Head of Payroll, Governance & Compliance

Job title : Head of Payroll, Governance & Compliance
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent / Full Time
Salary : $180,000 - $200,000 package
Contact name : Chris Belegrinos
Contact email : cbelegrinos@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1143013
Position Description

With team fit and culture a priority, the business is seeking a dynamic and motivated Senior Payroll Manager to oversee Payroll operations, and ensure compliance with internal policies, processes and legislation.

Reporting to the Head of People, your role will include but not be limited to:
  • Overseeing a Payroll Manager and team of 4 Payroll Officers who process a payroll for approximately 3000 employees
  • Enhancing governance and oversight of Payroll operations, and related processes, to ensure compliance with internal policies and processes as well as legislation
  • Ensuring that risks and issues which could potentially affect the capacity of the Company to meet its responsibilities and accountabilities are identified, assessed and managed
  • Leading monthly the Payroll Governance Steering Committee where key issues and risks will be discussed, and any changes to Award Interpretations will be reviewed and agreed to
  • Providing guidance, suggesting improvements, and leading rectification Payroll Governance projects and system deployments

Ideal Candidate

  • Previous experience in payroll management is essential, as well as experience across payroll governance and compliance
  • Effective time management & organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work effectively within a team environment
  • Sound analytical & problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of payroll processes, taxation, superannuation & payroll tax legislation

Organisational Profile


Our client is a highly successful retail organisation that has continually grown and gone from strength to strength. They boast a high performance culture which rewards success with excellent career opportunities and offer staff a fun and flexible work environment with an attractive range of benefits.


Additional benefit
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free car parking available on site
  • Mentorship & career development
  • Fun and dynamic work environment

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Chris Belegrinos on 0422 162 015 or cbelegrinos@sharpandcarter.com.au