Finance and Payroll Officer

Job Title: Finance and Payroll Officer
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Newcastle
Reference: 864437
Contact Name: Olivia Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 30, 2024 11:45

Job Description

  • Join an iconic not-for-profit that changes lives every day

  • Work with a passionate and engaged team in a flexible working environment

  • Enjoy fantastic benefits where your employer truly supports you to succeed

About the Organisation

Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service is a not-for-profit organisation providing world-class aeromedical, search and rescue services to those in need 24/7. The Service has nearly 50 years of proud history, and operates from three bases in NSW (Tamworth, Belmont, Lismore) in addition to the Head Office and deep level maintenance facility based in Broadmeadow (Newcastle) NSW.

The Benefits:

  • NFP Salary Sacrificing

  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

  • Great work/life balance

  • Access to a range of wellness initiatives including Fitness Passport Membership

  • Supportive and vibrant company culture.

About the Role:

Our client Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service is seeking an experienced Finance and Payroll professional to join their Finance team based in Broadmeadow, NSW. If you've got a knack for numbers and a passion for precision, this is the role for you! You'll be the go-to person for the payroll functions and champion this through the Service’s Employment Hero Payroll and HR platforms. Additionally, you will provide finance support and be accountable for various finance related tasks and actions within this dynamic team.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure payroll transactions are processed accurately and on time, in compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements;

  • Complete daily transaction reconciliations including banking activities, via SAP and CRM database, including discrepancies management;

  • Assistance with monthly workpapers and reconciliations for month end financial reporting, including but not limited to merchandise, flying hours, event and fixed asset reconciliations;

  • Support the Accountant and Financial Controller with additional activities as required;

  • Provide timely communication within the Finance department and to other departments if/when required with completion of accounts receivable invoicing.

About You:

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A minimum of 2-4 years of experience within a similar position processing high volume payroll (150 + employees);

  • A working knowledge of finance systems including SAP. Knowledge of Employment Hero would be highly regarded;

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, in particular Excel;

  • Exemplary attention to detail together with the ability to use your initiative to identify effective and efficient ways of completing tasks and solve problems;

  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills, and the ability to manage competing priorities;

  • A current NSW Driver's licence;

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please click "apply for this job" to submit your covering letter and CV. To access a copy of the Success Profile pack, including a full position description, please click here.

Alternatively, please contact Olivia Evans on or 02 4927 2025 or Natalie Doolan on or 02 4927 2035 for a confidential discussion.

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