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About Rocket Lab
Rocket Lab is the global leader in the small satellite launch sector. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth. There are endless possibilities for what we can achieve with better access to space, and that access is now a reality thanks to Rocket Lab. Collaboration is at our core - every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference. Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action-oriented.

While other companies talk about it, we do it!

About the role
The Payroll Administrator works closely with the incumbent Payroll Administrator, the NZ Finance Team and the NZ People & Culture Team to perform all activities necessary to process end-to-end payroll across the Rocket Lab NZ and Australia entities. This includes maintaining appropriate records, filing tax reports, preparing accounting transactions and reporting for management. The Payroll Administrator will also perform non-payroll activities, mainly assisting in the Operational Finance area, when not required to undertake payroll tasks e.g., during non-pay week.

Essential Skills

  • Has extensive hands-on experience in NZ payroll processes in large organisations, including month-end accounting, reconciliations, taxation and reporting.
  • Upholds a high level of integrity and respects privacy in dealing with personal [GB1]information.
  • Is experienced in administrating internal controls & associated internal policies across payroll processes.
  • Has strong systems skills, particularly tier-one ERP and payroll systems with advanced skills in Excel and Word.
  • Is a strong team player who is also capable of working independently.
  • Is a quick learner who can be adaptable to change in fast-paced environments.

Desirable Skills

  • Has had an exposure to share-based compensation.
  • Has a general understanding of Australian payroll requirements.

Rocket Lab employee benefits:

  • The opportunity to work in an environment where innovative and ground-breaking technology is occurring and can be seen in every launch.
  • Unlimited barista coffee, fruit, and snacks.
  • Access to Rocket Lab merchandise โ€“ T-shirts, mission patches etc.
  • Discounted health insurance with Southern Cross.
  • Additional parental leave entitlements.
  • A vibrant team culture with social activities throughout the year.
  • An employee stock purchase program.

Important Information
For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant.ย  These checks will include nationality checks as it is a requirement of this position that you be eligible to access equipment and data regulated by the United States' International Traffic in Arms Regulations.ย  Under these Regulations, you may be ineligible for this role if you do not hold citizenship of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union or a country that is part of NATO, or if you hold ineligible dual citizenship or nationality.ย  For more information on these Regulations, click here http://www.pmddtc.state.gov/regulations\_laws/itar.html.

Rocket Lab
Rocket Lab

New Zealand, Auckland

Posted 13d ago

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