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HRIS/Payroll Officer

  • Do you enjoy working with systems and data?
  • Do you have experience in high volume payroll processing?
  • Full time permanent – 35 hours per week
  • Join a supportive and dedicated HR team
  • Winner of the HRD Bronze Employer Choice Award for work-life balance
  • Great employee benefits on offer including free access to all UQ Sport facilities!

UQ Sport

At UQ Sport, we are firm believers that work shouldn’t be dull and boring. Our team is passionate about creating an awesome culture that promotes work-life balance, health and wellbeing, and most importantly, fun!

We are proud to work at UQ Sport, and it shows in the exceptional work we do! Our not-for-profit organisation delivers almost 400 diverse programs to University of Queensland students, staff and alumni, as well as the general public, across UQ’s St Lucia and Gatton campuses.

We are regarded as one of Australia’s leading employers – Human Resources Director (HRD) Magazine awarded us a Bronze Medal in its 2016 ‘Employer of Choice’ Survey – and with good reason!

We offer flexible working conditions, extensive learning opportunities and a wide range of staff benefits (ones that’ll make your friends jealous) to our squad of more than 70 permanent staff, and over 250 casuals!

The Role

UQ Sport is seeking a detail-oriented HRIS/Payroll Officer to join our small and friendly HR team.

Reporting to the HR Manager, this role is responsible for the day to day management of HR Information Systems (HRIS), running the fortnightly payroll function, and providing general support to the HR team as required.

This rewarding role will see you working on improving integration across a number of parallel HRIS or payroll systems.

Duties and responsibilities

In this role you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the HRIS applications across the employee lifecycle ensuring accuracy and data integrity across parallel systems. Your system experience will see you effectively providing system support, including employee data management, systems training and communication, and system optimisation.

In this role, you will take ownership of end-to-end payroll processing, ensuring compliance with applicable legislation and best practises.

You will also provide overall support to the HR function and assist with the administration of recruitment activities, learning and development initiatives, and the delivery of all staff social events.

Qualifications, skills and experience

You will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in end-to-end payroll processing, preferably handling high volume payroll (300+ employees) and possess a minimum Cert IV in Human Resources or related discipline. High-level proficiency with Excel and HRIS is required while previous exposure to Sage and/or RITEQ (time attendance system) will put you ahead of the rest.

You will be process-driven and thrive on structure with an excellent eye for detail. You are proactive in identifying system/process improvements and display a service-oriented attitude. Success will be achieved through your excellent organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines. Your exceptional interpersonal skills and welcoming personality will see you integrate well with our team and culture.


  • FREE access to all UQ Sport venues
  • FREE entry to group fitness programs
  • Discount on a range of UQ Sport offerings
  • Access to fully subsidised income protection
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Annual Leave Loading (17.5%)
  • Superannuation (10%)
  • Additional paid leave over the Christmas break

How to apply

Closing date has been extended to Tuesday, 21 May 2019. As a part of your application, please include a covering letter outlining how you meet the essential requirements as listed in the position description. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

For further information regarding this role, please contact Jakub Toporek, HR Manager on JakubT@uqsport.com.au.


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