Payroll and Benefits Consultant

Payroll and Benefits Consultant

Job Title: Payroll and Benefits Consultant
Contract Type: Contracting
Location: Mulgrave, Victoria
Salary: AU$35 - AU$45 per hour + + super
Reference: BBBH238447_1573787146
Contact Name: Amanda Coad
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 18, 2019 13:12

Job Description

AccountAbility is currently working with an exciting and innovative client located in the South East to find a Payroll and Benefits Specialist to work on a 12 month fixed term contact.


  • Processing payroll and EFT's
  • Processing onboarding new employees, long service leave, terminations and other payroll related payments and returns, maintaining Payroll Personnel Records.
  • Preparation of month-end reports and financial analysis
  • Reviewing insurance policies for suitability and cost effectiveness on a regular basis.
  • Manage the employee benefits program
  • Delivery of payroll and benefits workshops to Associates
  • Prepare monthly payroll tax returns for all states.
  • Prepare the submissions for renewal of workers compensation policies each year.
  • Manage the PAYG tax process.
  • Other duties as required.


  • 3-5 years end-to-end Australian payroll experience
  • Experience managing employee benefit programmes
  • Knowledge of all payroll legislation
  • Experience in the preparation of payroll tax returns, PAYG tax returns and workers compensation renewals
  • Strong end to end payroll skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of SAP payroll and report writing
  • Working knowledge of Life Assurance, Salary Continuance plans and Workers Compensation
  • Experience in the preparation of payroll tax returns, PAYG tax returns and workers compensation renewals
  • Monthly pay run experience as well as out of cycle payments
  • Knowledge of Payforce National system
  • Experience working in a HR and/or Payroll team


  • Accuracy & Attention to Detail
  • Analysis & Reporting
  • Workcover Legislation
  • SAP, Payforce & MS Excel proficiency
  • Knowledge of Insurance & Benefits
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to communicate effectively at all organisational levels

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