Payroll Officer

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Job Type
Permanent Full Time
Australia - Brisbane
Accounting / Tax / Treasury
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Are you passionate about payroll precision and committed to delivering accurate results in a dynamic work environment? Thiess, a global leader in mining, is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented individual to join our Transformation, People & Communication team as a Payroll Officer.


Make your mark with Thiess

Everyday, all around the world, Thiess supports and celebrates our people. We recognise talent and reward transparency. We champion diversity and embrace change.

Join us. Hone your skills and develop new ones. Take on big challenges and grow, through mentorship, collaboration and empowerment.

Thiess is the place to make things happen.


About The Role

As the Payroll Officer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the accurate and timely processing of payroll for Thiess Australia Group. Reporting to the Manager and working closely with the Payroll team, you will contribute to achieving shared goals, actively support change initiatives, and demonstrate a commitment to our core principles of integrity, accountability, innovation, and delivery.

· Process the wages payroll with precision and efficiency

· Maintain employee records in accordance with HR/IR instructions.

· Review pay journals and reports to confirm accurate payments.

· Collaborate with the team to complete the entire payroll function.


About You

This role requires active contributions to team objectives, adept conflict resolution, and a strong commitment to supporting transformative change initiatives.

The preferred candidate should ideally possess a Senior Certificate and demonstrate prior experience in roles requiring a high degree of numeracy. Previous experience in payroll is a must.

To excel in this role, the Payroll Officer must exhibit clear and effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Additionally, proficiency in analytical and critical thinking is essential, complemented by a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and familiarity with Thiess systems.


Please note that this role will be a permanent position and applications for this role will close at midnight on Tuesday 16th April 2024.


What Thiess Can Do for You

· Help to grow your career, offering diverse and varied opportunities for advancement

· Flexible working arrangements

· Recently renovated corporate head office located in South Bank, Brisbane

· World-class health & wellbeing programs

· On-site gymnasium

· Salary sacrifice options

· A range of corporate discounts, including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products


About us

Thiess works with clients in Australia, Asia and the Americas in the dynamic field of open-cut and underground mining.

The pioneering spirit of our founders – the legendary Thiess brothers – is our legacy, and inspires our vision to harness the power of people and technology to drive sustainable change.

At Thiess, you will have the opportunity to play a part in the global energy transition. We are growing our commodities portfolio to include metals and minerals critical to the energy transition, and developing services to enable sustainable mining.

We’re creating a culture of curiosity, knowledge-sharing, and continuous learning – supporting our people to contribute to Thiess’ success and continued growth in sustainable mining.

We’ll support you to hone your skills and develop new ones, take on challenges and grow, through mentorship, collaboration and empowerment. We offer our people ongoing technical training and development opportunities so they can reach their full potential. We also invest in the workforce of the future, with a range of programs for people starting their careers.

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision of everyone matters always. We’re focused on creating an inclusive environment to enable our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered.

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How to Apply

This role is an opportunity to take the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment, there is no better time to join Thiess.

Thiess follows a Pre-Employment Process for all successful applicants, which includes two employment references, a National Police Check and a medical assessment. These checks are essential to your application, and your recruiter will support you through the process.

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