Stand Alone Payroll Manager

Job title : Stand Alone Payroll Manager
Location : Melbourne, VIC
Job type : Contract or Temp
Job reference : 821681
About The Role 
This is an excellent opportunity for a Payroll Manager or candidate looking for their first step up to step into a Payroll Manager role, to join a well regarded and growing company in the Bayside area. Due to the more immediate need this role has been opened up as an initial 4 month contract role, that is strongly viewed to be made permanent and there will be a formal interview process run to ensure the right long term fit is successful in securing this role. 

** More immediately available (0 - 2 weeks notice) is highly preferable, however 4 week notice period candidates may apply.

Reporting to the CFO, this role has a strong interaction with the management team at various level across the business. 

You will be responsible for, but not limited to;

• Maintains payroll information by designing systems; directing the collection,    calculation, and entering of data
• Updates payroll records by reviewing and approving changes
• Pays employees by directing electronic transfers to bank accounts
• Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual reports and ad hoc reporting as requested
• Ensure compliance with applicable laws and payroll tax and compliance obligations
• Supervise and coach payroll team
• Balances the payroll accounts by resolving payroll discrepancies
• Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests
• Manage regulatory compliance registers
• Participation in annual external audit process and internal audit processes
• Oversee and direct payroll procedures
• Accountable for the administration and management of the payroll and rostering systems
• Liaising with external consultant/service providers to maintain and continually improve respective payroll and rostering systems
• Liaising with external consultant/service providers to provide or/and facilitate coaching and training for users
• Development, training and on-support of rostering system and associated business processes and procedures
• Accountable for the interconnection capacity of payroll and rostering platforms, systems and applications
• Any other duties as requested by the CFO

The Successful Candidate
Our client is seeking a candidate with the following;

• High attention to detail and accuracy and is committed to excellence
• Retail or hospitality experience, as well as childcare
• Proven solid experience as a payroll manager or similar role
• Strong knowledge of payroll procedures and related laws
• Excellent understanding of multi-location payroll and taxes
• Familiarity with payroll software and MS Office, particularly Excel
• Knowledge and experience in system implementation
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Solid organizational skills including the ability to manage conflicting priorities and high work volume
• Preparation of budgets, business plans, forecasting and project work.


• 4 month contract, strongly viewed to be made permanent 
• Attractive remuneration 
• Parking on site 
• Supportive environment
• Opportunity to implement change

To apply please click on the link provided. Alternatively, please contact Candace Page directly via email -