Payroll Officer - ACC

New Zealand Police

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Update day: 30-07-2022

Location: Wellington - other Wellington

Category: Accounting / Auditing


Job type: Full time

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Company description:

New Zealand Police is working with the community to make New Zealanders be safe and feel safe. With over 13,000 staff, we provide policing services 24 hours a day, every day. We operate by land, sea and air, manage over 860,000 emergency calls a year and are always actively preventing crime and crashes.

We’re working towards specific goals and targets that highlight our intent to work collaboratively with iwi and communities, other government sectors and business partners to deliver ‘Our Business’ and achieve long-term change.

Job description:

Payroll Officer, it starts with you!

  • Based at Police National Headquarters, Wellington
  • Band C (Salary from $50,633)
  • 12 month Fixed Term
  • JR 2208281

Locally Advertised Vacancy

About the role

New Zealand Police is seeking a Payroll Officer to be part of our busy centralised Payroll Team located at Police National Headquarters in Wellington. We are looking for an agile team member who can hit the ground running and support NZ Police in the delivery of accurate and timely payroll services.

You will be working with a hard-working and enthusiastic team who are part of a high performing People Group function. Your role will cover a range of administrative tasks across payroll with no two days being the same. You must be able to build relationships within the payroll department as well as across the wider Police Whanau, be self-motivated, organised and have fantastic attention to detail.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Using SAP to manage [link removed]payroll requests
  • Being able to work across three different systems
  • Assess and prioritise tasks assigned in a timely and effective manner
  • Ensure data is entered accurately and in accordance with procedures [link removed]and legislation
  • Contribute to continuous improvement
  • Liaise with a range of workgroups along with various levels of staff

What you’ll bring

Being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others while focusing on the below

  • Ability to produce accurate work, under pressure, and willingness to work as part of a team
  • Good numeracy, verbal and written communication skills
  • Approach tasks, challenges and difficulties in a positive and energetic manner
  • Knowledge of relevant employment legislation, including but not limited to the Holidays Act, the Employment Relations Act, the Wages Protection Act and the Privacy Act is preferred but not essential
  • Ideally some background in NZ payroll processing or alike
  • Working in end-to-end payroll systems

This role is set at an Individual Contributor level: this means your key purpose is to deliver or enable others to deliver "Our Business".

We will ask you questions based on "How we will deliver Our Business - Core Competencies" and the appropriate role level, i.e. Individual Contributor. For more information on Our Core Competencies, please copy and paste this URL: [link removed].

These questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time. For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL: [link removed]

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About us

Our mission is to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing. Our vision is to be the safest country. Our purpose is to ensure everybody can be safe and feel safe.

Working Flexibly

Your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We’re open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.

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How to apply

Please note: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police Careers page: [link removed] to apply for this position.

If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit an application form and a CV. Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken. For further information on the application process, please copy and paste this URL: [link removed]

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact

Applications close Thursday 16th June 2022

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