Head of Payroll Projects for Australia & New Zealand

Job title : Head of Payroll Projects for Australia & New Zealand
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent / Full Time
Salary : $140,000 - $150,000 + superannuation
Contact name : Daniel Close
Contact email : dclose@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1175655
The Organisation
Our client is one of the most attractive employers in the market. With continued unprecedented growth, they are looking for a Head of Payroll Projects to join their fast paced team. With excellent staff benefits, and a fun and dynamic team environment on offer, this role will be an exciting opportunity for those looking for their next challenge.

Responsibilities  
Reporting into the Group Payroll Manager - ANZ, the role will involve taking ownership of the following key tasks:
  • Manage and Lead payroll projects especially with the key focus being on NZ payroll projects from a payroll perspective and providing regular updates / summary to Group Payroll Manager
  • Working with the Group Payroll Manager ANZ to diagnose, build and implement a sustainable Payroll model that seeks to maximise the user experience and utilise existing and emerging technologies to drive service and resource efficiency
  • The Head of Payroll Projects will oversee the management of all change, communications, deliverables from planning through to execution for the projects in ANZ
  • Collaborate with a diverse range of key stakeholders on payroll compliance matters and ensure questions and issues regarding interpretation and practicality are raised
  • This role will also be responsible for providing sound and practical advice on payroll practices, system limitations and ongoing documentation of processes.
  • Lead the projects, ensuring that risks are effectively managed
  • Identifying and implementing operational efficiencies where relevant
  • Ensure accurate and timely process of payroll administration including compliance with statutory requirements
Candidate Profile
The successful applicant will have proven experience in a similar Payroll project role or management role along with the following skills and attributes:
  • Strong understanding of Legislation, industrial award / enterprise agreement across Australia & New Zealand (in particular New Zealand)
  • Comprehensive experience and understanding of shared service payroll teams, process improvement, issue resolution, payroll compliance, software development and management across AU & NZ
  • Experience in Payroll project management
  • Extensive Payroll Management or experience with payroll services advisory and consulting abilities
  • Chris 21 experience would be highly advantageous
What's on Offer
  • Newly created role to make your own
  • Complete flexibility - work from home or in the office
  • Senior position in a growing business
  • First class salary and employee benefits
To discuss further, please contact Daniel on 0431 284 815 or dclose@sharpandcarter.com.au