Senior Payroll Officer/Payroll Manager

Work type:
Sydney, Australia
Closing date:
  • Friendly and collaborative work environment
  • 6-12 month Fixed-Term contract
  • Superb city location, close to buses and trains

We are a leading, global provider of software solutions in the financial services industry and we are currently in an exciting period of growth.


About the role

We are looking for a skilled Senior Payroll Officer or Payroll Manager to join our collaborative team for an initial period of 6-12 months while we ascertain our payroll needs.

You will be responsible for managing end-to-end monthly payroll for approximately 400 employees across Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. Working within a friendly, diverse and collaborative culture who prides itself on quality and excellence, you will manage the payroll and HR system (Chris21) across the full employee lifecycle.

Main activities

  • Processing of the monthly APAC payroll
  • Handling new starter and termination activities within the system
  • Managing leave for APAC employees
  • Maintaining and updating employee data in Chris21
  • Handling employee payroll queries and requests such as novated leasing, superannuation, purchasing leave and devices
  • Preparing adhoc reports as required
  • Preparing monthly reconciliations including payroll, superannuation, IRD returns and leave liability
  • Preparing payroll tax and workers compensation submissions
  • EOFY processing for both Australia and New Zealand
  • Acting as the superuser for Chris21, including providing support to other regions
  • Plenty of opportunity to be involved in various system projects which could include system enhancements and process improvements.

To be successful in this role candidates will require:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a stand-alone payroll position
  • Experience managing end-to-end payroll within Chris21
  • An understanding of implications changes can have on other linked systems such as EPM
  • A high attention to detail and strong numeracy skills
  • Ability to build relationships and communicate effectively across all levels of the business
  • Ability to manage data migration tasks for the payroll and HR systems.
  • Strong written communication skills and experience in creation of policies & procedures
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workload #LI-PRIORITIES

Apply now

If you believe that you have the relevant experience and knowledge for this role please apply directly below. Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

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