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Payroll Manager

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The Payroll Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing the payroll department and ensuring all payroll-related activities are carried out accurately and on time. This role involves maintaining compliance with relevant legislation and regulations, managing payroll staff, and implementing payroll policies and procedures to enhance efficiency and accuracy.

What you'll do:

As a Payroll Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the entire payroll function across multiple companies. You will ensure that all payroll-related activities are carried out accurately, efficiently, and in compliance with relevant legislation. Your responsibilities will include reviewing, auditing, preparing, lodging, reconciling, liaising, managing, assisting, recommending, documenting, maintaining, updating, carrying out ad hoc project work in line with business requirements. Your ability to handle confidential information with discretion will be crucial in this role.

  • Oversee and manage payroll function for multiple companies including adhering to project specific EBA’s, Employment Contracts and other relevant legislation.
  • Review and audit of payrolls including but not limited to reviews of new starters, terminations and payroll adjustments.
  • Ensure accurate preparation and lodgement of workers’ compensation returns, payroll tax returns and PAYG reconciliations as required.
  • Reconciliation of payroll and preparation of reports for EOM and EOY reporting (internal and external).
  • Liaise with internal and external customers to answer/resolve queries.
  • Managing and supervising payroll staff including training and development.
  • Assist with internal and external audit requirements.
  • Recommend and manage process improvements within the payroll function including system processes.


What you bring:

The ideal candidate for the Payroll Manager position brings a wealth of experience in managing complex payrolls across multiple companies. With at least five years of experience in the field, you have developed strong analytical skills that allow you to solve problems effectively. Your proficiency in payroll software coupled with your excellent organisational abilities ensures that all tasks are completed accurately and on time. Your superior communication skills enable you to liaise effectively with both internal teams as well as external bodies. Your high attention to detail and commitment to accuracy are key in maintaining compliance with all relevant legislation and regulations.

  • Proficiency in payroll software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • In-depth understanding of payroll procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management abilities.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Ryan Frampton on 07 3032 2277 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Payroll

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: AUD140,000 - AUD180,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Brisbane CBD

Job Reference: 1977760/001

Date posted: 3 June 2024

Consultant: Ryan Frampton

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