Payroll and Administration Officer (Sydney)

Combine your payroll processing experience with your administration skills in this varied role! The Payroll & Administration Officer is responsible for providing payroll and administration support to ensure the efficient functioning of the Human Resources and General Affairs Team as they work to support employees across Kumon Australia and New Zealand.  The bonus – you will build your career with us, within a supportive and collaborative work environment.

Your duties will include:

Payroll processing and reporting

  • Maintain payroll database, employee details, and payroll records
  • Process bi-monthly payroll for Australian staff and liaise with payroll agency to process monthly payroll for NZ staff
  • Support the preparation of monthly reconciliation journals, superannuation and payroll tax calculations and payments
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and information on request
  • Understand and apply Modern Awards and legislation

Travel Booking

  • Organise all aspects of travel bookings for staff including booking flights, accommodation and car hire
  • Support travel insurance claims

General Administration Support

  • Maintain up-to-date records
  • Maintain accurate staff information in SuccessFactors

General Operations Support

  • Liaise with building management and organise maintenance as required
  • Organise ordering of staff items and gifts as required
  • Support branch offices with general operations matters
  • Participate in team projects
  • Assist with organising company events such as Christmas party, team building, social activities

Employee Relations

  • Build strong working relationships with staff through the delivery of professional, accurate and responsive payroll and administrative support
  • Promptly and accurately respond to employee queries

What do you need to succeed in this role?

  • Tertiary qualification from a recognised university
  • Experience in payroll and administration
  • A professional and customer service orientation
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Good organisational, planning and prioritising skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills including good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Intermediate/advanced skills in Microsoft Office

This role is a hybrid working opportunity where you can work from home up to three days per week.

If you are interested in this role, please tell us why you think you’re the right person for this position and submit your cover letter and resume to


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