Payroll Administrator

Invercargill, New Zealand

Reference: 6032261

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary based on the candidate's skills and experience
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee discounts
  • Fully subsidised health insurance after 12 months service
  • Training and development
  • Staff referral scheme
  • Long service benefits

About us:

HWR is a thriving family-owned and operated company proudly cemented in Southland. With a family of brands operating across New Zealand and Australia to deliver Ready Mix Concrete, Rural & Specialised Transport, Fuel & Lubricants, Contracting, and Waste services, and a strong appetite for further growth, there is no shortage of career advancement opportunities.

Our busy team of five currently process payroll for approximately 2200 staff across 30 companies within the Group. Payrolls are processed weekly, fortnightly and monthly, and range in complexity from simple to complex Awards. We report to numerous internal and external stakeholders from General and Joint-Venture Management, Financial Controllers and Accountants, to the IRD, ACC and Unions.

You will bring:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A methodical and organised approach with good time management
  • Excellent communication and a great sense of humour
  • The ability to work independently and accurately
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • An adaptable attitude, openness to change and not afraid of a challenge

Your technical background will include:

  • 3+ years payroll experience - experience with large companies and understanding of complex award interpretation an advantage
  • Sound knowledge of NZ employment legislation and statutory obligations
  • Excellent computer literacy - experience using MS Outlook, Word and Excel is essential
  • Experience with Pay Global would be of benefit but full training will be provided
  • NZPPA or equivalent payroll qualification of benefit
  • Experience with Collective agreements an advantage
  • Experience preparing Employment Agreements an advantage

If you are ready to thrive as a part of a leading team, apply now!


Applications Close: 26 Aug 2022


For more information on our company, visit: https://www.hwr.co.nz