Payroll Test Analyst

 Coles Supermarkets  Hawthorn East 

Requisition ID: 30083 

Employment Type: Fixed Term 

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.


About the role

12-month contract opportunity with potential to go full time -permanent  as Payroll Test Analyst supporting our Payroll Centre of Excellence team and supporting all brands across the Coles Group Portfolio.


The Coles Group consists of 120,000 employees spanning across Australia. The primary purpose of this role is to perform required testing effectively and efficiently for key project and program delivery; ensuring all defects are recorded and managed to resolution.



What you'll be doing

  • Perform testing related activities of the payroll systems environment to ensure that any system change has been configured correctly and is operating in accordance with payroll requirements. System changes can be due to changing business requirements and or regular product enhancements.
  • Perform testing related activities of the payroll systems environment to ensure that any production issue which has being fixed delivers expected results and has not regressed existing system functions or business processes.
  • To recommend system upgrade and continuous improvements. To identify smarter, faster and more innovative ways to enable the payroll landscape and payroll compliance via technology solutions.
  • To provide input from a payroll system perspective across Coles to ensure that payroll systems and requirements have been interpreted, understood and configured appropriately to reduce non-compliance risk across the systems landscape.


Good things you’ll need

We’re after highly skilled professionals with considerable experience in payroll testing. 


You’ll also need:

  • Proven experience in a payroll systems environment, preferably SAP
  • Experience and strong knowledge within user acceptance testing environments and system performance analysis
  • Exposure to regression testing ie designing and maintaining a suite of regression tests which can be executed during each release
  • Strong theoretical and practical knowledge of key testing principles and an understanding of test automation tools
  • Proven ability to understand and follow test execution and acceptance plans
  • Ability to create test summary reports and report in line with defect management practices
  • Have a solid working knowledge of JIRA and qTest test management applications/practices
  • Ensure all works completed are in line with payroll testing strategy and align to the values of Coles Group.
  • Previous experience with the creation and use of test data for test automation
  • Proven ability to deliver in both waterfall / agile / hybrid environments
  • Ability to manage risk-based testing in a critical and highly dynamic environment #LI-PC

Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.

Coles Group is an endorsed employer for all women. See our range of benefits and policies directly at WORK180: Coles Group – Work180 Endorsed Employer

For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at www.careers.colesgroup.com.au > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.