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Payroll Specialist

Date: 03-Jun-2022

Search suburb or city: West Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3003

Company: Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

  • Customer focused, experienced Payroll Specialist with good Chris 21 knowledge
  • Permanent full time opportunity 
  • Melbourne location with WFH flexibility


This is your opportunity to find a life-giving purpose

As an organisation our purpose is simple: to give life. It’s at the centre of everything we do. As part of the Lifeblood team, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to this life-giving purpose and grow your career. We’re committed to ensuring you have the ability to innovate, learn new skills, and embrace new challenges – all while making a difference in the lives of countless others.  


Lifeblood has an inspiring opportunity for you

This role will perform accurate & timely calculation of salaries, wages and entitlements as well as the maintenance of records and distribution of payroll reporting. The person in this role will be comfortable with all end to end areas of Chris21 and will need to run fortnightly pay runs. You’ll provide expert knowledge show drive and passion to progress yourself and the role. Sound interesting? Here’s what we’re looking for;


  • Excellent customer service skills, able to build strong working relationships
  • End to end Payroll experience in a medium to large organisation with multiple enterprise agreements
  • Strong Chris21 experience with confidence across all areas of the system
  • An enthusiastic, self-motivated and pro-active team player that is driven by challenge and thrives on accountability
  • Proficiency with a time & attendance system preferably Time Target
  • A strong up-to-date working knowledge on the calculations & treatment of terminations, redundancies or special events


This is a permanent, full time opportunity and you will report directly into the Payroll & Operations Manager. This role is based in our Melbourne office with the ability to work from home for portions of the week.


Thrive in a diverse culture that cares for your wellbeing

At Lifeblood, we welcome different perspectives and backgrounds and we’re proud to foster an environment where people can come together to achieve their very best. That’s why we don’t believe in one-size-fits-all – especially when it comes to your wellbeing. Every employee is unique and we’ve developed a range of initiatives to look after the varying needs of all our people.


As part of the Lifeblood team you’ll have access to a generous salary packaging program, plus a great range of rewards like discounts on insurance, groceries, food & beverage, department stores, travel, and more.


Excited to join us? Apply now and discover a career filled with life-giving possibilities.


Next steps

When it comes to recruitment we like to move fast, this means we progress suitable candidates through the hiring process as soon as we can. You’ll hear from us with an outcome after your application has been reviewed and assessed.


If your application is suitable but the role is filled prior to the advertising close date, you can rest assured that we will keep in touch and consider you for the next similar opportunity.


If selected, you’ll be required to complete a number of background checks — don’t worry, we’ll help you through this process.


For further details on this position please contact Kollyann Thim on 


Our facilities are Covid-19 safe places

Click here to learn how we're protecting donors, volunteers, patients and our people.

We encourage all of our employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and a number of states have mandated that Lifeblood employees must be vaccinated to perform work for us. Please make sure that you are able to comply with these government requirements, or have the appropriate medical exemption information available.


While we appreciate all interest in our business, we won’t engage with or accept candidates from agencies or consulting firms on this occasion.