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Payroll Officer

Permanent Payroll

The Role

Ascender is a leading payroll and HCM (Human Capital Management) systems and service provider in the APJ region.  We are growing within our sector and planning future growth as we integrate into the global Ceridian organisation.

We are seeking for experienced and dynamic Payroll Officers to join our outsourced team, working on our leading payroll products. We have several full time positions available based in Mascot, Sydney.

Our outsourced environment provides opportunities to deliver payroll services to clients with a team-based approach, offering diversity, learning opportunities and long term career options that cannot be found in in-house payroll roles. 

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced payroll officer looking to broaden their skillset and capabilities. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate and timely payroll services including:
    • end-to-end payroll processing
    • end of month payroll balancing & reporting
    • end of year payroll balancing and Single Touch Payroll reconciliation and lodgement.
  • Maintain personnel data and customer support databases to ensure systems reflect current information eg terminations, adjustments and classifications changes.
  • Answer incoming telephone calls, log requests and assist with customer queries.
  • Attend team meetings and provide feedback and input on operational issues.
  • Provide assistance to other Payroll Officers and Payroll teams.

About you

To succeed in this role, you will have extensive end-to-end payroll experience in high volume environment with track record of successful delivery of timely and accurate payroll services and exposure to complex payroll calculations e.g. terminations/redundancies. Ideally, you will have strong knowledge and up to date awareness of payroll legislation regarding awards. Your experience in Preceda will be highly regarded but not necessarily required as system training will be provided. Lastly, your excellent customer service skills is a great asset and your experience in an outsourced environment is a strong advantage.

What We Offer

  • Extensive training on our systems and access to deep payroll/HR expertise and ongoing professional development through our inhouse experts and our affiliation with TAPS (The Association for Payroll Specialists)
  • Multiple potential career pathways within Ascender for successful, experienced HCM and Payroll professionals
  • A vibrant team culture where people come first

About Us

Ascender is a leader in providing payroll and HR software solutions in the Asia Pacific region. For over 30 years, we have focused on the prosperity of our clients: growing their businesses, enriching their lives, and shaping their future.  We help our clients put their people first to unlock the full potential of their workforce.

On 1 March 2021, Ascender was acquired by Ceridian, a global leader in human capital management technology that provides human resources, payroll, benefits, workforce management, and talent management functionality. With the acquisition of Ascender, Ceridian now serves a combined 1,500 customers and 2.5 million employees across 30 countries in the APJ region.

The acquisition is an exciting milestone in Ceridian and Ascender's journey to scale and accelerate global growth.

If this opportunity sounds like you, please submit your application by clicking the apply button!

LocationMascot, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Applications closeOctober 31, 2021
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