Payroll Officer

Type: Permanent



Based within our Production Centre in Sydney, the Payroll Officer is responsible for the day-to-day processing and reconciliation of staff payroll and staff leave, on-boarding new staff, assist with the management of overtime timesheets, managing payroll enquiries, and generating payroll reports on a monthly and ad hoc basis.  The Payroll Officer will also assist with weekly freelancers’ payroll where required. The role will require the individual to perform an array of functions, as outlined below. The role will require the person to have a good work ethic, attention to detail and an ability to think on their feet.

This is a full-time role based in Artarmon, Sydney, providing an opportunity to kick-start a career in a busy broadcast and entertainment environment.


Gravity Media exists to create world-class content that inspires and excites. Our 500 people serve clients in all markets, from sport and media to news and entertainment, working all over the world from bases in the UK, Australia, USA, France, Germany and Qatar.

We are driven by client service excellence. We’re always looking and listening, keeping up with the latest broadcast innovations – or pioneering them. Above all, we channel our energy into maintaining our reputation for flawless execution, deep technical expertise, and efficient delivery. Due to continued growth, an opportunity has arisen for a Payroll Officer to join our team in our Production Centre in Sydney.


We use the collective power of our people and resources to capture, craft and create – putting our clients at the centre of our universe. We are expert, innovative and reliable; a guiding force in a complex world. It’s what we bring together that sets us apart.


  • Prepare and process staff payroll accurately and in a timely manner;
  • Maintain and update staff database on a regular basis;
  • On-board new staff accurately and in a timely manner;
  • Maintain staff overtime timesheets;
  • Process and reconcile staff leave on a regular basis;
  • Process and reconcile superannuation and child support payment;
  • Generate monthly and ad hoc payroll and leave reports;
  • Assist with weekly freelancers’ payroll;
  • Assist the production managers with freelancers’ payroll inquiries;
  • Maintain payroll filing and archiving as necessary;
  • Assist the finance team with other duties as required.


  • Keen attention to detail
  • High accuracy in data entry
  • Intermediate to advance excel skill a must
  • Good communicator – both spoken and written
  • Minimum 2 years of payroll processing experience preferred
  • ADP experience preferred but not essential

In return, we will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful applicant, and a chance to work for a global leader in broadcast solutions!


Gravity Media is a brand-new company with a 30-year pedigree, formed by the coming together of four established broadcast and production houses. Operating across six countries worldwide, with a team of over 500 people, we’re always on the lookout for great new talent. Our teams come from all walks of life but have one thing in common: a passion for the industry and a dedication to customer service. So, if you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding career in broadcast and entertainment, we’d love to talk to you.

Gravity Media is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.