Payroll Administrator
Competitive hourly rate on offer
Please Quote Reference Number 94049
  • Experienced Payroll Administrator required
  • Great company culture with a people focus
  • Join the team at Wight Aluminium in Whanganui

  • Wight Aluminium is one of New Zealand's largest facade contractors, delivering commercial and residential aluminium joinery solutions to clients throughout the North Island. We have been in business for over 45 years and are a family owned business where people matter.

    We are currently seeking a Payroll Administrator to join our team in Whanganui in a full time, permanent role.

    The Payroll Administrator position offers Payroll & Human Resources (HR) support to ensure accurate and timely processing of weekly payrolls in accordance with legislation, employment agreements and company policies.

    Reporting to the Administration & Payroll Manager, you will be responsible for:
    • Collating, preparing & inputting timesheet data ready for payroll processing.
    • Processing of the payroll on a weekly basis.
    • Managing the onboarding process for new employees.
    • Maintenance of employee information.
    • Managing the exit interview process for employees that have resigned.
    • Assisting the administration team from time to time as required.
    We're looking for someone with previous payroll and HR support experience using automated payroll & HR systems. Previous exposure using Frontier Payroll software would be an advantage. Confidentiality and effective communication skills will be critical to the successful execution of this role.

    Our successful applicant will have:
    • Attention to detail to ensure information is accurate and clear.
    • Sound people skills to engage and connect with people at all levels across the organisation.
    • A process oriented style to streamline the payroll & HR processes.
    • A collaboration mindset to be a team player in developing solutions.
    • Planning, organisational and prioritisation skills to meet deadlines.
    Remuneration will be aligned with the skills and experience you bring to the role.

    About Wight Aluminium

    Wight Aluminium is a family-owned business with a 50-year history delivering premium quality aluminium façade, window and door solutions to the New Zealand construction industry. With a team of around 140 employees, we have grown to become one of NZ's leading façade solution providers. Our work includes large and medium scale commercial projects in healthcare, infrastructure, education, residential apartments and multi-use developments, as well as premium residential projects through our dedicated business unit, Origin Residential. We operate two new, purpose-built manufacturing facilities in Whanganui and Hamilton, and have project offices in Auckland and Wellington.

    We are proud of our strong team and company culture, which is underpinned by a solid work ethic, innovation in project solutions and a commitment to excellence across the business. We value our people and actively support training and development, internal promotion and career development opportunities. Work visa applicants are welcome to apply as we're an accredited employer with immigration.

    If you want to be part of a high performing company with a strong people focus, please apply through the online application form below. We look forward to meeting you soon.

    Please Quote Reference Number 94049

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