Careers at FedUni

Federation University Australia is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion.

As part of this, our employment practices include the provision of reasonable adjustments/flexible working arrangements as required, particularly for staff with disability or carer responsibilities.

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Senior Payroll and Benefits Officer

Job no: 849494
Location: Berwick or Mt Helen Campus
School/Area: Human Resources

  • Human Resources – Mt Helen or Berwick Campus
  • Full-time, fixed-term appointment for 2 years
  • HEW 6 - $78,551 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

About Federation University Australia
We are regional Victoria's largest education institution, with campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland and the Wimmera providing easy access to study for over 23,500 students, and 1,300 continuing staff members who are committed to teaching excellence and student support. Federation University Australia has a strong commitment to educational and social equity, teaching excellence, research distinction, environmental sustainability and regional capacity building. We are Australia's number one University for job-ready graduates and teaching quality, and Victoria’s number one for student support, skills development and educational experience, with 70% of graduates remaining on to work within the region.

About the role
This newly created position will support our payroll team as we invest in new systems.

Reporting to the Team Leader, Payroll and Benefits, you will be responsible for the delivery of payroll and benefits services whilst ensuring compliance within legislative requirements.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • managing and delivering timely and accurate payroll service;
  • Human Resources and payroll reporting;
  • providing a range of advice and assistance to the wider University; and
  • contributing to projects

About you
To be considered for this position, you will have demonstrated:

  • experience and knowledge relating to payroll processing, superannuation, taxation, works compensation, salary sacrifice and packaging;
  • ability to provide advice and services;
  • ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines; and
  • oral, written and interpersonal skills with a focus on quality customer service

Careers at Federation University Australia
From a proud 150 year history, Federation University Australia is renowned for being accessible, inclusive, supportive and empathetic. Our people are important to us, and we understand the significance of providing them with a dynamic and diverse working environment, with a commitment to building capability and skills through professional development.

We offer a variety of benefits including a flexible and sustainable working environment, lifestyle benefits, in addition to competitive remuneration packages and regional living. For more information on a career with us, please review our Candidate Information Booklet, available at 

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sex and genders.

Please apply by Sunday, 26 January 2020.

To view the Position Description, please click here: Download File 849494.pdf

If you require these documents, or any other documents on this website in an alternative format please contact or phone (03) 5327 9756.

All University positions delivering education and/or services to children must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). Please refer to the position description for WWCC requirements.

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