Payroll Manager

Bring your payroll expertise to a globally ranked university, Attractive salary + benefits, Full-time, ongoing opportunity, Hawthorn location.

About the job
We have a fantastic opportunity to come join the People, Planning & Culture Services Department as our new Payroll Manager. In this role you will be accountable for overseeing the Payroll team to provide effective, accurate and efficient services. This will include the development and maintenance of best practice payroll and reporting processes and procedures with a focus on upholding legislative compliance and requirements. Critical to this role is the maintaining of the HR payroll system to ensure a high standard of data integrity for the purposes of reporting and data analysis. This includes supporting the recent implementation of new payroll and HCM platforms to ensure the delivery of a best fit payroll system and processes.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, P&C Shared Services, this role will work with a variety of teams to ensure a high level of service is delivered by the People, Planning & Culture function and will play an integral role in the uplift in capability of the Payroll team and function as a whole.

About Swinburne
Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About the department
The People, Planning & Culture function provides strategic advice and solutions to the University across the full range of people and culture services. A key role of People & Culture is to Engage, Support and Inspire Swinburne’s most valuable asset, its people, by connecting them with the university’s vision and strategy.
The People, Planning & Culture function provides:
• an end-to-end human resources service;
• a strategy that enables the achievement of the Swinburne 2025 Strategy;
• understanding the business and operates as business partners to our clients;
• tailored, quality HR services and products ensuring a high level of expert support and advice;
• an environment where staff are continuously learning and committed to the objectives of the University;
• partnering with clients on contemporary Human Resources Management practices;
and, operates in a manner that supports the Swinburne behaviours and achievement of business objectives on the University.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• Extensive demonstrable experience in HCM, payroll and reporting systems (particularly Workday and iChris/ Chris21) and the operations and maintenance of such
• Knowledge of financial and audit requirements, particularly in their application to payroll operations
• A thorough working knowledge and understanding of Human Resource principles practices and operational activities
A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

• Participate in regular staff and management development programs
• Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre (HALC) discounted memberships
• Discounted annual Myki cards are available to Swinburne staff
Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. There's news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer.

Further information and how to apply
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such  Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' or 'begin' and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the key selction criteria which can be found in the position description.

Applications close at 4pm, Friday 11th September 2020.

07/09/2020 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Accounting
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