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Payroll Officer- Civil Construction.

Payroll Officer- Civil Construction

Job Title: Payroll Officer- Civil Construction
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 3230699
Job Published: March 09, 2021 16:16

Job Description

Our client are a Mid Tier Civil Contractor who are now have a proven reputation of delivering complex projects to the value of $25ml both in QLD and nationally across Australia. They are an Australian owned company who pride themselves on quality delivery outcomes and a working culture unrivaled by any business across the Eastern Seaboard.

They are going through a period of growth and as of such have identified an immediate  need for a Payroll Officer to join the team on an initial temporary contract basis with a view to progressing to a full time role based on performance. The role will involve having full accountability for payroll of up to 150 staff both full time and wages and responsibilities include;
  • To provide relevant, accurate and timely financial data processing and analysis of payroll and accounts payable.
  • Accounts Payable duties including payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices.
  • Prepare customer invoices and produce supporting documentation;
  • Process supplier invoices for payment in accordance with established procedures
  • End to end processing of weekly and fortnightly company payroll for 120 permanent staff and 30 contractors.
  • Liaising with staff, management and clients on payroll and invoicing queries.
  • Interpreting transfer from awards to EBA.
  • Calculation and processing of termination payments.
  • Calculating annual leave and LSL provisions/accruals.
The Requirements
To be considered for this role you will come with;
  • An understanding of how to interpret relevant Awards, EBA’s, Superannuation, Workcover, Long Service Leave Acts etc,
  • Experience in a payroll position.
  • Must possess experience working for a civil contractor 
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbally.
  • Driven and self motivated 

The role is an initial 6 week contract as a trial period but based on performance and cultural fit this position is certainly a full time role for the right candidate with a business regarded to having one of the highest staff retention rates in construction.

For more information please call Rory on 0428 026 703 or email

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