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Payroll Officer/ Payroll Manager

Invercargill Invercargill Southland, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 22, 2024

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Full Time
We are in search of a motivated and career-oriented individual to join our National Payroll team at our Invercargill office. Whether you are a Payroll Officer/ Senior or a Payroll Manager seeking a change of direction or aiming to advance your existing Payroll experience, we are eager to hear from individuals at various levels of expertise!

Findex empowers you to be the best version of yourself.
Surround yourself with people who inspire and challenge you
Work for a company that develops and promotes its own talent

Our team delivers a managed payroll service to a diverse range of clients, exposing you to various businesses and company payrolls. Embrace the dynamic nature of your work, where each day brings new challenges. This role provides an excellent opportunity for professionals at all experience levels to cultivate robust technical skills, grow with our business, and benefit from the guidance of an experienced team.

What will your typical week look like?

Depending on your level of experience you would:

Manage the expectations of relevant stakeholders around the completion of these tasks and develop the technical knowledge within the Payroll Team to ensure internal and client service standards are met
Backup and technical support to the Payroll Manager, including covering pays, processing taxation, KiwiSaver and relevant pay run reports or reconciliations
Provide technical payroll knowledge/around legislation and software packages and providing training and mentoring to team members
Assist with the end-to-end processing of payroll, including PAYE obligations and filing the returns
Manage payroll-related queries, internal and external reporting and engage with the wider business
Be involved in various projects and payroll related work that arise from time to time

What you need to be successful

Outgoing personality, willingness to work hard and have fun along the way
Want and desire to continuously develop yourself
Be highly customer-focused, you will want to own the client relationship
Can work autonomously and part of the wider team
You can work in a fast paced, dynamic, and deadline driven environment
Have strong time management skills, but with a strong focus on accuracy
Are happy to adopt and work in a hybrid working model
Have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) as you will have direct exposure to clients
Previous payroll experience
Experience using payroll systems is preferable, but not necessary
Computer literacy across a range of Microsoft products in particular Excel

Why Findex? #writeyournextchapter

Findex is the largest provider of accounting, audit, tax, business and financial advice to individuals, small and medium enterprises in Australasia. We pride ourselves on an integrated service offering, giving our clients the peace of mind that comes with knowing their financial and lifestyle goals are being looked after.

With a focus on empowering our people to work in a way that best meets their needs and those of their team and clients, the career growth of Findex employees isn't limited by their location. We attract, retain, and promote people who share a sense of purpose and belonging. And we have a passion for creating opportunities for growth and sustainability that ripple throughout metropolitan and regional communities.

Next Steps?

Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you! Please note, you will be directed to our careers page to apply.


Only candidates with valid work rights within Australia/New Zealand in which this position is based will be considered.

This role is being managed by Findex Talent Acquisition and we will not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

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