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Payroll Officer

Culture Amp

Culture Amp

Accounting & Finance
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

Join us on our mission to make a better world of work.

Culture Amp is the world’s leading employee experience platform, revolutionizing how 25 million employees across more than 6,500 companies create a better world of work. Culture Amp empowers companies of all sizes and industries to transform employee engagement, drive performance management, and develop high-performing teams. Powered by people science and the most comprehensive employee dataset in the world, the most innovative companies including Canva, On, Asana, Dolby, McDonalds and Nasdaq depend on Culture Amp every day.

Culture Amp is backed by leading capital venture funds and has offices in the US, UK, Germany and Australia. Culture Amp has been recognized as one of the world’s top private cloud companies by Forbes and most innovative companies by Fast Company.

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How you can help make a better world of work

Culture Amp is currently looking for a Payroll Officer, a new and exciting role that has recently opened up within our Finance Team due to the company’s fast growth, the increasing number of employees we’re looking to hire and expand into new regions globally. You will be involved in multiple aspects of payroll for our Australian and international entities, assisting with the preparation and processing of our semi-monthly and monthly global payrolls.

As part of this team of amazing humans,

You will

  • Prepare and process our global payroll for 750, and growing, employee count, ensuring compliance with local legislation.
  • Maintain payroll masterfiles within ADP to ensure employee changes are captured correctly.
  • Prepare calculation sheets & schedules, payroll tax filings and other compliance requirements as needed.
  • Prepare GL upload files and assist with Balance sheet & P&L reconciliations
  • Partner closely with our People & Experience and IT teams to ensure ad hoc changes to payroll are captured and processed correctly in payroll.
  • Respond timely to employee inquiries on payroll related matters and assist with various payroll reporting and analysis.

You have

  • Minimum 2-3 years of proven experience processing Australian & New Zealand payroll. If you also have experience in the UK and/or the US, that would be great!
  • Experience using ADP Payforce and strong Excel skills (VLookups, SUMifs, Pivot tables and other formulas).
  • Understanding of accounting, taxation and finance concepts as it relates to payroll, or a willingness to learn this.

You are

  • Highly organised with the ability to work independently, as well as the ability to work collaboratively with team members based on a different time zone (US East Coast based), and with the wider Finance team based in Melbourne.
  • Adaptable to a fast paced and changing work environment while remaining detail focused with a high level of accuracy.
  • Enthusiastic, strong work ethic and motivated to learn.
  • Able to be flexible with your working hours to ensure sufficient / maximum crossover with the US/UK.

We believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our success. We're committed to fostering a work environment that truly cares for and develops its people, and creates lasting positive impact. In addition to providing a competitive compensation package, some of the key benefits we offer are:

  • Employee Share Options Program: We empower you to be an owner in Culture Amp and share in our success
  • Programs, coaching, and budgets to help you thrive personally and professionally
  • Access to external providers for mental wellbeing and coaching support to sustain the wellbeing, safety and development of our people
  • Monthly Camper Life Allowance: An automatic allowance paid out each month with your pay - you can spend it however you like to help improve your experience and life outside work
  • Team budgets dedicated to team building activities and connection
  • Intentional quarterly wellbeing pauses: A quarterly company-wide shutdown day in each region to to collectively pause, reset and focus on restoration and rest, without having to tap into individual vacation time
  • Extended year-end breaks: An extended refresh period at the end of year
  • Excellent parental leave and in work support program available from day 1 of joining Culture Amp
  • 5 Social Impact Days a year to make a positive impact on the community outside of work
  • MacBooks for you to do your best & a work from home office budget to spend on setting up your home office
  • Medical insurance coverage for you and your family (Available for US & UK only)

Additionally, we don't just focus on our internal community; we believe in creating a better world of work for all. We're committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with Employee Resource Groups and ally communities in place.

We have a strong commitment to Anti-Racism, and endeavor to lead by example. Every step we make as a business towards anti-racism is another step we can take to support our customers in making a better world (of work). You can see our current commitments to Anti-Racism here.

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Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria – unlike majority candidates meeting significantly fewer requirements.

We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested: we'd love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience!

Thank you for taking the time to read this advert. If you decide to apply, as part of your application, we will ask you to complete voluntary diversity questions (excluding Germany). Please watch this video from our amazing DEI Leader, Aubrey Blanche to share more on why we collect the data and how we will use it.

If you require reasonable accommodations or adjustments to complete the online application or to participate in the interview process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.