Senior Payroll Officer


Role Overview

More Than A Job. A Rewarding Career

At Only About Children, our unique approach to early years learning goes beyond education to encompass the health and wellbeing of every child in our care. We call this The OAC Way. We operate over 80 campuses across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane (with more in development) and provide high-quality early years education and care to over 8,000 families.

Our proposition is different and so is our attitude.  We’re passionate, happy, knowledgeable and approachable. Critical to our success are the great people who work here. Our success relies on you; passionate professionals who can work as a team.

We are proud to offer more than childcare. A place to grow.

About The Role

Reporting to our Payroll Manager, working in a team of 4, you will be responsible for assisting with the full payroll function servicing approximately 2800 employees. 

Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for Preparing, balancing and reconciling PAYG tax.
  • Ensure payments to employees and staff are made accurately and on time.
  • Identify, build and maintain effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Responding to pay enquiries in a timely manner.
  • Ensure confidentiality while completing all payroll and implement up to date information on changes to payroll and taxation legislation.

Ideally, you will have:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role, ideally within the childcare industry.
  • Strong Experience with payroll systems (iChris or Chris21 would be advantageous).
  • Time & Attendance experience – Ento, Riteq, Kronos or other relevant timesheet-based systems.
  • Sound understanding of Industrial Awards and experience in interpretation and application.
  • Knowledge of legislative requirements in respect to PAYG, FBT, payroll tax and EEO principles.

What’s in it for you?

  • Fully flexible work options (3days onsite, 2days from home).
  • Competitive pay with annual performance & salary reviews.
  • 50% discount on childcare fees
  • 2 Additional wellbeing days
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Multiple career development opportunities within a rapidly growing business
At Only About Children we have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion and we want you to bring your whole self to work. We welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community, particularly those who identify as Australian Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander.
  • Level 3, Building A/207 Pacific Hwy, St Leonards NSW 2065, Australia
  • Full time

Sounds like the role for you?

We'd love to hear from you, apply now and take the next step in your career!