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Senior Payroll Officer

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board
Job Category:
Accounting & finance
Nelson - Marlborough - Nelson
Nelson - Marlborough
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Make a lifestyle move and bring your payroll skills to Nelson
  • Endless career opportunities, largest employer in the region
  • Great opportunity to develop your payroll skills
  • Be part of a great team with focus on quality improvement

About the role

You will part of a small team responsible for the end-to-end processing of payroll for approximately 2600 Nelson Marlborough Health employees geographically spread from Murchison to Blenheim Our two main sites are in Nelson and Blenheim. We have a fully integrated roster to pay system to assist us with such a large and complex payroll service.

We are co-located with the innovative and forward thinking People and Capabilities team on the Braemar campus of the Nelson Hospital site - it has a great outlook over the campus grounds.

Our key focus in the Payroll Team is providing an excellent payroll service to our fellow colleagues. We strive for excellence in everything we do and are always open to new ideas on how to improve our service.

About you

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • to demonstrated your ability to develop business process
  • a comprehensive and current knowledge of NZ Payroll related legislation
  • experience with roster to pay payroll systems
  • an interest in rostering and working with Payroll/ HRIS applications
  • strong administration skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • proven ability to work self-directed within a small payroll team
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • to demonstrate your ability to engage with and develop employees skills around the use of new technology, when working with wide ranging levels of IT competency
  • proven ability to foster collaboration with stakeholders.

Additionally it would be advantageous if you had experience with using AMS Software (LEADER, ACTOR, SQL), but this is not essential as training will be provided.

What we offer

Nelson Marlborough Health is the largest employer in the top of the south island, with over 20 different collective agreements and numerous individual employment agreements. You will have the unique opportunity of being able to grow and develop your Payroll skills in an environment that fosters innovative thinking.

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Renee LeNoel on or 03 539 3652. For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please click 'apply now' and complete our online application form.


Applications close: Thursday, 29 November 2018.

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