Opera Australia regularly advertises job vacancies in such as areas as artist management, orchestral management, music and language coaching, technical support, manufacturing, general administration, and education.
All advertised positions are placed on this Opera Australia website. Positions are usually advertised on ArtsHub, and often on sites such as Seek but less frequently in the press. For some jobs, professional association newsletters are also used to get the word out about vacant positions.
Opera Australia is undergoing an exciting period of growth and change, and is looking for a highly experienced Payroll Manager to join the finance team. This role will be responsible for the accurate and timely processing of payroll expenses, superannuation and taxes. The role requires intimate and up-to-date knowledge of Opera Australia’s multiple Enterprise Agreements and payroll-related tax liabilities to ensure compliance with relevant awards and legal requirements. The Payroll Manager reports to the Finance Director and works closely with Human Resources and other stakeholders in business areas to provide payroll support and reporting. This position will also be involved with the successful implementation of the new payroll system and processes.
Our ideal candidate will have at least 5 years experience as a payroll manager, with experience in an organisation with complex award arrangements and allowances. Excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy are paramount, coupled with managerial experience, project implementation knowledge/experience, analytical skills, and a proven ability to work under pressure and to deadlines. Prior knowledge with Meridian payroll software is essential, with experience in iChris/Chris21 desirable.
In return for your excellent performance, you will be rewarded with fantastic development opportunities, a great work culture, several on-the-job perks, and a good work-life balance.
Only applicants with full Australian working rights are eligible for this position.