Biosecurity Payroll Advisor at Ministry for Primary Industries, Auckland MPI Centre
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Role type: Full time - Permanent position
Location: Mangere, AKL
Salary band: $59,148 to $80,024 depending on skills and experience
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
This is an exciting time to join the Biosecurity team at MPI and be the pivotal point of contact for all timesheet and payroll enquiries. You will be the ‘go to' person for all pay queries and issues; the subject matter expert on everything to do with pay; the person to maintain compliance with payroll processes. You will ensure pay is processed correctly and consistently and will provide a centralised contact point for pay queries and processing for the Operations team. Approximately 500 timesheets are submitted every fortnight for rostered staff who are on various collective agreements. There is a need for a ‘go to' person to manage payroll, someone to ensure that all employees are paid in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with their relevant terms and conditions of employment.
You will have the opportunity to provide input to improving operations payroll systems and processes. This position is an opportunity for you to take ownership, shape this role and deliver a great payroll service for the team.
The Responsibilities of the role:
- Be the final review and check point for timesheets prior to submission to our payroll provider
- Be the point of contact and subject matter expert for payroll enquires within the team
- Engage with managers, staff and our payroll provider to address issues and resolve them effectively
- Investigate issues, provide timely resolution always with consideration to preventing the issues arising again
- Manage overpayments and take opportunities to educate staff and managers
- Upskill the team on relevant systems, processes and legislation
- Provide payroll reports for the business to inform them of time and pay related information
- Investigate payroll issues and resolve ongoing problems
- Work collaboratively with the team to ensure the smooth running of the Payroll function
- Assist with the development, implementation and review of policy & procedures that relate to Border Clearance time and attendance
- Maintain payroll integrity and confidentiality at all times.
Mōu - About You
To be successful in this role you will be a knowledgeable Payroll Advisor with experience administering a large and busy payroll function. You will have had exposure to and an understanding of collective agreements and the Holidays Act. You will have a high attention to detail, be able to use your initiative and work in an independent manner in collaboration with the wider team.
You will have a high degree of integrity with the ability to work with sensitive data and maintain trust and confidentiality. Your passion for people and strong interpersonal and communications skills will be brought into effect daily to engage and support employees at all levels within the organisation.
You'll be well organised with excellent time management skills and have the ability to prioritise and work independently. We're looking for a team player with a ‘can do' attitude who enjoys proactively working with data in a busy, small and supportive team.
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI
We work at the heart of Aotearoa and are strongly connected to the primary industries we work with and for. We encourage a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workplace where difference is championed and we're an employer of choice because of it. We recruit, grow and retain talented, engaged and motivated employees who actively contribute towards an environment where everyone feels welcome and valued.
Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua: - Benefits of working at MPI
- Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days
- Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
- Wellness benefit for employees
- Free annual flu vaccination
Wā Mahi Ngāwari - Flexible Working
If you're interested we are open to discussing flexible working options with you. This can take many forms such as (but not limited to) reduced hours, remote working, flexible start and finish times, compressed hours or term-time work. Please feel free to talk to us at the interview about the flexibility you need and we will explore what's possible for the role.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role please click “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.
To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.
The closing date is18 May 2022
If you have any questions about the role, please email Tina.Rush@mpi.govt.nz
The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for Primary Industries|
|Location:||Auckland MPI Centre|
|Position type:||Full Time|
|Attachment:||Position Description - Operations Payroll Adviser-May (2).pdf (PDF, 466KB)
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