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Payroll Analyst

NZ Police
Job Category:
Accounting & finance
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Payroll Analyst

Police Employee

Police National Headquarters

F $62,925.00 - $85,139.00

Permanent, Full-time

Job Requisition 10139


New Zealand Police has one of the most complex Payroll systems in New Zealand, driven by numerous collective agreements and also the need to meet external legal obligations.

As such, we are looking for a Principal Payroll Analyst who can help support our Payroll Production team in analysing and implementing large scale payroll changes.

On a day to day basis, you will be responsible for reviewing payroll changes to our employees and ensuring they are correct and are in line with our collective agreements and comply with the relevant New Zealand laws.


You will also be tasked with

  • Developing and maintaining payroll metrics
  • Identifying technical issues, errors or change requirements in the Police payroll system
  • Reviewing and improving processes
  • Working with the relevant parties to create solutions to issues and errors


To be successful in this role you will have

  • A background in end to end New Zealand payroll
  • Proven experience and understanding of all relevant payroll related legislation including, but not limited to, the Holidays Act, the Wages Protection Act and the Privacy Act.
  • An analytical mind-set with attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A customer service ethos
  • Previous experience with SAP is preferred


Additional Information

  • The successful applicants must reside in Wellington and have the right to work in New Zealand
  • The successful applicants will be required to undergo full reference and security checks prior to any offer of employment being made


Special Requirement

  • Must be a NZ or Australian citizen or a NZ resident or valid NA work visa


Core Competencies - Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Solve
  • Deliver
  • Communicate



If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website: and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply today!

IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply for this position.

If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your relevant skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core Competencies of the role, using no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section. For further assistance, please click here.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Niki Harvey by email at , prior to the closing date.


Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 25 June 2019

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