Fixed-Term Payroll Lead


We are seeking an exceptional person to provide leadership and focus to the payroll area of Council for an 8 month term. To be the successful applicant you will need a comprehensive knowledge of computer based payroll systems (Council currently uses Affinity), report writing, current legislative knowledge including the New Zealand Holidays Act and have an intermediate level of proficiency in Word and Excel.  It is also desirable you have a sound level of financial skills. 

As the successful candidate you will display a solid Payroll background and a willingness to provide confidential professional payroll support. This is a demanding position and experience in a similar role is essential.  This role is not only dynamic but fast paced and would suit a self starter who is naturally passionate about payroll.    

To be successful in this position you must be well organised, have good time management skills, with the ability to multi task and meet deadlines. You will also need to have strong organisational skills, excellent communication skills, a demonstrated use of initiative, maturity, and a ‘can-do’ attitude and the ability to be one step ahead.  Above all, you will have a customer service ethic that is second to none. 

Additional qualities we are looking for include enthusiasm, the ability to remain calm under pressure, professional integrity and a good sense of humour! 

Te Kaunihera o nga Roto o Rotorua (Rotorua Lakes Council) is committed to working in partnership with Te Arawa, our local iwi.  We aspire to being a bicultural organisation and we value staff who speak te reo Maori, have an appreciation of Maori values, and a working knowledge of tikanga Maori. 

Think you’re up for the challenge? Check out the details and send us your application now!.

Applications close: 6 January 2019

Fixed Term

Job no: TG30863

Location: Rotorua

Closing Date: Sunday, 6 January 2019