HRIS & Payroll Analyst | The Salvation Army

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HRIS & Payroll Analyst

Territorial Headquarters, Wellington
  • Opportunity to work for a Not for Profit organisation working with many parts of the community
  • Support the work of the organisation through contributing to the development of HR & Payroll reporting and process improvement
  • A role where no two days are the same

Hours Full Time – 37.50 hours per week

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865.  We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005.  The Army has over 2,000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high value employer.  The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.

About the Department/Operation/Programme

Payroll Team of 7 which sits within the HR function.

Our HRIS & Payroll team are charged with the timely and effective delivery of high quality payroll services along with support to the business by providing reporting and analysis.

About the role/job description

This opportunity will suit a person wishing to use their knowledge and skills whilst bringing their strong quality focus and work ethic to the team. With involvement in HR information and data, this role also offers the opportunity to support the work of the organisation through contributing to the development of reporting and process improvement.

This role suits someone who is committed to delivering a high level of customer service and for ensuring a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Key tasks

  • HR & Payroll reporting and analysis. Responsible for providing high quality, accurate reporting and insights
  • Payroll support for Payroll Advisors
  • Establish and maintain the organisation structure and position management
  • Process improvements
  • Testing of system enhancements and upgrades

Person Specification

To be successful, the appointee requires the following knowledge, experience, skills and personal attributes.

  • Demonstrated analytical experience with a strong interest in data and reporting.
  • The ability to extract and analyse data and present in high quality, user friendly written reports
  • Able to problem solve and provide accurate and timely information
  • Assist in the delivery of monthly payroll-related reporting and bring a fresh perspective to ensure reporting is regular and meets the business requirements.
  • Experience of computerised payroll processing (preferably Technology One) and strong knowledge of best practice payroll processes and operations
  • Good organisational skills with strong attention to detail and problem-solving capability
  • Work autonomously and efficiently with a high degree of accuracy
  • Work as part of a team in a collaborative and supportive way
  • Strong communications skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to build and maintain effective internal relationships building strength and rapport in maintaining and sustaining those relationships
  • Shows high levels of integrity, understands the importance of confidentiality and how to manage sensitive information
  • Advanced level Excel
  • Understanding of relevant Employment and Payroll legislation

If you are a motivated and positive person who likes to work in a friendly team environment please come and join our team.

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact Debbie  on 04 382-0763 or by email

Essential: For the safety and wellbeing of our current staff, The Salvation Army requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated.


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details), Covid Record and completed Application form to

The Application form can be downloaded from:

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.  All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance check.

Applications close 12 noon on Wednesday, 17 August 2022.

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.

The Salvation Army is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.