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HR / Payroll Systems Specialist - Contract

Southern Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
11th June 2024
HR Partners Sydney - 14M0630749
  • Be the HR/Payroll systems expert driving data-driven decision making
  • Permanent opportunity to join a best-practice and growing organisation
  • Flexible working with a 35 hour working week and 19 day working month

Our client is Local Council searching for a HR/Payroll Systems Specialist to join its growing and best practice team. In this critical role, you will be instrumental in maintaining best practice processes, workflows and dependencies within the Council's HR & Payroll Systems.

As the Subject Matter Expert for systems, this position is pivotal for all people data analysis, design, compilation, and report dissemination to the organisation.

This is an ideal opportunity for a HR/Payroll Professional who enjoys driving internal efficiencies, building trust between employees and HR, and leveraging data to provide senior managers with reliable insights.

This is a permanent position with a growing Local Council. Among other benefits, this role will have access to a 35 hour working week, flexible working, and a 19 day working month. This role will be joining a collaborative and relaxed team and will be reporting into a seasoned and supportive HR Leader.

Main responsibilities;

  • Develop strong relationships with both HR and Payroll teams whilst supporting both with a focus on process and systems improvements
  • Be the super user for all people applications used by the HR and Payroll Teams
  • Act as the SME for people reporting, identifying trends, data gaps, and annual workforce reporting requirements
  • Lead the development, testing, and implementation of initiatives to all nominated HR/Payroll systems
  • Support HR and Payroll teams with operational and strategic initiatives
To be successful in this role, you will have tertiary qualifications in Human Resources and/or Payroll or a related field. You have extensive experience in HR/Payroll or Financial systems and will have the ability to analyse existing processes and make improvements. You will excel when working autonomously and as part of a collaborative team.

As this is a permanent position, only applicants who have full working rights in Australia will be considered.

If you are interested in this role, please apply now via the appropriate link below, or for a confidential conversation call Charlotte Prior on 0435 282 160 or email at

At HR Partners by Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

HR Partners
Level 9, 83 Clarence Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000
Ph: +61 2 9019 1600