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Payroll Team Leader

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
24th April 2021
HR Partners Sydney - 14M0438483
  • Lead the payroll function
  • Media Industry, North Sydney location
  • Circa $130 K base

As the Payroll Team Leader, you'll play an important role in leading and owning the Payroll function from end-end. You'll guide and mentor a highly skilled and engaged Payroll team of 2 and will lead best practice in Payroll. You will also be involved in the implementation of a new insourced Payroll system.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the end-to-end payroll process for Australia & New Zealand including vendor management with our outsourced Payroll providers.
  • Interpret awards/ agreements against payroll outputs to ensure data integrity & accurate pay calculations.
  • Research and learn the ways of working of the team, establish any gaps or needs for Payroll transition.
  • Prepare process documents, reconciliation design, task design, and role design for the transition of the project to go live.
  • Support the training and uplift of knowledge in the new system world for the direct payroll team and the wider business.
  • Act as a true functional expert on escalation items such as Tax, Super, Audit, complex package items.
  • Work with Group HRD & Reward Manager on the design and development of Rem & Reward components and the roles/responsibilities of Payroll.

The successful candidate will have proven experience leading a payroll team in a complex payroll environment. You will be a self-starter with a passion for process excellence. You will have technical capabilities across report writing, pay-code setup & understanding of payment tables and workflows in Tier 1 & 2 systems.

If you would like to find out more, please get in touch with Sophie Ryan at

At HR Partners, 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