Dunedin | Administration

Are you experienced in end to end payroll processing and have other accounts experience? In this full-time role you will be required to process payrolls on behalf of other companies and complete various accounting and administration tasks.

The Payroll/Accounting Administrator will be required to accurately process weekly, fortnightly and monthly payrolls and also complete a range of accounting and general administrative duties.  A minimum of two years payroll processing experience is required.
This role is a full time role (37.5 hours per week) comprising of Payroll processing (approx. 25 hours) and accounting / general administration tasks during the remaining hours. This role supports and provides cover for the primary payroll administrator.
If you have at least two years experience in a payroll position we want to hear from you! It would also be advantageous to be experienced in accounts work and other general administration skills.

Hours of work are: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm.

Your duties will include


  • Full range of end to end payroll processing functions

  • Preparing various reports by compiling summaries of earnings, allowances, taxes, deductions, leave, sick days, KiwiSaver, and non-taxable wages.

  • Determining payroll liabilities by calculating employee PAYE, Student Loan, Child Support, Kiwisaver and ESCT liabilities to the IRD and ensure all and of month/year actions are completed and filed on time

  • Keeping up-to-date with legislative changes and regulations

  • Resolving payroll discrepancies by collecting and analysing information.


  • Accounts Payable

  • Accounts Receivable

  • Reconcilations

  • Working with Excel spreadsheets


Skills & Experience:    

  • A minimum of two years experience in end to end payroll processing

  • Experience in using Ace Payroll, Xero and/or Smart Payroll systems

  • Knowledge and ability to interpret payroll legislation

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Understand PAYE and other tax requirements

  • Able to remain calm under pressure and work to strict processing deadlines

  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to build strong client relationships

  • High standards of professionalism, ethics and integrity



If this sounds like you, please click on APPLY NOW, attaching your CV and a brief covering letter.
If you wish to have a no-obligation chat about this role, call Leanne Gardner on 03 471 7000.


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