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Payroll HR Analyst

Palmerston North City Council
Palmerston North Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 15, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Why join us?
  • Make a Difference: Contribute to the development of Palmerston North City while enjoying a fulfilling career that positively impacts our community
  • Opportunity for Growth: Take your career to new heights with opportunities for professional development and advancement within Palmerston North City Council.
  • Benefits: We do more than just pay you a salary too. We have awesome benefits to support you including 5 weeks annual leave and hybrid working.

About the role

Are you passionate about payroll and human resources analytics? Join our People Operations Team as a Payroll HR Analyst! You'll play a crucial role ensuring accurate payroll processing, maintaining data integrity, providing insights to support our organisation's needs.

In collaboration with the Payroll Manager, you will be responsible for the accurate and timely processing of our weekly and fortnightly pay cycles. Additionally, you'll work closely with stakeholders to ensure that data is turned into relevant information and accurate reports, enabling best practice people activities and informing the needs of the organisation.

This is a full-time role, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Your focus in this role will include:
  • Processing payroll accurately and efficiently
  • Managing and maintaining oversight of all people data quality and integrity issues associated with the payroll system (iCHRIS)
  • Monitoring and reporting on data completeness, accuracy, and confidence

About you

Exceptional communication and organisational skills are essential for this role. You should possess the ability to analyse complex issues and make sound decisions. Your background should demonstrate a commitment to customer-focused outcomes and a talent for lateral thinking and problem-solving.

To excel in this role, you should possess the following skills and experience
  • Experience in processing payroll for salaried and waged workers
  • Previous experience with Payroll systems preferably iCHRIS
  • Highly developed critical thinking and problem-solving skill
  • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet strict deadlines

About us

Palmerston North (or as we like to call it, Palmy) is a growing, innovative and exciting city. With small city benefits and big city ambition, Palmy has secured its place on the map as a creative and exciting city, with leading innovation and developments! We're proud to be a city that includes, supports, connects and uses the talents of the whole community in our pursuit to provide a connected and safe community. We're also a future-focused city who cares about enhancing our natural and built environment. Our future looks bright, it looks vibrant and progressive.

What we offer:
  • Competitive remuneration between $72,769 and $85,611, with a 3% KiwiSaver employer contribution (where eligible)
  • 5 weeks annual leave and a community service day every year
  • Additional long service leave after qualifying periods
  • Parental leave benefits, including paid partner's leave, and top-up payments
  • Hybrid working principles
  • Free access to our on-site fitness equipment
  • Free annual flu vaccinations and subsidised health and eye checks every 2 years
  • Confidential counselling service
  • Waiata group
  • Professional memberships and assistance with study leave and fees
  • Corporate training and development programmes
  • Various wellbeing spaces, including parents' room and wellness/prayer room; we value our employee experience

Applications close: 11.00 pm, Thursday 2nd May 2024

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and welcome applications from all those suitably qualified for this position.

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