Job title: Payroll Specialist
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: AUD $90,000.00
Salary to: AUD $100,000.00
Location: Sydney
Job ID: 44647

Job Description

Location: Sydney CBD

Salary package: $90K - 100K+ Super

Role highlights: Opportunity to join an experienced and well-established company. Enjoy a great team culture reporting into a supportive and transparent Manager using your skills and expertise.


Role Overview

As the Payroll Specialist, you will be reporting directly to the Group Financial Controller. You will be responsible for the end-to-end payroll processes, ensuring the timely and accurate delivery on payroll and liaising with internal and external stakeholders on any pay related matters. You will be an expert in award and multiple EBA interpretations.

In this position, you will be responsible for delivering HR and Finance reporting to essential stakeholders and offering expert guidance and support on payroll-related issues, including award updates, wage rates, and Enterprise Bargaining Agreements (EBAs), within a dynamic service industry environment.



  • Perform the end-to-end payroll across multiple entities ensuring accuracy and on time delivery for over 1000+ staff using Micropay.
  • Processing timesheets and the monthly payments for PAYG, superannuation and payroll tax.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations, including the interpretation of Modern Awards and EBAs.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations, including the interpretation of Modern Awards and EBAs.
  • Preparation of wages, annual leave liability, payroll tax and superannuation journals.
  • New employee set-up and maintenance of current employees.
  • Address ongoing employee queries from staff and management.
  • Contribute to the development of process improvement including monitoring, reviewing, and improving relevant policies, including maintaining employment / payroll procedures on a regular basis.
  • Investigate, troubleshoot and problem solve any complex payroll queries.
  • Ad-hoc support to various HR projects and initiatives.


Candidate Profile

You are an experienced Payroll Officer who has proven experience managing payroll end to end ideally across multiple entities. You will have experience using Micropay or another payroll related ERP system and will ensure your work is always of the highest level with an impeccable attention to detail.

You naturally seek out best practice and thrive working in a role where you can seek out process improvements and manage future system implementations to ensure the payroll function is running seamlessly. Your communication and influencing skills are of the highest standard and your natural passion for Payroll will see you hit the ground running.


The Company, Culture & Benefits

Join this stable, well-established company as they rapidly grow and expand their business. You will have the opportunity to take initiative in the payroll department in a company that is highly passionate about empowering people and elevating their everyday lives.

  • Huge market impact; Large scope for professional development; Excellent culture
  • Competitive Salary up to $100K + Super - Based on Experience 
  • Permanent position; Sydney CBD; Public Transport Accessible


If this sounds like you, please send your resume by clicking the “apply” link below. The reference number for this role is TL44647. Please allow for 3 - 5 working days for us to process all the applications. All applicants will receive feedback from us, either via email or a telephone call.