Payroll Officer

Who are we?

Southern Cross Austereo is Australia’s leading media entertainment company, home of LiSTNR and the Triple M & HIT network. With the ability to reach 95% of the population through our Radio, TV and Digital channels, our mission is to Entertain, Inform & Inspire all Australians Anytime. Anywhere!

In 2021 we launched LiSTNR, a curated and personalised Audio-On-Demand destination. It is home to the Hit & Triple M networks, 25 music stations and over 500 podcasts. LiSTNR is Australia’s #1 podcast network reaching more than 8 million monthly listeners.

We’re on the hunt for a Payroll Officer to join our Payroll team based in Melbourne.

What’s on offer for you?

  • Permanent position based out of our vibrant Melbourne office
  • Training and development opportunities, health and wellbeing initiatives, birthday leave, volunteer leave, concert tickets, footy tickets, social events – PLUS much more!
  • Industry leading and gender neutral Paid Parental Leave Policy which offers 20 weeks paid parental leave for a primary carer.
  • Award-winning, highly supportive and creative culture that enables you to be your best unique self!
  • Flexible & hybrid working environment (we offer a range of flexible working options to help our people balance work and home life).
  • Attractive salary package and opportunities for growth & progression – we love to promote internally across our 65 offices!

About the role:

The purpose of the Payroll Officer is to be responsible for the processing of the Southern Cross Austereo monthly, fortnightly and ad hoc payrolls.  This role will also support in the effective use and management of payroll data held within any of SCA’s various HRIS systems.

This role will also provide high quality payroll advice, support and information services to the Southern Cross Austereo group, whilst supporting the development of systems and procedures to improve Southern Cross Austereo’s payroll processing and service to employees.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Handle various aspects of payroll processing, including employee master data, leave accruals, bank file preparation, and transfers to the Financials system.
  • Manage employee terminations, redundancies, Award rates, casual timesheets, and organization structure within the Financials system.
  • Provide efficient and accurate payroll advice, covering superannuation, termination payments, and awards, to the Southern Cross Austereo group.
  • Support the implementation of new HR/Payroll functionality through documentation and testing, working with the Payroll Manager and support community.
  • Assist the Payroll Manager in ensuring compliance with ATO payroll legislation and Superannuation Guarantee Contributions, and facilitate the smooth delivery of various reports for company reporting.
  • Ensure the smooth delivery of reports for company reporting e.g.: staff turnover, pay relativities and information required for EOWA reporting.
  • Liaison with and support for, GL team in bank reconciliations, superannuation payments, and payroll tax, and interpretation of Payroll to GL journal postings.
  • ABS surveys, ATO reporting including EOFY returns, Centrelink and Child Support Agency queries.

Experience we’re looking for:

  • Minimum 3 years payroll experience and proven track record within a similar role in an organization of 1,500 + employees
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Strong systems skills and willingness to learn new technology, experience with Chris21 and/or Ceridian Dayforce highly desirable
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Exceptional attention to detail, approaches work in a systematic, consistent, and methodical manner

We are a values driven organisation - if you genuinely live and breathe our values, you’ll be a great addition to SCA.

  • We’re Better Together
  • People are our Power
  • Always Curious
  • We Push Doors Open
  • Be Genuine

Still not convinced?
Head to our TikTok, Life@LiSTNR, for a sneak peak into some of the fun we have at SCA!

Keen? Apply now by submitting your resume via our careers page.

Hot tip: Make sure you download and sign up to LiSTNR – you may be asked about your listening experience throughout the interview process! 

Southern Cross Austereo
Posted: March 12, 2024
Closing: April 14, 2024
Melbourne, VIC
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