Payroll Officer (SO2)

Finance And Back Office Taguig City, National Capital Region


Primary Job Purpose:

  • The Payroll Officer is responsible for all Payroll support including new staff being entered into the system in a timely manner, updating superannuation details and accuracy on payroll transactions each fortnight for approximately 280 staff.


Administration and Payroll

  • Experience in Unipay is essential
  • Payroll maintenance in system
  • Support Managers with Pay run
  • Superannuation maintenance
  • Ensuring all payroll transactions are processed efficiently
  • Collecting, calculating, and entering data in order to maintain and update payroll information
  • Compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and non-taxable wages and reporting on this
  • Determining payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income, social security and taxes
  • Resolving payroll discrepancies


  • Assisting the Teams with administration and payroll issues including but not limited to:
    • Answering and directing phone calls the relevant person/department
    • Monitor relevant emails, process, reply and action

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrate ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality at all times
  • Demonstrate capacity to build positive working relationships and communicate at all levels across a diverse demographic of internal and external stakeholders that ensures appropriate customer service outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to and utilise various computer applications including corporate information systems and MS Office applications to an intermediate or advance level.
  • Demonstrate ability to organise and prioritise workload to ensure service and outcomes, administrative standards and expectations are achieved.
  • Demonstrate ability to address issues and problem solve efficiently
  • Previous experience in administration

Personal Qualities

  • Friendly personable telephone manner
  • Takes pride in personal presentation
  • Confidentiality
  • Provide attention to detail
  • Advanced in Microsoft programs
  • Handles tasks carefully and correctly - is thorough and exact in details
  • Remains calm and effective in high volume work situations
  • Demonstrates versatility in responding to guest requests and situations
  • Good team player; contributes to and assists peers without being asked
  • Has the aptitude and willingness for continual personal & professional development
  • High levels of organisational skills
  • Be pro-active and display initiative
  • Professional

Core Capabilities

  • 3-5 years of Unipay experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience in administration
  • Competent in Microsoft Office, Excel and Word in particular
  • Analyzing Information
  • Data Entry Skills,
  • Attention to Detail,
  • Confidentiality,
  • General Math Skills and Financial Software experience of at least 1 year.