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Title:  Payroll Officer

Req ID:  2999
City:  Moranbah
State:  QLD
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  4744
Department:  Payroll

About the role:

We are currently seeking an experienced Payroll Officer at our Coppabella Moorvale Mine, repoting to the Australia Payroll Lead. This role will be the primary resource for timekeeping and payroll matters at site. Our Coppabella Moorvale mine complex consists of two open-cut mine operations located approximately 140 kilometers southwest of Mackay that produce premium low-volatile pulverised coal (LV-PCI) for export markets, with an extension in Greenfield stage due to start coal production early next year.

The lifestyle:
This position is offered on a 9 day fortnight (Monday to Friday, Monday to Thursday) roster and can allow for a residential (Moranbah or Nebo), DIDO lifestyle.

  • Exceptional relocation benefits with a possible lump sum payment of one months salary
  • Employee assistance program available for yourself and immediate family
  • Novated vehicle leasing available
  • Health and lifestyle benefits (WHEREFIT).
  • Employee recognition program


Duties will include:

  • Administration of timely data entry (wage codes and hours) and review of all other data in  the timekeeping system;
  • Training for employees and their supervisors in the timekeeping system;
  • Timely response to employee pay inquiries;
  • Collaboration with site HR on any staff matters that could impact employee pay such as employment and roster changes to ensure timekeeping and SAP are in sync;
  • Maintaining leave balances & records;  
  • Knowledge of applicable awards, Employee Agreements, and industrial legislation;  
  • Assisting the business with month and year end processes and reporting; and,  
  • Other duties as directed by AU Payroll Lead or Global Payroll Manager.


About you:

  • Several years proven experience in a similar role;  
  • Familiarity with payroll systems;  
  • The ability to work under pressure and have a very strong customer focus;  
  • Knowledge of Kronos time and attendance module;  
  • Knowledge of industrial legislation;  
  • A positive approach;  
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team;  
  • Experience in mining or construction industry will be highly regarded;  


About Peabody:

Peabody is a world-leader in providing products for the production of affordable, reliable steel and energy to customers in 15 countries on five continents. We employ over 4,900 people, have 18 operations in the United States and Australia and in 2021 we restored 2400 acres of land. When you work with us, you are working with a team of professionals around the world who are committed to making a difference for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Peabody is a globally diverse company which offers an inclusive work environment to engage, recognise and develop employees. The company values the power of inclusion and diversity as a competitive advantage and is committed to increasing the number of diverse employees throughout its operations. We welcome applications from all diversity groups to assist us in honouring our commitment


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