• Payroll Manager | Globally recognised organisation
  • Payroll of 3000 employees | Lead an established team
  • Collins Street location | Employee focused group

The Opportunity

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse engineering and construction companies, employing over 54,000 staff across 30 countries globally. With a great reputation in Australia and internationally, this is a rare opportunity for a payroll executive to join the leadership team in a well run, stable and interesting organisation.

The Challenge

Reporting to the ANZ Corporate Controller, you will be overseeing three staff and leading the end to end payroll function for Jacobs Australian & New Zealand operations. Jacobs employs approximately 3000 staff. Specifically, your responsibilities will include:

  • Fortnightly payroll processing
  • Group payroll tax and superannuation preparations
  • Effectively mentoring and supporting payroll staff, including payroll officers and systems administrators
  • Effectively working alongside operations, HR and the accounting functions to review and improve the payroll systems, reporting and processes
  • Working with HR and IT sectors to drive benefits out of the existing payroll systems
  • Working with the Jacobs regional offices to ensure payroll capabilities are improving and consistent across the global group

The Expertise

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

  • You are a senior payroll leader with experience managing a team in an end to end payroll function for a large, complex organisation
  • Confidence in all payroll legislation, including superannuation and tax
  • Extensive knowledge of a large payroll system. It will be viewed favourably if you have overseen and led a payroll upgrade or implementation previously
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills. This will ensure you can deliver business critical communications across the organisation when required
  • Proficient at MS Office, especially Excel

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 alternatively please apply per the link below.

Job Title: Payroll
Location: Melbourne
Contract: Permanent