Current Vacancies

Payroll Officer

Position Number 58/23
Location ECTARC Head Office
Status Part Time - 30 hours per week (Parental leave contract)
Closing Date 15/11/2023
About the Service

ECTARC is a not-for-profit organisation, that provides education and care services in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven, as well as an award-winning Registered Training Organisation providing early childhood training and professional development across Australia. We are committed to enriching the futures of children, their families, and the communities we serve.

About the Role

ECTARC is seeking an experienced payroll officer to lead our payroll team. This is a maternity leave contract.

As an experienced Payroll Officer, you will be an important member of our team. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of our payroll processes (end-to-end payroll management, reconciliations, data analysis & reporting), ensuring that our staff (over 200 ECTARC employees) receive timely and accurate remuneration. Your expertise will be crucial in maintaining the financial integrity of ECTARC.

This role reports to the Finance Manager and the payroll assistant will report to this role.

Essential Criteria

  • Over 3 years experience in a payroll position in a medium to large organisation with responsibility for end-to-end payroll including reporting.
  • Experience with award interpretation and payroll legislation
  • Strong data analysis skills with intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • A high level of integrity and ability to handle sensitive information.
  • Experience with payroll and HRIS systems
  • An effective communicator, detail-oriented, and highly organized.
  • The ability to work cooperatively within a team environment.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in Roubler platform
  • Qualifications in accounting or finance
Next Steps

You will be rewarded with a competitive annual salary ($75,000 to $82,000) dependent on experience. You will enjoy an exciting and supporting environment and a team of hardworking, ambitious, like-minded individuals working beside you. We also offer

  • 50% discount on childcare fees for staff’s children enrolled in our services.
  • Paid parental leave – 6 weeks top up.
  • Annual ECTARC leave day and 2 weeks end of year closure period.
  • Wellness program including access to our EAP for you and your family.
  • Flexible working arrangements

Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre employment screening and probity checks.

ECTARC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background to apply for this position.

If you have any questions in regards to this position please call ECTARC on (02) 4223 1100 or email

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