Senior Payroll Analyst

Job title : Senior Payroll Analyst
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Contract or Temp
Salary : $100,000 - $130,000 + super
Contact name : Emma Kennedy
Contact email :
Job reference : EKH2593
  • Flexible working arrangements | Ability to work from home entirely or in the office
  • Newly created role! | Very attractive salary package
  • 4 month contract with view of extension | Option of part-time or full-time hours
The Organisation
Our client is a well established and successful company that is going from strength-to-strength. They have a high performing culture and offer generous salary packages coupled with low staff turnover. Due to recent project work, they require the assistance of an experience Senior Payroll Specialist / Analyst needed to assist with special project work, for a minimum four month period with view of extension. Working among a supportive environment, with the ability to take the reigns and lead change, this is a new role, and a great opportunity for a payroll professional who is looking for their next challenge.

Position Description
This role is responsible for working in partnership with Payroll & Finance stakeholders to develop and implement significant improvements to payroll processes.

Reporting into the Payroll Manager and working closely alongside HR, your main tasks will include:
  • Thorough assessment and analysis of the current payroll processing for 1,200+ employees
  • Providing advanced expertise and specialist advice for payroll awards, industrial agreements and statutory requirements 
  • Providing a consultative approach to rectifying and advising on appropriate courses of action
  • Provide value-add analysis and commentary to stakeholders across the business
  • Interpret data, analyse results using statistical techniques and provide recommendations
  • Provide payroll support for key projects related to the implementation of new and existing systems
  • Assisting with Payroll management within the division for major
    business and/ or system changes
  • Working in partnership with project stakeholders and BAU

The Successful Candidate 
To be a success in this role you will possess:
  • Previous experience in a similar Payroll Analyst position
  • Confidence in leading analytical projects and recommending change
  • Understanding of and experience interpreting Awards/EBAs
  • High level attention to detail and accuracy
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate complex matters in a simplified manner
  • Forward thinking mindset with a keen desire to lead change
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with clear communication techniques

Additional Benefits 
  • Commence ASAP!
  • Extremely flexible working arrangements - ability to work from home entirely, or work within the office in Coburg
  • Full-time or part-time role to suit your desired requirements 
  • Newly created role you can make your own!
  • Work for a company that places wellbeing first
  • Attractive salary circa $100,000 - $140,000 + super, dependent on prior experience

How To Apply 

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Emma Kennedy on 0422 637 733 or