Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Payroll Manager

Position Number: 2549
Applications Close: 26 Apr 2018

Ongoing position available

Friendly working environment

Full-time (38 hours per week)

About the Role:

We are very excited to announce that Melbourne Polytechnic is seeking to appoint an experienced, innovative and qualified individual to fill the position of Payroll Manager.

Your primary objectives will be to:

  • Manage the payroll function of Melbourne Polytechnic through the provision of a high level of current technical understanding relating to payroll and related legislation and policies
  • Ensure that a high level of customer service is practised and maintained.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Payroll Leadership
  • Chris 21'
  • Workcover
  • Payroll Tax
  • Salary Packaging
  • Year End Processing
  • General Ledger Reconciliation
  • Superannuation
  • Reporting and Communication
  • Leave Management

About You:

The successful applicant will possess the following:

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications and extensive and successful experience in managing a computerised payroll system
  • At least 4 years demonstrated experience working with Chris21 in a payroll-related role
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead staff in a high pressure, constantly changing environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to maintenance of privacy and confidentiality


The salary will be $120,000 per annum including superannuation.


Ongoing, Full- Time 38 hours per week


Please download a copy of the Position Description below.

Read the Position Description carefully before beginning your application.

Your application must be sent as one single document (Word or PDF) as an attachment.

 Please include the following:

  • Current resume
  • Your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description

Please ensure that your application is saved as follows:

“First Name, Surname, Position Number”

Eg. “John Smith, 1234”

Submit your application by email to including the job title and position number in the subject line of your email.

PLEASE NOTE: To download the position description below you will need Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Pro. If you are experiencing any difficulties in submitting your application, please contact the People & Culture Department on 03 9269 1266.

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for positions with Melbourne Polytechnic.

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