Medtronic Payroll & HRIS Officer in Sydney, Australia

Payroll & HRIS Officer


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Requisition #:


Post Date:

May 16, 2017

Main Purpose:

  • Ensure the integrity of all PeopleSoft data at all times, throughout the employee’s life cycle.

  • Via an outsourced payroll provider, prepare and pay wages and salaries, maintain related records and perform end of month accounting functions.

  • Manage all facets of the personnel files to ensure they are up to date and complete.

  • Assist with payroll related benefit plans such as superannuation, salary continuance and health insurance.

  • To ensure that the Company’s agreed quality standards are maintained with regard to its products, procedures, policies, operations and customer contact.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Maintain data on Medtronic’s human resources information system (HRIS) Peoplesoft and the payroll system.

  • Manage the interface between Peoplesoft and the outsourced payroll system.

  • Ensure personnel records are maintained to meet employee, organization and statutory requirements and entitlements, including leave records, time sheets and related information.

  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly NZ and Australian payroll; liaise with payroll service provider to ensure timely and accurate payroll processing.

  • Ensure timely payment of NZ PAYE Tax liabilities.

  • Answer pay and employee entitlement related questions

  • Arrange timely payment of superannuation, Life and Health Insurance premiums.

  • Prepare HR reports for corporate and local management as requested.

  • Assist HR representative with HR related projects as requested

  • Be able to backfill the Senior payroll officer during times of leave or absence

  • Ensure a safe working environment in accordance with the relevant Occupational Heath and Safety (OHS) legislation.

  • Work within and actively promote Medtronic’s core mission, corporate strategies, policies, procedures and Code of Conduct.


  • High degree of confidentiality required

  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills

  • Numerical aptitude

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Customer focused

  • Can work autonomously but is also a team player

  • Self motivated and positive

  • Outgoing and friendly

  • “can do” attitude

  • Professional presentation

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Minimum 3 years practical payroll experience.

  • Previous payroll experience in a sales organization preferred.

  • Computer literacy including sound knowledge of the MS Office suite of software.

  • Model Medtronic Leadership Expectations Behaviours:

  • Shape : Committed to being experts in what we do, with a clear vision of where we are going and the plan to get there - Thinks critically and makes sound decisions by engraining “patients, people and profits” as the way we prioritize drive decision making

  • Engage : Partner with others knowing that diverse talent, skills perspectives lead to better outcomes – foster an environment of diversity, inclusion and engagement.

  • Innovate : Bold thinker who creates new ideas and bring out best solutions forward to benefit out patients, and customers – generate breakthrough ideas by creating an environment that supports experimentation, and responsible risk taking

  • Achieve : We do what we say we are going to do, delivering results with the highest standards – drive accountability, start by establishing your personal brand, for delivering results.

  • Sound working knowledge of OHS / Risk Management / Workers Compensation legislation and Principles.

  • Sound working knowledge of EEO and anti-discrimination legislation and principles.