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Assistant Accountant - Payroll

Perth, WA, Australia
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 31, 2022

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
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Amazing opportunity for an experienced Assistant Accountant - Payroll based SOR
Our Client
Our client is an Australian owned, operated and managed organisation within the Transport and Logistics sector. The company prides itself on being a trusted partner, and a local-area expert. Numerous acquisitions have been made and tenders have been won meaning they are on the lookout for a Senior Payroll Officer to join their team based

Reporting to the CFO your duties will include but are not limited to;
  • Responsible for ensuring all employees are paid accurately, on time and in accordance with the appropriate employment agreement, legislation and company policy.
  • Ensure payroll enquiries are handled with prompt resolution, and effective communication is maintained with stakeholders and employees
  • Responsible for compliance with PAYG, payroll tax and superannuation requirements
  • Responsible for the accurate maintenance of employee leave provisions
  • Ensure all workers compensation claims and reimbursements are processed, and records maintained
  • Monitor the preparation of confirmation notices, letter of offer and other communication with employees
  • Provide end of month reporting and reconciliations (Trial Balance)

As an ideal applicant, you will have;
  • Previous experience dealing with direct payroll
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • High levels of accuracy with processing large volumes of paperwork.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • An aptitude for working with Payroll software and ability to quickly learn systems.
  • Strong literacy in the Microsoft suite of products - Advanced Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Willing to work as part of a team and interact with all levels within the business.


  • Initial 7-month contract with the potential to go permanent
  • South of River location
  • Collaborative, dynamic and outcome focused environment
  • Competitive remuneration
  • WFH options

If you're well suited to the opportunity, we'd love to hear from you.
You can apply by clicking "apply now" or for a confidential discussion and further information, feel free to contact Kaitlin Balic on OR 08 6280 2709.
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