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Officer - Payroll

Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering an end to end service offering to clients throughout Australia and South East Asia.  Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.


Macmahon is currently seeking an experienced Payroll Officer to join the dynamic corporate team in Perth. This position is accountable to the Payroll Manager and responsible for preparing or assisting in the preparation and payment of wages and salaries in a timely manner and in line with relevant taxation, legislative

and audit requirements.


Key Accountabilities (not limited to):

  • Ensure the operational aspects of payroll processing and associated activities are accurate and delivered within
    appropriate timeframes and comply with relevant legislation
  • Responsible for salary disbursement, overpayment recovery, leave management and reporting.
  • Develop and maintain team ownership with the on boarding department


Essential Skills and Experience

  • Has more than 3 years’ end-to-end payroll processing experience in high volume environment.
  • Must have knowledge of current software – Chris 21
  • Knowledge in SuccessFactors and SAP payroll is an advantage
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Sound numeracy skills, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to interpret awards/legislation
  • Well-developed Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability and commitment to maintain confidentially and demonstrate tact and discretion when dealing with people
  • Ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines and work accurately under conflicting time pressures


Should you be successful in being offered a role, you will be required to pass a medical and drug and alcohol test along with obtaining a National Police Clearance.