Payroll Systems Lead

Job title : Payroll Systems Lead
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : $130,000 plus super + salary packaging
Contact name : Daniel Close
Contact email :
Job reference : 938467DC
The Organisation

Our client is a market leading public healthcare body that incorporates some of the leading providers across the state. In a vitally important role, our client is looking for an experienced Payroll Systems Lead to manage all payroll related system improvements. With excellent staff benefits, this role is an outstanding opportunity for those looking for their next challenge.

Job Duties 

Reporting to the Payroll Systems Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Reporting to, and working in conjunction with Leadership and Management
  • Lead a team of payroll systems specialists alongside the Payroll Systems Manager, providing guidance and support as needed
  • Assist in coordinating BAU services and duties performed by the Payroll Systems Team
  • Monitor and evaluate improvements to systems and practices to improve client service delivery
  • Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and effectiveness of payroll systems and provide customer service excellence
  • Manage systems maintenance by testing, documenting, and communicating all system changes
  • Check and confirm system configuration, reconcile year to date STP values with Finance
  • Maintain relationships with the Application Service Providers and ensure Service Level Agreement adherence
  • Assist with the overall system security and Users’ access
  • Work with external vendors, such as payroll service providers and software vendors, to ensure seamless integration and functionality
  • Ensure system integrity
Candidate Profile

The successful applicant will have proven leadership experience in a similar payroll systems role, along with the following skills and attributes:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a broad range of payroll functions, procedures, and processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant industrial awards, Acts, Regulations, and enterprise bargain agreements
  • High level of personal work output, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle complex payroll and award interpretation issues
  • Ability to maintain a customer service focus under pressure
  • Ability to delegate appropriately and monitor outcomes
  • Experience with SAP and/or SuccessFactors would be advantageous though not essential
What's on Offer
  • Excellent salary and staff benefits
  • Highly respected organisation
  • Staff parking available at discounted rate
To discuss further, please contact Daniel Close on 0431 284 815 or