Stand Alone Payroll Accountant

Stand Alone Payroll Accountant

Job Title: Stand Alone Payroll Accountant
Contract Type: Contracting
Location: Macquarie Park, New South Wales
Salary: AU$80000 - AU$90000 per annum + + Super
Reference: BBBH232046_1555043950
Contact Name: Jonathan Baeten
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 12, 2019 14:39

Job Description

The Company

A rare and exciting opportunity for someone to get involved within the payroll function who can also challenge the status quo.


  • Lodge and pay payroll tax for various tax offices
  • Lodge and pay IRD for NZ
  • Prepare Payroll Register for reporting of Payroll data
  • Prepare X-Entries for all payroll related payments
  • Scan approved X-entries and send to the Service Centre personnel for Processing
  • Prepare Super Defined Contribution holiday upload file and to Default Super fund
  • Prepare AMP Super upload file and upload to AMP for NZ entity
  • Provide intercompany rebilling details for Defined Contribution Holiday Super payments when requested from Finance
  • Provide GL account code details for payroll payments when requested
  • Update files with payroll deductions and invoice details by employee for reconciliation of Lease account
  • Reconcile Super Account to check the Super accrual matches to the Superannuation payments
  • Process Child Support payment, garnishee orders
  • Prepare W1 and W2 for Finance team
  • Prepare and lodge the annual reconciliation for payroll tax by state for all entities - done annually
  • Prepare and submit to the ATO the Employee Share Scheme Reporting (ESS) - done annually
  • Provide payroll data to auditors for the annual statutory audit.

Payroll Accounting

  • Prepare month end Salary Journals
  • Prepare month end Cash journal
  • Calculate and prepare Super Defined Contribution holiday journal
  • Prepare Bonus/Commission accrual journals
  • Prepare ad hoc journals to correct discrepancies found in reconciliations


  • Prepare Small Plan Pension reporting when requested from Finance
  • Prepare and submit Quarterly Bonus reporting
  • Any other Ad hoc reporting requests from Finance


  1. Significant experience in dealing with Outsourced payroll across multiple legal entities
  2. Thorough knowledge of ADP Payforce, ADP Payline and Chris 21
  3. Experience with payroll accounting, i.e. posting Journals and General ledgers, reconciliation activities
  4. Experience with transitioning payrolls systems will be highly advantageous