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551311 - Payroll Clerk

Description

Prepares payroll and related records for employee salaries and statutory record-keeping purposes.

Skill Level

4

Alternative Titles

    • Pay Clerk
    • Payroll Officer

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 5513 Payroll Clerks

Description

prepare payrolls and related records for employee salaries and statutory record-keeping purposes.

Tasks

    • creating files for new employees to record payroll data
    • maintaining and updating files for existing employees to record information such as employee
    • contact details, leave taken, overtime, promotions, transfers, tax deductions, health insurance payments and superannuation
    • preparing payroll data from time sheets and other payroll and personnel records
    • processing payment of wages and salaries
    • issuing and recording adjustments to employees' pay
    • interpreting industrial awards
    • providing information to employees and managers about payroll matters such as tax issues, benefits and deductions
    • finalising files and arrangements when employees retire, resign or transfer
    • may be involved in maintaining superannuation and other deduction and contribution records

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group

    • 551311 Payroll Clerk

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