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Payroll Manager

Job No: 117188
Location: Alice Springs

Are you a demonstrated Payroll Manager, experienced in the use of KeyPay? Join a highly respected Aboriginal Community Health service provider, based in Alice Springs. Base salary of $80,000 plus super, salary sacrificing and more!

About the Organisation

Nganampa Health Council is an Aboriginal owned and controlled health organisation operating on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in the far north-western region of South Australia. The APY Lands cover roughly 103,000 square km, with a population of approx. 3,000 Anangu people. The region is freehold land controlled by the Anangu people. 

Across this area, Nganampa Health Council operates six clinics, an aged care facility and assorted health-related programs including aged care, sexual health, environmental health, dental, women's health, men's health, children's health and mental health.

Nganampa Health Council is widely recognised as being an exemplary Aboriginal health service in the country. Their successes include significantly reducing the rates of sexually transmitted infections, increasing birth weights through their antenatal program, consistently keeping childhood immunisation rates at 100% and providing high quality residential and respite aged care at their Tjilpiku Pampaku Ngura aged care facility.

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At Nganampa Health Council, our people are our greatest strength.

We are looking for an experienced Payroll Manager with a strong work ethic and high attention to detail, to join the team in Alice Springs, NT

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will be responsible for managing and operating NHC's payroll system, ensuring statutory and legislative payroll related compliance obligations are met and ensuring all employees are paid in a timely and accurately manner. 

More specifically your key responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Understanding and interpreting the multiple Awards and Enterprise Awards which NHC operates under as well as reference to NES and how these need to be applied for payroll purposes;
  • Understanding and Interpreting the current “back end” configuration in KeyPay payroll system as to how its been set up to operate for each Award/EA which NHC operates under;
  • Reconfiguring the set-up in Keypay in order to apply any changes to Awards/EA’s, NES and any other statutory and legislative changes;
  • Ensuring all staff timesheets are received and authorised prior to each scheduled fortnightly pay;
  • Performing all processing of payroll using KeyPay software, including running end of month and annual reporting;
  • Calculating superannuation payments and maintaining all relevant records;
  • Performing some HR administrative/processing tasks; and
  • Liaising with Finance Manager and CFO on matters relevant to the maintenance of the current payroll system.

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About You

To be considered, you will have the relevant technical skills and experience managing payroll using KeyPay accounting software. You'll have advanced computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel functions, as well as a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.

You will have a track record of innovation and excellence, supported by your highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to easily communicate with people with English as a second language in a cross cultural environment. Additionally, you will able to work with discretion and maintain confidentially, all while operating to strict deadlines in what can, at times, be a highly pressured role.

This role does require occasional travel by 4WD or light aircraft to the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands, as well as additional work hours from time to time for which time in lieu will be provided. The successful applicant must be willing to undergo a national police check prior to commencement.

Why Join the Nganampa Health Council Team?

On offer is an extremely attractive salary circa $80,000 + super, and a range of benefits, including:

  • Salary packaging options;
  • 5 weeks annual leave;
  • Leave loading; and
  • Up to two weeks paid study leave (negotiated) in order to plan and develop your career

For those recruited from outside Central Australia, relocation assistance will be negotiated from your place of recruitment. 

This is a unique cultural experience with a well established and supportive health organisation - APPLY NOW!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please Note: Applications will close at 5:00pm, Monday 18th November, 2019

To apply, please respond to the questions outlined below, and attach a current resume on request. For your ease you may wish to create these responses in a word document first, and then copy and paste in the boxes.

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