Osborne Park

Business Unit:
Corporate Services

Position number/Pool
Ref number:

Work Type:
Permanent - Full Time

Closing Date:
2020-07-14 4:00 PM

- App Info Pack.pdf
- JDF.pdf

Senior Personnel Payroll Officer

Level 3, $71,896 - $77,717 pa, PSCSAA 2019

Join our inspired, inquisitive and capable team to deliver quality outcomes for Western Australians

The Department of Finance is a unique and innovative central government agency, influencing whole-of-government policy and strategy while also delivering a range of important services for the community. Through this blend of policy development and service delivery, Finance enables government to achieve cost-effective, quality outcomes for Western Australians.

Our values-based culture speaks to the heart of who we are, reflects how we go about our business and what we expect from our people.  Delivering successful outcomes through our values – inspiring and influential; passionate and committed; honest and respectful; and bold and innovative – is critical to the success of our Department.

The Department of Finance is an agile, productive, vibrant and safe workplace where people can make a real difference and advance their careers. We value diversity and foster an inclusive and collaborative work environment. Our employees are genuinely engaged and encouraged to think differently and work smarter.

We strongly believe in work-life balance and offer a range of flexible work arrangements. We are always looking to adopt new technologies that allow our employees to deliver better outcomes for our community and workplace. 

If you believe your values align and you want to be part of the future of Western Australia, there has never been a more exciting and opportune time for you to work at the Department of Finance.

About The Role:

The Senior Personnel Payroll Officer performs activities which contribute to the delivery of specialist payroll service on behalf of the Department of Finance and provides assistance to the Systems Administration Senior Officer which includes problem solving, system testing and data cleansing.

About You:

Our ideal candidate would bring their proven knowledge and experience within a personnel and payroll environment, coupled with the ability to analyse and identify solutions, and a high attention to detail when communicating with a variety of stakeholders in a fast-paced team environment.

If you are a self-motivated individual with a personnel and payroll background, ‘can do attitude’ and flexible work ethic with commitment to delivering the highest level of quality outcomes for our customers, this role is for you.

How to Apply:

If you think you have what it takes to be a part of our dynamic and forward-thinking team, submit the following in MS word or PDF format only:

  1. Resume outlining your current and previous experience and achievements.

  2. Covering letter of no more than two (2) pages outlining what you can bring to the role in the context of the following essential work-related requirements (outlined on page 3 of the attached JDF) and how your behaviour aligns to the Department’s Values:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, or experience in, maintaining personnel and payroll entitlements in a computerised HR Information System (HRIS) environment.
  • Ability to analyse and identify problems and provide resolution within a computerised HR Information Management System.

A clear demonstration of the Department’s Values throughout the selection process is a pre-requisite for all appointments.

You may need to provide documentation to substantiate claims regarding any qualifications listed on your covering letter and/or resume.

Please ensure you apply by the closing deadline as late and incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Further Job-Related Information:

Please contact Julie-Anne Bernsmann on (08) 6557 8123 for further information about the position (not to be contacted for Applicant Information Packs or assistance with lodging your application).

Please refer to the Applicant Information Pack and Job Description Form for full position details as these documents will assist you with the preparation of your application.

If you experience difficulties downloading these documents, please call (08) 6557 8111, select option 1 followed by option 2 and quote position number 00024929 to obtain an Applicant Information Pack. 

Currently there is one (1) permanent full-time position available for filling. Whilst this selection process will initially be used to appoint to this advertised vacancy, it may also be used to appoint to similar positions that may arise in the Agency within the next twelve (12) months on a full-time, part-time, permanent or fixed-term basis with the possibility of further extension(s) and/or permanency.