Payroll Optimisation Lead

Job title: Payroll Optimisation Lead
Discipline: Accounting and Finance
Location: Sydney CBD, Sydney, New South Wales
Contract: Contract
Salary: $800-$905/day + Super
Salary low: 800
Salary high: 905
Contact: Rob Francis
Call: Rob
Email: email Rob
Reference: 3297637
Job Summary
  • $800-$905/day + Super
  • Sydney CBD location w/WFH
  • 6-month contract w/immediate start
About the company  
This NSW government agency is a major financial services provider who serves its customers including other government organisations using a unified approach based on the latest government standards. Currently going through a digital and operational transformation, this government agency uses data and behavioural insights to drive improvements with government and providing services to NSW
About the Role
The Payroll Optimisation Lead is responsible for supporting the optimisation of the end-to-end payroll services and operations, along with ensuring alignment with the broader People systems strategy.
  • Identify opportunities to optimise payroll services effectiveness and efficiencies
  • Optimise Payroll system enhancement and streamlining processes.
  • Act as the SME for changing legislative and compliance requirements and recommend process improvements for management of risk and control processes and engagement with auditors.
  • Drive improvements in payroll services tools and policies through external market trends, insight, and internal best practice.
  • Provide solutions to payroll system issues and guide implementation in conjunction with payroll and systems administration team.
  • Design a clear payroll services strategy and operational plans, prior to implementation.
  • Provide advice and guidance to broader payroll team on SAP/SuccessFactors.
  • Work with Systems Administration team to implement enhancements.
  • Set strategic direction and clear roadblocks to achieve process improvement and create enhanced execution excellence.
  • Prepare and deliver insightful and useful reporting.
  • Develop board reports and briefing papers and present to senior stakeholders.
  • Advise the team on how to resolve pay related matters.
About You
  • Tertiary level qualification in finance or a specific payroll course equivalent knowledge and skills gained through extensive practical experience
  • Extensive SAP/SuccessFactors essential.
  • Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Experience in managing complex payroll including employees paid under Awards and/or Enterprise Agreements.
  • Deep experience in implementation process improvements