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041765 Requisition #
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  • Minimum 5 years New Zealand Payroll experience particularly with recognized payroll software.
  • Proven understanding of NZ Employment legislation
  • Proven Administration experience
  • A tertiary qualification in finance, HR or equivalent would be advantageous.
  • Works well under pressure, challenges status quo
  • Applies judgment and acts per the SGS standards of ethics and integrity 



  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and able to interact with all levels of management and employees in a distributed location-based organization
  • Customer Service focus with stakeholders both in NZ and overseas
  • Accurate knowledge of NZ legislation relating to payroll and employment relations
  • Able to work independently and to coordinate several activities simultaneously
  • Extremely accurate with a keen eye for detail
  • Proven ledger account and clearing account reconciliation experience.
  • Collaborative and a team player as we expect a high degree of interaction with all shared service teams as well as the business divisions
  • Able to work effectively under pressure at times with competing deadlines
  • Computer literacy essential with a proven intermediate to advanced level in Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as a working knowledge of Outlook 




  • Demonstrates strong commitment to SGS HSE Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions by participating in safety meetings, completing required training, intervening in unsafe situations, refusing unsafe work, and complying fully with all applicable laws and regulations related to HSE.
  • Responds appropriately to emergency situations and assists other staff members in maintaining readiness to respond to emergencies within the workplace.
  • In accordance with the SGS HSE Management System requirements, disposes of, or directs the disposal of, waste generated as a part of daily work performed in a safe manner and in compliance with all waste transportation and disposal regulations and requirements.
  • Reports all incidents (actual incidents and near misses) in accordance with the SGS Incident Reporting requirements.
  • Uses all equipment (including safety equipment) in the manner intended and reports any damaged / lost equipment to supervisor.
  • Maintain a safe and tidy worksite.
  • Maintains awareness of hazards and proposes controls to supervisor, HSE Representatives or relevant client / site contact.
  • Actively participates in incident investigations and risk assessments as deemed necessary
  • by SGS management 

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