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Payroll Officer

Date:  Jun 8, 2024

Wacol, QLD, AU, 4076

Req ID:  29939
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

About you:


You love your job but don’t see room for growth or progression.  


Your next role will serve as the ideal platform to launch your payroll career.  


You’re looking for an opportunity that is underpinned by the day to day transactional, yet gives you exposure to remuneration & benefits, new software system implementation and other exciting payroll projects.  


You’ve had a few years of high-volume payroll experience and know you’re a payroll officer at heart. Applying accuracy and attention to detail to each pay run is your forte.  


You’re a resourceful problem solver, an inclusive team player and subject matter expert. 



About the role:

Reporting to the Remuneration & Benefits Manager, you’ll be joining a global OEM in a national payroll team of four specialists.  


This highly dedicated and capable team are responsible for multiple weekly and monthly pay runs, and support Komatsu Underground’s three workshop facilities, a distribution centre and two corporate offices. 


Your primary responsibilities will encompass timely payroll processing, meticulous documentation, and precise auditing and reporting. 


As we prepare to roll out a new payroll software, your support and agility will be invaluable in tackling this momentous task. 


In addition, you’ll gain insights into our remuneration and benefits strategies as we continuously evaluate how to best compensate employees across diverse roles, including sales, engineering, workshops, and corporate services. 


Joining a global brand gives you exposure to these exciting projects and input into other wider organisational improvement projects.  



Requirements for success:


  • Relevant vocational or tertiary qualifications 

  • 3-5 years payroll experience, ideally  

  • Experience with computerised payroll and time and attendance systems (we use SAP, Preceda & Kronos – but any similar systems will do) 

  • Knowledge of industrial awards and their application  

  • Understanding of superannuation and taxation legislation 


Komatsu benefits:


•    12 weeks paid primary career parental leave.  
•    Discounts on Apple, Dell, Lenovo and Microsoft products  
•    Ability to purchase up to 10 additional leave days per annum.
•    Employee Referral Program offering a bonus of $5,000 if you successfully refer someone for a role.  
•    Discounted corporate rates with HCF and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program with total wellbeing solution provider Hunterlink.  
•    Discounts with Toyota & Orix.
•    Access to discounts at over 400 different retailers Australia wide.



Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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