Jan 03, 2023

Payroll Officer

  • Bunzl Asia Pacific
  • Mulgrave VIC 3170, Australia
Human Resources

Job Description


As one of the world’s largest providers of distribution and outsourcing services across the Facilities Management, Specialist Healthcare, Industrial Safety, Food and Processing, and Hospitality sectors, the opportunities we provide our global team of some 22,000 talented people are endless. Ours is a culture of bringing out the best in people. And we do this with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, a firm commitment to training and development, and dedicated leaders who believe that every day is a new day to seize new opportunities.



We currently have an opportunity available for an experienced Payroll Officer in our Melbourne Human Resources team. You will work with a friendly, motivated team, to manage the payroll function across the various Bunzl business units operating throughout Australasia. 


Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 


  • Using MicroPay accurately complete all weekly, fortnightly, and monthly payroll calculations for designated groups on a timely basis.
  • Ensure compliance occurs with all legislative and statutory requirements about the payroll function. 
  • Every month raise and make payments for all payroll deductions including designated business units’ group tax, payroll tax, superannuation, and other payroll deductions.
  • Every month raise payroll journal entries for entry to each business’s general ledgers.  Maintain electronic interfaces with the general ledger.
  • Maintain electronic interface and approval processes for timesheets.
  • Maintain the ConnX system.
  • Manage payroll inquiries.
  • Provide management with monthly reports on annual leave, overtime, sick leave, employee numbers, and other relevant payroll and human resource information.
  • Assist the Payroll Manager with administration tasks as required.


To be considered for this role, the following skills and experience are required: 

  • Experience in payroll using MicroPay (Meridian) in a major corporation. Strong technical payroll knowledge. 
  • Experience in using ConnX. 
  • Demonstrative ability to manage and implement change. Willingness and desire to assist in human resources administration as well as payroll. 



Bunzl offers a broad and flexible range of benefits to our team including a profit share scheme for eligible employees, exclusive motor vehicle and health insurance products, travel and accommodation discounts, study assistance, well-being, and community programs, and access to discounted Bunzl products.



With an entrepreneurial spirit providing endless opportunities, we believe that together we can achieve anything. We believe that through diversity we build strength and stability and that the safety and security of our employees are not negotiable. Through innovation, we find solutions, with an entrepreneurial spirit providing endless opportunities, and we believe that together we can achieve anything. Investing in our local communities is the right thing to do, and here in APAC that investment is creating a sustainable environment for us and those who follow.



At Bunzl we believe that through diversity we build strength and support the principle of equality and diversity in employment. We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage, and civil partnerships. We believe that it is in the company’s best interests and those of all who work in it, to ensure that the human resources, talents, and skills available throughout the community are considered when employment opportunities arise. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.



At Bunzl, we believe that when you join our team, your potential is endless. Because at Bunzl… We believe in you! If you like the sound of this, then we want you on our team.

We are a Circle Back Platinum Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.

PLEASE NOTE: Resumes may be sent, and interviews may take place before the closure date for applications. To give yourself the best chance of selection, please apply as soon as possible.