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Payroll Coordinator

Fire and Emergency New Zealand
Job Category:
Accounting & finance
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

About us

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017. Our vision is to build stronger communities and protect what matters most to the people within them. Our unified organisation provides a fire and emergency service that delivers for communities, and the firefighters who serve them, now and in the future.

As the most trusted public sector agency we are working to embed our new values.

  • We do the right thing - Kia Tika
  • We serve and support - Manaakitanga
  • We are better together - Whanaungatanga
  • We strive to improve - Auahatanga

About the role

Working within a large, collaborative and supportive national career and volunteer organisation, you'll have the opportunity to learn and contribute to the entire end to end payroll process. The payroll cycle is fortnightly, and you won't be siloed into working across just one part of the payroll process. The team are connected closely to both our employees and our volunteers in the regions. You'll have the opportunity to use your initiative while developing valuable knowledge and skills of payroll processes.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Processing of changes to personnel and payroll data
  • Ensuring calculations are correct and comply with multiple employment agreements and legislative requirements
  • Quality assurance of payroll and personnel data
  • Ensuring payroll processes meet audit requirements
  • Responding to requests for information

In addition, there's scope to add value to a number of payroll projects and enhancements currently underway.

This is a permanent role and the salary range is $56k to $62k per annum, benefits include matched KiwiSaver employer contributions of up to 6%, life and income protection insurance, and extremely generous sick leave provisions through our Wellness policy.

About you

We are looking for someone who has the following:

  • A demonstrated understanding of employment agreements from a payroll perspective
  • Knowledge of how various allowances and entitlements may impact payroll
  • Experience with PS Enterprise (PSe) or similar payroll system
  • Superior Excel skills and a familiarity with accounting systems and practices

This is a challenging role, where you will be provided with the training needed to be successful. When you are up to speed, you'll be given opportunities to develop and build your capability and foster your initiative. Your attention to detail, and calm and focused manner will underpin your success in this role.

If this sounds like you, please apply now by going to our website where you'll find a copy of the position description and more details on how to apply:

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