Senior payroll officer

Permanent fulltime Senior Payroll Officer position processing contracted expat pays in Excel (initially) using international currency and paying superannuation/taxes in different countries.

Client Details

ASX listed global mining services company currently based in Canning Vale seeking Senior Payroll Officer with international payroll experience.


The Role:

Reporting to the Payroll Manager this role will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Working autonomously, but also supporting existing Payroll team
  • Be proficient in Excel (essential), experience with Pronto & SAP (highly desirable)
  • Manual monthly payroll processing of contracted expats using international currencies
  • Process map the role and write procedure manual

Key Deliverables:

  • Ability to run international payroll as it currently stands, autonomously
  • Adapt to team and role as it may evolve over time
  • Work with foreign currencies within a Excel spreadsheet
  • Gain stakeholder engagement when reporting
  • Ability to escalate issues, where one deems necessary


Ideal Candidate:

  • Demonstrated experience and success in a similar role
  • Ability to understand & apply international employment contracts
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Exposure to or experience with SAP & Pronto systems (desired)
  • HR understanding of contracts
  • Possesses very high attention to detail
  • Can work to deadlines and multi-task, methodical approach to tasks
  • Attitude key: proactive and diligent
  • Problem-solving skills (strategic thinker), independent worker, can adapt to change, prepared to think 'outside the box'
  • If you've ever been involved with implementing a software system or upgrading of- would be an advantage but not essential

Job Offer

  • Work for ASX listed, global company with opportunity to take on further payrolls across the business
  • Although role is autonomous, broader payroll and finance team have a wonderful friendly culture.
  • $75,000 - 85,000 + 9.5% Superannuation per annum
  • Based in Canning Vale, WA (this may change)
  • Free parking

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Elyse Graham on 0431 983 ***, please ensure you've applied for the role before calling.

PPAU Finance


Posted: 09 November 2019

Location:  Perth, WA

Salary:  $75000 - $85000