• Employer of choice
  • Attractive remuneration $160 – 200k
  • Process improvement focus

The Opportunity

Our client is a globally recognised business who are a clear market leader in Australia. This organisation has experienced significant year or year growth over a sustained period in the Australian market. Should you be an experienced executive payroll leader open to discussing what this unique opportunity could provide to your career, I recommend you enquire further. 

The Challenge
The Director of Payroll has accountability for managing all aspects of the group payroll function. This responsibility encompasses overseeing timely and accurate payroll payments, data entry, reconciliations, payroll reporting, enquiry management and workers compensation activities. Additionally, the position will hold accountability for driving a range of process improvement initiatives with the ambition to standardise the end to end process, mitigate risks and support the transition to a new payroll operating model. Specifically, your responsibilities will include: 

  • Managing the national payroll function within agreed budget 
  • Monitoring & reporting payroll spend and maintaining strong reporting systems
  • Effectively leading a payroll team of 15 staff in a fast paced, growing environment
  • Establishing process improvements across core payroll functions including customer service, processing & reconciliations, risk, systems and stakeholder engagement with both internal and external customers
  • Being the subject matter expert for all payroll related matters including tax, workers compensation, superannuation and remuneration obligations

The Expertise

Please consider expressing interest in this position if you possess the following:

  • You are an experienced Group or National Payroll Manager who has successfully led a team through change in a large, complex payroll environment in-excess of 4000 employees
  • You have a strong and current knowledge of relevant legislative awards
  • Experience managing relationships with external system vendors
  • System experience working with SAP or Kronos will be viewed favourably 
  • You will have a current knowledge or legislative taxation, superannuation, and workers compensation requirements

The Next Step

If this position will enhance your career and you would like further details on the client, the role, remuneration or a copy of the position description, please call Alexander Thompson for a confidential discussion on 03 8658 5811 or 0408 925 700.  Or alternatively please apply per the link below.

Job Title: Payroll
Location: Melbourne
Contract: Permanent