Payroll Officer - Brisbane

Employment Type:
Part-time Permanent  
CORP: Finance & Business Analytics
Closing Date:
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About us...

Act for Kids is a prominent provider of free prevention, professional therapy and support services for children who have suffered abuse and support for families at risk. With over 25 centres nationally, we have supported thousands of children and their families for more than 30 years. In 2019 - 2020 we provided services to 44,894 people, including over 29,000 children.

Our unique multidisciplinary teams provide integrated therapy, sexual abuse counselling, safe houses in remote Indigenous communities, information, advice and referral services, intensive family support and early learning centres designed for children with additional development needs to ensure we set them up for success at school.

About the job...

We are seeking a Payroll Officer join our Finance and Business Analytics team. The position is permanent part-time (0.6FTE), and located in Milton close to public transport and local cafes. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Senior Payroll Officer to process all payroll, superannuation and related transactions in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Address payroll queries and provide payroll information to internal and external stakeholders as required in a timely and professional manner.
  • Update payroll related internal and external databases including payroll system, HR system, superannuation management and processing system, government and ATO portals accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Review the completeness of approved payroll workflows including timesheets, leave applications and change of employment details.
  • Maintain accurate leave entitlement records for all team members.
  • Assist with bookkeeping and banking related duties.

About you...

  • Evidence of payroll or other relevant professional development, training and/or qualifications is advantageous.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Current knowledge of superannuation and PAYG legislation.
  • Competent in using payroll and HR systems and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Highly developed written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

With over 30% of our employees identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, we encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

About the pay...

  • Attractive negotiated base salary + 10% superannuation.
  • In addition, as a registered Not for Profit/Charity, we offer excellent salary packaging options through RemServ which can significantly increase your take home pay.

About the benefits...

  • Overall winner of HRD Employer of Choice 2019 (100-499 employees)
  • Winner of HRD Employer of Choice 2019 in (1) Health & Wellbeing (2) Leadership (3) Work-Life Balance
  • Strong values based organisation
  • Excellent professional development options (including annual professional development fund opportunities)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Study Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program including Health & Well-being Portal
  • Excellent work environment.

Blue Card Requirement…

  • Prior to commencing employment with Act for Kids in Queensland, you are required to have a current Blue Card. Please visit Queensland Blue Cards for more information.

About applying...

Click on ‘Apply Now’ to submit an application or for more information about the role, contact Leanne Dreves, Chief Financial Officer, on 0419 407 672 or

Click here to see a full copy of the position description.

 Closing Date: 27 September 2021