Accounting, Finance & Financial Services

Payroll Run Lead

Job Title: Payroll Run Lead
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
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Job Published: about 2 months ago
  • $74,000 per annum
  • Permanent Position
  • Excellent opportunity to step up

We are looking for a Payroll Run Lead to join the Payroll Team of one of New Zealand’s largest, community-focused public sector organizations.

The Payroll Run Lead will work actively across the Payroll Team and will support the wider Payroll Management Team to deliver against key performance indicators as required and to support the successful delivery of payroll team deliverables.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for all tasks associated with running the fortnight pays
  • Be responsible for the reconciliation of the payroll accounts and for the end of month clearing of payroll accounts, journals clearing accounts and reconciliations
  • Provide mentoring and training to junior members of the payroll team
  • Provide solutions to customers and payroll in answering complex queries where required
  • Develop and maintain a positive and collaborative working relationship with the wider Payroll team to ensure that all Payroll functions are undertaken to support the delivery of an effective and efficient payroll service

You will bring to this role:

  • Advance demonstrated payroll knowledge and experience
  • Sound understanding of payroll legislative requirements and processes impacting payroll, such as taxation, ACC, Holidays Act
  • Sound level of computer knowledge, basic intermediate Word and Excel required
  • High attention to detail and an ability to keep sight of the bigger picture
  • Proven ability to build highly effective relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven customer services focus with common sense and a practical approach
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor staff

With any questions, please contact Olivia Strutton;

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