Senior Payroll Analyst

Job title : Senior Payroll Analyst
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Contract or Temp
Contact name : Emma Kennedy
Contact email :
Job reference : EKN9115
  • Newly created role | Very attractive hourly rate
  • Flexible working arrangements | Ability to work from home 9 day fortnight
  • Opportunity until the end of September with view of extension | Supportive team
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, until at least the end of September, with view of extension. Working among a supportive environment, in a newly created role, this is 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, your main tasks will include:
  • Payroll data reporting and analysis
  • Providing 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
  • 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 9 days a fortnight (office in Alphington with onsite parking)
  • Work for a company that places wellbeing first
  • Attractive hourly rate, dependent on prior experience
  • Inclusive and supportive team and management
  • Unrivaled career development and learning opportunities

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