Sydney CBD
$110000 - $120000 per annum, Benefits: bonus + benefits
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Stuart Soper
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Ethos BeathChapman are partnering with a leading international financial services group and assisting them with the appointment of a 'Payroll Specialist' to join their in-house Financial Operations team.  The position will work closely with the wider finance team in Sydney and other key business departments, to manage the end-to-end payroll function for both Australia and APAC countries (incl HK and Singapore).  This is a newly created and high profile position and core responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the end-to-end processing of monthly payroll for over 500 employees both locally and regionally, including managing superannuation
  • Manage month-end process, including annual and long service leave provisions, bonus provision, payroll tax and long-term incentive accounting.
  • Assisting with various variable pay and long-term incentive calculations and payments
  • Monitor and respond to all payroll related queries
  • Support Operational Finance and the broader Finance team to ensure smooth and timely year-end process
  • Assisting Finance team to provide insights and commentary for management reporting, cash and capital planning
  • Provide ad hoc payroll reporting requested by HR and other internal departments
  • Identifying continuous improvement opportunities in processes, controls and work-papers, and ensuring these are well documented
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders across the business to provide information that supports business decision making and ad hoc requests

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following key attributes and experience:
  • Ideally you will have 3+ years of payroll specific experience managing all end-to-end payroll processing tasks
  • Tertiary qualified (Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Commerce or Business), supplemented with specific payroll related courses (TAPS etc)
  • Experience in performing calculations and meeting obligations relating to PAYG, Superannuation, Payroll Tax and Workers Compensation, will be highly regarded
  • Strong commitment to accuracy and meeting deadlines, whilst applying a commercial and questioning mindset
  • Proficient time management skills with strong ability to prioritise across conflicting deadlines
  • Demonstrated experience in process and system improvements, including technology change initiatives

For further information on this role or to apply in confidence, please contact 
Stuart Soper on 02 8227 9200 or apply directly via the Apply for this job button.