Senior Payroll and Systems Officer

Website Swan Christian Education Association

Swan Christian Education Association, WA (SCEA) exists to be a thriving system of interdependent Christian schools in Australia that are inspired by the mission initiated by Jesus Christ to equip and empower those we serve to experience life in all of its fullness.

Our mission is to empower and equip children and young people to flourish in life, by welcoming them into our schools that are shaped by Christian faith and values.

For nearly forty years SCEA has been a part of the Christian educational community of Perth since its humble beginnings in Midland in 1982.  Today, Swan Christian Education Association (SCEA) is a not-for-profit association with nearly 4,000 students, more than 500 staff and seven schools across the Perth metropolitan area.

The Role

The successful applicant will be responsible for overseeing, in consultation with the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and the SCEA Finance Team, an end-to-end payroll service for SCEA staff across our seven schools and the SCEA Office.  The role also involves administration of the Association’s payroll software, MYOB PayGlobal, and recruitment software, Big Red Sky. This is a senior position within the HR team and is full-time (FTE 1.0).

The HR Team

The HR Team supports our schools in ensuring that staff are paid correctly and on time, as well as staff record keeping, workers compensation, advertising/recruitment, staff development, industrial relations and HR policies and procedures. The team also manages Employee Self Service (ESS), a web-based platform that allows staff to access their payroll and leave information and maintains their personal details; and Big Red Sky, our recruitment software package.

What we can offer you

1. Additional Leave entitlements: 4 weeks plus 3 days over Christmas/New Year.
2. A competitive salary: Level 6 as per the SCEA Support Staff Enterprise Agreement.
3. Salary Packaging.
4. Free onsite parking.
5. Employee Assistance Program.
6. Income Protection Cover.

The Selection Process
Your application should consist of:

1. a covering letter including statements addressing the selection criteria.

2. a resume.

The successful applicant must have a valid Working with Children Check and Department of Education and Training Criminal History Check or be willing to apply for these checks prior to commencing employment.

For any further queries, please contact the CHRO by emailing, or by phone 08 9274 6411.

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