Payroll Manager

Job title : Payroll Manager
Location : Sydney
Job type : Permanent / Full Time
Contact name : Lachlan Wilkinson
Contact email :
Job reference : 1022457
About the role:

This role will be suited to someone who loves motivating and developing a team, but is also passionate about payroll. The role will be managing the payroll function and leading a team within a large organisation. 

The Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the People & Culture Manager, your responsibilities will include: 
  • Ensure payroll is processed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Coordinate, direct and control payroll preparation, processing and distribution
  • Payroll and HR weekly, monthly and annual reporting
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to the payroll team
  • Uphold high customer service standards and protocols across the business
  • Develop strong internal and external relationships with key stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively and as a team across departments
  • Use your system experience to ensure staff are well trained and payroll systems are running at their best
  • Identify process improvements and implement these changes using your strong system knowledge
The successful candidate will have: 
  • At least 5 years experience leading the payroll function
  • Strong experience and working knowledge of Chris 21 Payroll system
  • Experience with time management systems (preferably Mitrefinch TMS)
  • A thorough understanding of payroll regulatory requirements (NES, legislation, awards etc)
  • Experience within a large company
  • Experience in award interpretation
  • A hands on and proactive attitude to support the payroll function