Payroll Manager

Job title : Payroll Manager
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : Up to $120,000 + super based on experience
Contact name : Celena Sonntag
Contact email :
Job reference : PRM0620CMS
The Organisation

Our client is an Australian founded organisation who has expanded their operations rapidly in a seven year period. Due to this growth of the business our client is looking for an experienced Payroll Manager to join their fast paced finance 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.


Reporting into the CFO the role will involve taking leadership of the Payroll team with key tasks involving:
  • Overseeing the end to end Payroll processing 
  • Completion of PAYG, Payroll Tax, WorkCover and Superannuation payments
  • Preparation of monthly payroll journals for posting into the General Ledger
  • Senior stakeholder engagement with staff
  • Ensure relevant Awards and legislation are interpreted
  • Develop and strive for process improvement to improve efficiencies
  • Proving accurate information in response to employee queries

Candidate Profile

The successful applicant will have proven leadership experience in a similar Payroll Manager (autonomous) position along with the following skills and attributes:
  • Previous experience in full function Payroll processing
  • Proven experience and understanding legislation and compliance
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • The ability to interpret numerous awards and EBAs
  • Proven process improvement initiatives
To discuss further, please contact Celena Sonntag at