Payroll Officer

Reference: CDLD26102022
Type: Permanent


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Payroll Officer  to join the team in our Production Centre in Sydney.  Gravity Media is a brand-new company with a 30-year pedigree, formed by the coming together of four established broadcast and production houses: Gearhouse Broadcast, HyperActive Broadcast, Input Media and Chief Entertainment. 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.

Role Overview

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.

This is a full-time role based in Artarmon, Sydney.

Role Responsibilities

  • 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.

Skills & Experience 

  • 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