Payroll Project Specialist

About the company

Trusted global brand delivering a broad range of innovative electrical products. With Australian headquarters in Sydney, they are seeking the assistance of a Senior Payroll candidate to come in and run a full payroll audit.

About the role

Working closely with the Payroll Manager and the HR Manager you will take full ownership of this audit for verification of the payroll accuracy, identifying anomalies and make recommendations for change. This will include:

  • Full audit of the payroll, whilst analysing the current system and processes
  • Conducting business and systems process analysis of the Payroll system and processes focusing on data integrity
  • Review compliance with payroll related legislation and standards 
  • Ensure employee payments have been made accurately and on time as per employment contracts, awards, EBA’s and legislative requirements
  • Conduct a full reconciliation of PAYG tax, Payroll tax and Superannuation
  • Reconcile leave balances and entitlements
  • Review payroll reporting
  • Provide professional and expert advice relating to payroll compliance

About you

  • Strong technical skills within payroll including exposure to implementations and payroll audits
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present information to senior management
  • Working knowledge of Australian and New Zealand awards and agreements
  • Knowledge of payroll tax and legislation across all Australian states and territories
  • Experience in dealing with ATO
  • Experience in month-end reporting and fringe benefits calculations
  • Sage MicrOpay experience ideal but not essential

In return, the ideal candidate will have the opportunity to support a senior executive team on a key project whilst given the opportunity to work from home during COVID, with no immediate plans to return to the office. Whilst this is a short-term project there are potentially other key initiatives you could be involved with on completion of this audit.

What next
Applications will be reviewed for this role and only suitable applicants will be contacted

21/07/2020 $0 Ryde & Macquarie Park 1 Accounting
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