Job Description

Company Description:

McDonald’s Australia Limited is the largest quick service restaurant operation in the country. Fondly known as "Macca's", we are a household name in Australia for over 50 years, we believe that our customers are the heart and soul of everything we do and make it our mission to make every moment count! As an employer of choice winner, working with us means taking pride and having fun along the way, while growing and developing your career in a dynamic and supportive environment. Not only do we offer flexible working arrangements and an attractive staff discount; but we provide an opportunity to work alongside other passionate and talented people every single day.

Job Description:

Could you be our next Payroll Officer?
The purpose of the Payroll Officer is to process crew and/or management payroll and ensure payments to employees are performed accurately and in a timely manner. The Payroll Officer performs various reporting and reconciliation processes, and will have a customer service focus. What can you expect on a day-to-day basis?

  • Processing of AUS Crew Payroll 
  • Processing of AUS Managers and Corporate Staff Payroll 
  • Answering of Payroll Phone Calls/emails
  • Filing of Crew and Management payroll paperwork 
  • Processing of Bank File 
  • Compiling of Various Payroll Related Reporting 
  • Payment of employees pays into correct bank account where they have been returned 
  • Payments to vendors for employees deductions (eg. Union, Garnishee's etc). 
  • Adhering to compliance requirements 
  • Calculation of Payroll tax and payments 
  • Processing of Group tax payments 
  • Administration of Handovers/New Stores. 

Your keys to success:
Essential technical and behavioural skills

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills 
  • Able to effectively prioritise for self and others in order to complete tasks in a timely manner 
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail to ensure accuracy within work 


  • Experience with Excel, including lookups, pivot tables and similar functions preferred. 
Additional Information:

The Macca’s Difference 

  • Birthday & Volunteer leave
  • A fun and vibrant culture packed with a lot of local events in each state
  • Access to hundreds of retail discounts including discounted Macca’s
  • Highly flexible work environment
  • Wellbeing initiatives including a 24/7 wellbeing partner for you and your immediate family
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities in line with your career goals and passion

As an equal opportunity employer, we strongly encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We strive to make every moment through the recruitment process a feel-good moment for everyone. Let us know if we can provide any reasonable accommodations to enable you to participate in the job application and interview process, if you'd like to note your pronouns or have suggestions for how we can improve in this space.  

Application Instructions

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