Payroll clerk - Queensland Industry Tourism Council

Payroll clerk

Payroll clerks prepare payrolls to pay staff and keep records of employee salaries for statutory record-keeping purposes.


  • Create and maintain payroll files for employees
  • Prepare payroll data from time sheets and other records
  • Make sure employees are paid correctly and on time
  • Record any adjustments to employee pay
  • Provide information to employees and managers regarding tax issues, benefits and deductions
  • Finalise files and pay arrangements when employees retire, resign or transfer
  • Maintain superannuation and other deduction and contribution records
  • Monitor compliance with the law and specific regulations

Future demand

Future demand - moderate

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