Payroll Advisor (Fixed Term)

  • Fixed Term - one year to cover parental leave
  • 20 hours a week - Ideally on a Monday, Tuesday and Friday


Who are we?

Hutt City Kindergartens have been growing young learners for over 90 years in Lower Hutt, providing quality and affordable early childhood education. Our teaching teams are passionate about providing rich learning environments where children can explore, develop and have fun. We welcome people who can share in that passion.

We are a not-for-profit dedicated to making quality early childhood education accessible to all. We have 20 kindergartens throughout the Hutt Valley, including Stokes Valley, Central Hutt, Western Hill and Wainuiomata. We are proud to be an integral part of our local community and celebrate our cultural diversity and identity.

​The position

We are seeking an experienced Payroll Advisor to join our team of committed and passionate professionals. You will be responsible for processing the fortnightly payroll, answering queries relating to the payroll, undertaking all the administration related to the payroll and providing general support to the Management team.

Hours are 20 per week, ideal days are Monday, Tuesday and Friday however worked will be mutually agreed with the successful candidate.

So what are we looking for...

You'll need to be an experienced Payroll Advisor who enjoys working with a high degree of autonomy. You'll be an energetic and versatile individual, be self assured and an outstanding communicator.

Ideally you will:

  • Have excellent attention to detail; ensuring information is complete and accurate.
  • Confident in using Microsoft Excel.
  • Be willing to roll your sleeves up to get the job done. This means being comfortable at providing payroll advice, problem solving, down to paperwork and filing.
  • Be a positive, engaging and approachable person with great relationship building skills.
  • Be proactive, have integrity and a client focussed approach.
  • Having knowledge of DataPay would be an advantage.

Applying for this role

Please complete our online application form including your CV and a covering letter detailing your relevant experience andwhy you would be a great fit for this role.

A Cover letter is essential with every application.

Applications close XXX, 5pm - however, applications maybe reviewed before  his date.

Please note:

  • You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand to apply for this position
  • The successful candidate will be subject to a clear NZ Police Vet.

If you have any questions about this position please contact Lynette Chin, HR Manager at or phone 04 920 9841.