Job title: Payroll Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: AUD $130,000.00
Salary to: AUD $140,000.00
Location: Western Sydney, NSW
Job ID: 44563

Job Description

Location: Western Sydney   

Salary Package: $140K + Super + Onsite Parking

Role highlights: Exciting opportunity for a Payroll Manager to become part of a vibrant and accomplished team, leading and shaping strategies on both strategic and operational fronts. This is a rare opportunity to elevate your career into a managerial role focused on people.


Role Overview

Reporting into the Head of Payroll, this Payroll Manager will be responsible for ensuring a smooth payroll process whilst identifying system enhancements within the organisation. You will oversee the efficient administration of Payroll Services for a workforce exceeding 500 employees across Australia. Emphasis is placed on strategic operational practices, team skill development, implementing best practices for business continuity, and fostering strong partnerships with customers.

The key to success in this role will be your ability to deeply engage with the business and cultivate strong relationships with stakeholders. Your dedication to supporting and influencing your team whilst seeking opportunities to enhance the function will see you thrive.


  • Lead and nurture a high-performing payroll team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement to achieve strategic goals.
  • Develop comprehensive payroll strategy encompassing time-keeping, payments authorisation, tax compliance, and accounting integration.
  • Manage end-of-month processes and ensure adherence to internal controls for efficiency and accuracy.
  • Implement a systematic review process to identify trends, challenge assumptions, and propose solutions for payroll optimisation.
  • Maintain legislative compliance.
  • Drive payroll-related projects.
  • Oversee payroll tax compliance, vendor management, and crisis readiness while driving best practices and performance metrics.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders.


Candidate Profile

You are a professional Payroll Manager who is eager to step into a thriving organisation where you can make a meaningful contribution. With extensive experience across all facets of payroll in a large company, you excel in integrating this function seamlessly with the broader business. Motivated by self-drive and a desire to become the go-to authority in your field, you're deeply committed to driving ongoing enhancements and delivering value.


Company, Culture & Benefits

Working in a true leader in its industry, you will serve as the primary expert on all payroll matters, bolstered by a top-notch team. Collaborating closely with internal stakeholders, you'll spearhead initiatives to propel the business forward and instigate beneficial transformations. In an expanding organisation committed to advancement and innovation, you'll play a pivotal role in a hands-on, adaptable environment, keenly driving positive change and fostering rapid success.


  • Exciting opportunity to work at a leader in its industry; Ample opportunities for growth and development; Long-term position
  • $140K + Super + Onsite Parking
  • Western Sydney location; Onsite parking available



If this sounds like you, please send your resume by clicking the “apply” link below, referencing OHPM in the subject line. For a confidential chat, please contact Reo on 02 8211 3488.

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