Senior Payroll Officer

Location: Sydney CBD
Discipline: Accounting Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: AU$90000 - AU$95000 per hour
Contact name: Michael Dowds

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Job ref: 262579
Published: over 1 year ago

The Company

A leading supply chain & infrastructure organisation, that has merged it's diverse, multi-site payroll function in Sydney CBD. The business has an extremely high volume of multi-jurisdictional enterprise agreements & payroll awards.

Despite the complexity & technical nature of the payroll, the team is highly stable & tenured. The payroll professionals are extremely loyal to the Payroll Manager, who is supportive & flexible.

The team currently attend the office four days per week.

The Role

  • End-to-end payroll function including new starters, superannuation, salary packaging and terminations
  • Use Rostering systems, ichris & Chris 21
  • Processing weekly, fortnightly & monthly payroll in a team of 11 payroll colleagues
  • Performing complex calculations including terminations and redundancies; building partnerships with third party institutions & vendors
  • Monthly & Year End Stat Reporting
  • Managing superannuation contribution
  • Preparing commercial analysis for mangement reporting
  • Payroll Auditing & compliance
  • Maintenance of payroll master data information
  • Building trusted partnerships with cross functional stakeholders such as HR, Finance, operations, and colleagues
  • Providing exceptional customer service & support to employees regarding pay queries & concerns
  • Immediately escalating risks to payroll accuracy & auditability

You will be an experienced payroll professional, with a minumum of 6 years of experience gained in a high volume, complex environment with multiple awards & agreements. It is essential that you have exposure to multiple industrial enterprise agreements.

The systems used are ichris & Chris 21. Relevant systems experience is useful, but not an essential requirement. It is critical that the successful candidate has a deep knowledge of payroll processes, and has the ability to manage a portfolio of between 600- 800 employees automomously.

With a new payroll structure in place, this organisation offers rare opportunities for internal progression & succession planning. This is an intense payroll environment with unmatched rewards and benefits.

If you would like more information on this position, please don't hesitate to contact Michael Dowds on 02 8296 5318.