Senior Payroll Officer

Job Type:Contract/Temp, Full Time

  • Opportunity to join an inclusive and collaborative team
  • Career development opportunities
  • Well-appointed Brisbane city location – close to train and shops

Our Brisbane office is currently seeking a Senior Payroll Officer to lead a small payroll team for a parental leave cover. Hatch Payroll for Australia is located in Hatch’s Australian head office in Brisbane. We strive to maintain a culture that welcomes diversity of thought, individual contribution and team collaboration.

This is an exciting time across our business and there will be an opportunity to further accelerate your career as you actively and successfully work with others to contribute to the growth of the practice and the wider Hatch communities of practice.

As part of the Finance team, the Senior Payroll Officer will be responsible for the following key activities:

  • Management of end to end fortnightly Australian & Expatriate payrolls
  • Both review and accurate processing of fortnightly payrolls
  • Creation, maintenance and termination of employee master data
  • Maintenance and processing of all allowances, overtime, leave, termination payments
  • Processing of all employee superannuation payment data including administration of Employee Superannuation Choice
  • Extensive liaison/integration with the Human Resources function to ensure timely and accurate process flow


  • A proven high level of experience in ADP
  • Coaching and development of junior staff
  • High level communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills and working knowledge of MS Word
  • Deep understanding of awards and payroll legislation

Key criteria;

  • A service driven approach delivering payroll
  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative
  • Relationship building
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Good written and oral communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Self-motivated

As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace, we offer our employees comprehensive benefits, including up to 12 weeks leave per year as part of our Lifestyle Leave Program. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.