Payroll Officer

  • Full Time

Website Far North Community Services

About this Job


Far North Community Services Ltd. (Far North)  is a Not for Profit, registered NDIS provider based in and operating throughout the vast Kimberley region of WA.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a person wanting to join a growing organisation in the community services industry.  You will be exposed to all aspects of financial management and have an opportunity to improve your skills to further your career.

Living in the Kimberley Region
The Kimberley region offers one of the most diverse and breath taking landscapes in the world. Enjoy a swim in the crystal-clear ocean water and spot some whales, drive your car on the beach and watch the sunset with a locally brewed ginger beer. Explore boasting stunning rivers and incredible national parks, go for a camping and fishing trip up the famous Cape Leveque – you’ll never run out of places to explore and adventures to go on.


We are looking for a motivated payroll officer to join our Dynamic Finance Team .

The responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • All areas of payroll, including superannuation
  • maintaining employee entitlements including Annual Leave, Personal Leave, TOIL etc
  • monitoring of pay classifications within the SCHADS and HPSS award
  • Liaising with HR Advisors, roster coordinators and employees
  • processing employee reimbursements and deductions (including salary sacrifice)
  • review timesheets and process within the payroll system (Xero)
  • Responding to employee queries in a timely manner
  • Investigating and resolving payment discrepancies
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Providing backup for Accounts Receivable and Accounts payable and willingness to fill in during periods of staff leave
  • Working with the broader team and NDIS in relation to invoices, plan matters, service agreements, payments, and general enquiries, when required

What we’re looking for:

The successful applicant will be a values driven and goal orientated person who thrives in a fast pace environment. They will be a team player with outstanding time management and excellent communication skills.

Essential Requirements

  • Demonstrated previous experience in a Payroll position, processing end to end accounts
  • High level of proficiency with Xero or similar accounting software, Excel and Microsoft applications
  • Excellent Organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication and people skills
  • Willingness to learn and follow company procedures
  • Disability service industry experience or knowledge of TRACCS would be well regarded
  • A satisfactory National Police Clearance that is less than three months old.
  • Understanding of Awards

To qualify for shortlisting and interview your application must include your resume and a cover letter that includes a succinct paragraph with examples to demonstrate your ability for each essential criteria.


  • SCHADS Level 4 (above award rate)
  • Salary sacrificing and housing allowance
  • Relocation allowance
  • Supportive Finance team environment that values you and supports your development.

To apply, please send updated resume, cover letter (addressing selection criteria) to:

For further information, please contact Brooke Lane on: 0428 688 138

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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