Senior Payroll Specialist / Implementation Role

Job title : Senior Payroll Specialist / Implementation Role
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent / Full Time
Salary : $100,000 - $120,000 + super
Contact name : Emma Kennedy
Contact email :
Job reference : EKN4059
  • Located in the North-East with flexibility to work from home | Commence ASAP!
  • Varied, fast paced & exciting role | Upskill your career
  • Salary negotiable depending on experience | 6 month fixed term contract

The Organisation:
Our client in one of Australia’s market leaders in a rapidly growing industry. Due to the growth of the company and for cost saving purposes, the business is currently looking for a Senior Payroll Specialist to play a key role and assist with the implementation of a new time & attendance system. The company has a dynamic culture and offers excellent staff benefits and work-life balance. Most people enjoy working in this team because of the support, and development offered by the company and peers. This is an exciting challenge for a motivated individual to take the next step in their career. 

Position Description:  
Reporting to the HR Systems & Payroll Manager, your duties will include:
  • Taking a lead role in the payroll/T&A system implementation
  • Conduct high level system configuration and data migration
  • Complete parallel testing 
  • High-level interpretation of payroll rules from historic system to the current / new system
  • Relevant EBA and award interpretation
  • Map and model processes for payroll rules and standards
  • Reporting duties
  • Provide high quality customer service through accurate information and support to stakeholder enquiries
  • Train the company employees to efficiently & accurately use the new system

The Ideal Candidate:

The successful applicant will have similar proven experience in a Senior Payroll Specialist role as well as possessing:  
  • Experience in Payroll/T&A system implementation
  • At least 5 years’ experience in end-to-end payroll processing
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High level communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to hit the ground running

Additional Benefits:
  • Work for an employer of choice
  • Collaborative team environment with supportive stakeholder management
  • Immediate start
  • Play a lead role in a project capacity, whereby you can upskill your career
  • Fixed term contract role for 6 months (and possible extension)
  • Flexible working arrangements split between the office and home

How to apply: 
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Emma Kennedy at