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Payroll Adviser

  • LocationMelbourne, VIC
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:22 days ago
  • Job no: J6YTR

About Us

Jemena is an Australian energy company who own and operate more than $11.5 Billion worth of gas and electricity transportation assets across Australia supplying millions of households and businesses with these essential services every day.  

At Jemena, we are transforming the way we work so this is a great time to join us. We are customer focused, diverse, adaptive and not afraid to do things differently but our focus is constant – we drive business outcomes.

About the role

We have a superb 12 month fixed term opportunity for an experienced Payroll Adviser to join our Payroll team. Ideally based in Melbourne, but the role can work from anywhere. Reporting to our Payroll Team Leader, this role is instrumental in providing payroll transactional services and operational support to all entities across the Jemena Business. Delivering accurate payroll process, payments and records to the business and employees within agreed timelines is critical in this role.

Ideally this role will commence 1st November to ensure sufficient handover.

Key responsibilities include

  • Update and maintain leave: data entry of timesheets and leave reconciliations completed accurately and on time
  • Accurately perform payroll checking for data entry to eliminate overpayments and/or incorrect payments to third parties
  • Process employee separation payments 100% accurate and in line with employees EBA and legislation requirements
  • Assisting Payroll Team Leader with month end GL reconciliations
  • Driving excellence and continuous improvement in HR/payroll systems and processes
  • Drive Compliance with good corporate governance for payroll
  • Working across the team as required

About You

The successful candidate will likely come from a similar role, supporting Payroll across a diverse employee group including; EBA, Award and Common Law. You maintain a high level of customer service and provide consistent, timely and accurate delivery of payroll services to employees through daily operational activities. Payroll runs are, weekly, fortnightly and monthly.

Experience with SAP Payroll and/or PayGlobal is a distinct advantage, but not critical.

You showcase the confidence, capability and prioritising skills to navigate competing demands of the various business groups. You thrive in fast paced change and deal with ambiguity, effectively managing the often changing priorities. You are able to thrive working individually and as part of a team. Finally, you couple a 'can do' attitude with a positive, friendly demeanour. These traits will ensure success in this crucial role.

Why you should come and work for us

Our people are our greatest asset so having various flexible working options, remote working, paid parental leave and leave purchase plans amongst many other benefits is a key foundation to our success. We are passionate about what we do and we are proud of who we are. Safety is the cornerstone of our organisation.


We understand the value of a diverse workforce, the ability to work from home, and have committed to creating real employment opportunities through our Reconciliation Action Plan. We look forward to receiving applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

When you join Jemena, you become part of our diverse, inclusive and passionate team, where you can be your true self. We are a team that partners with Work 180 and celebrates International Women’s Day, NAIDOC Week, International Day of People with Disabilities and many other days that matter to our people. Come join us!

Recruitment Process

As part of Jemena’s recruitment process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks.  


Notice to Third Parties: Jemena does not accept unsolicited resumes (or liability associated with fees or costs) from recruitment agencies, search firms or third parties. Interested candidates are welcome to submit their application independently. 

  • Published on 01 Sep 2021, 12:55 AM