  • Process all leave adjustments including annual leave prepayments.
  • Prepare retrospective pay adjustments including pay increase adjustments
  • Process salary variations and adjustments
  • Second tier support and management of escalated payroll queries
  • Attend to payroll enquiries either by telephone, email, or face to face in a courteous and timely manner
  • Resolve difficult enquiries and assist in identifying payroll errors and implementing corrective action where required to ensure employee payments are processed accurately and database integrity is maintained

About You:

  • Previous end-to-end payroll operations experience.
  • Sound numeracy skills, attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Have worked within a large team environment with shared services responsibilities.
  • Intermediate computer skills.
  • Proven ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner.
  • Customer service experience.


  • A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs (That’s an additional day off every month!), onsite car parking, close to public transport

Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning.

Selection Criteria Essential: A minium 5 Years end to end Payroll Experience
Desirable: Victorian Public Health award Knowledge
Desirable: SAP Payroll Experience
Contact Person Mariella Papotto
Contact Number 93429920
Alternate Contact Person Michelle Saliba
Alternate Contact Number 93429919
Closing Date 14/01/2019
Position Description
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