This unit (BSBFIA302) describes skills and knowledge required to process payroll from provided data using manual and computerised payroll systems. It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who are responsible for payroll functions within an organisation. They may work as individuals providing administrative support within an enterprise, or may be other members of staff who have been delegated payroll responsibilities.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - plan and perform payroll calculations in accordance with all legislative and organisational requirements, and predetermined timelines, and; - refer enquiries outside area of responsibility to an appropriate authority.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - identify the key provisions of relevant legislation, standards and codes of practice that may affect payroll operations; - outline relevant organisational policies and procedures, and; - list the different types of payroll systems.

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