Human Resources & Payroll Officer - Sydney

  • Posting Date: 08-08-2019
  • Vacancy number: 22590

We are a global financial services firm with activities in over 25 countries and 85 of the world’s securities exchanges.  We offer a broad range of products and services to professional market participants. We have offices around the world and have been operating in Sydney since 1998. Our other main offices are located in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, London, Amsterdam and Chicago. We are seeking a Human Resources & Payroll Officer to join our Human Resources team.   Reporting to the Head of Human Resources this position is responsible for the monthly outsourced payroll and will support HR activities by managing HR processes, respond to queries and develop relationships with the local team as well as international colleagues. If you are a Payroll Officer with human resources experience looking to develop and grow your generalist human resources experience this may be the role for you. KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Payroll.  Manage the monthly payroll processing and reporting using the services of our outsourced provider.  This includes some expat administration.  As a core responsibility this represents approximately a quarter of the role.
  • HRIS management.  Become the SME for the newly implemented HRIS system and ensure data integrity whilst maximising the potential for improved reporting and analysis. 
  • Recruitment and Selection.  Provide support in sourcing candidates from job advertisement and screening, through to pre-employment checks and offer.
  • Manage the on-boarding process.
  • Completion of monthly and quarterly HR reporting.
  • Provide general HR administrative support; work visa application process, procedures and policies maintenance, as well as supporting HR projects as they arise.
  • Work Health Safety.  Be the WHS representative by scheduling the regular meetings and ensuring we are fulfilling our responsibilities in this area.


  • A comprehensive understanding of Payroll processes is required.  Expat administration knowledge desirable but not essential.
  • Experience in using SAP systems will be highly regarded.
  • Relevant qualifications or Degree. 
  • Around 5 years’ relevant experience.
  • Articulate in IT systems.
  • Attention to detail, organised, self-driven and independent.
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to the needs of a dynamic business environment whilst working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Effective communications and good analytical skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 ABN AMRO fosters a working environment for people who want to achieve something in life.  We make a difference with our expert employees, who are driven by a desire to continue developing. We attract people who take their job and their talents very seriously, and in return we give employees the responsibility and the scope to excel in their role.  You will be working with a group of people who have the same drive and vision, but whose backgrounds and experience are as diverse as those of our clients. We are looking for an exceptional candidate who has a professional approach, excellent communication skills and is motivated to develop and grow in a role with coaching from a senior professional. In return, we will offer you an attractive remuneration package, and the opportunity to work in a progressive and innovative working environment.  If this is what you are looking for, please apply and outline in your cover letter,how your experience fits the above criteria. Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.  Applicants will only be contacted if they are successful for an interview.