Payroll Specialist

Date:  May 20, 2023

Derrimut, VIC, AU, 3030

Company:  Vista

On site with flexibility! Derrimut location

Vista Austrlaia has made AFR's Top 10 Best Places to Work list for the 2nd year running!


Who Is Vista?

As an e-commerce powerhouse, Vista is a dynamic organisation that maintains an exciting, entrepreneurial culture. With founder Robert Keane as CEO, we’ve renewed our focus on empowering and helping small businesses. To do this, we create customer value (and delight) through accessible and cutting-edge technology. We thrive on providing opportunities for exploration, collaboration, innovation and growth – for both our customers and our team. Come join us on our journey together!

About The Role:

Our Manufacturing teams prototype our products and ensure that what we produce is nothing short of world-class. Whether you prefer mechanics or electronics, our production floors offer some of the most advanced technology in modern manufacturing. Within this innovative environment where teamwork and diverse thinking helps us solve exciting problems, our manufacturing teams are a great place to take your career to the next level.


We are seeking a best-in-class Payroll Specialist to own the end to end payroll processing for our teams across Australia. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Payroll Specialist looking to challenge themselves in a dynamic environment by driving positive change and optimisation across the payroll space. The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for providing technical payroll support and ensuring correct award and legislative interpretation, driving process improvement whilst also supporting our finance team with a range finance related activities including month end, assistance with tax related matters and audit functions for entities managed by the Australian Finance Team.

Our Australian manufacturing site is located in the convenient location of Derrimut, west of Melbourne. 


What you will be doing:

  • End to end payroll processing including balancing and reporting, new hires, and termination processing (1x fortnightly and 2x monthly payrolls)
  • Manage Time and Attendance system to ensure accurate recording and approval for permanent employees and labour hire
  • Build rapport with internal stakeholders and maintain positive relationship with external stakeholders
  • Provide training, follow ups and timely information on payroll and labour related matters
  • Ensure compliance with tax, superannuation, Payroll Tax, WorkCover and other payroll related obligations including compliance with local enterprise agreement
  • Process accounting entries for payroll and labour accruals such as employee entitlements and month end true ups of contracted labour
  • Assist and backup end of month, and year end processing
  • Provide accounting support for preparation of FBT, GST, income tax and audit activities.


What you will bring:

  • 5+ years experience in payroll, and time and attendance systems
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Experience using Sage Micropay and Kronos time and attendance preferred but not essential
  • Solid grasp of accounting basics
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Proficiency in SAP and database a bonus
  • Excellent communication skills


Why Vista?
At Vista, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team that reflects the communities in which we operate. We want people to feel like they belong and can bring their whole selves to work. Our aim is to continue to foster a collaborative environment with a keen focus on innovation, growth and ownership.

Some of our Perks:

  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Holistic 24/7 Wellbeing support for you and your family
  • Onsite Physio Program
  • Focus Fridays / Recharge Fridays 
  • Birthday leave
  • An inclusive way of working through our Vista Behaviours
  • An entrepreneurial culture
  • Purchased leave
  • Focussed time for learning & development
  • Flexible ways of working


We’re an inclusive community.

We believe in the unique contributions of everyone within a diverse, global organization. We work together to empower each other, creating a space in which each of us can spark our next great idea.


We’re growing. That means you can too.

We’re becoming the expert design and marketing partner to small businesses, we’re passionate about what we want to achieve. So we leverage our growth to support your ambitions and help you achieve your career goals.


We’re serious about sustainability.

When you join us, you’ll play a role in our commitment to dramatically reduce our environmental footprint. Not only have we eliminated 49,000 tonnes of greenhouse gases since FY17, but we’re also supporting responsible forestry and scaling our use of green technology to further cut our emissions every day


Equal Opportunity Employer

Vista, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. 

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