Payroll Officer (fixed term), Palmerston North

Palmerston North


  • Do you pride yourself on providing exceptional solutions for every customer every time?
  • Do you want to make a high value impact in a cohesive and hardworking team?
  • This is a three month fixed term role

Our support office based in Palmerston North requires a payroll expert to assist our busy finance team for a fixed term period of three months.  We seek someone with considerable payroll experience, who is methodical and enjoys interacting with people.

This role is crucial with the purpose of this position being responsible for the preparation, input and processing of payroll for 400 staff. Other various tasks include liaising with staff and management on payroll related queries, and ensuring security, confidentiality and integrity of all personnel records.

You will need a sound understanding of the requirements of the Employment Relations Act 2000 and the Holidays Act 2003, and good knowledge of general accounting principles is desirable but not essential.

You’ll work with a wide variety of internal customers, while being supported by a highly collaborative team.  We pride ourselves on providing exceptional solutions for every customer every time so we are looking for someone who can help us make this happen.

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Experience of payroll management
  • Experience with Datacom preferred
  • Proven ability to grasp new systems and processes quickly
  • Ability to maintain high levels of data integrity and accuracy
  • Demonstrated skill in MS Word & Excel
  • Exceptional communication skills

C B Norwood Distributors Limited is a leading tractor and machinery distribution group and represents a portfolio of global brands through separate operating divisions throughout NZ.  Norwood showcases three national dealer networks which include 18 company owned retail farm machinery centres.  Established in 1948, we have grown to be one of the best known names in New Zealand agriculture and today we supply one in every three tractors sold.

Make it happen with us, apply now as we want to fill this role fast!

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