Transformational Manager-Payroll

Location: Brisbane
Salary: Neg
Job Type: Perm
Date Posted: 26/05/2020

This role represents a challenging and rewarding opportunity which will fully utilize your strategic leadership, technical (payroll) and change management skills. Our client is a well known, complex, multi-site organization with multiple business units and payrolls in excess of 20,000 people. 2020 will see them automate, consolidate and initiate transformation across a number of disparate ICT platforms including  payroll.

This newly created role will report to the Group CFO and play an integral role in transforming payroll teams,  processes and technology across all business units, ultimately delivering a seamless, consistent, customer centric payroll service. Success requires strengths in leadership, project management, stakeholder engagement, change management as well as a solid understanding of payroll software, processes, award interpretation and legislation.

Key challenges will include:

Working with key internal stakeholders including PMO, ICT, Business Unit and the CFO ( sponsor) to scope the POW, undertake SWOT analysis, identify risks and design a project plan to deliver valued outcomes for the Group;

Building strong relationships with internal customers, stakeholders and delivery teams, engaging, understanding priorities, context and demands of current state and designing innovative solutions with ‘no surprises’;

Leading and building capability within the Payroll teams, promoting a culture of collaboration and true “ business partnering” between the Payroll teams and operations;

Ensuring payroll processes and systems change reduces costs, align to best payroll practices, automate, reduce rework and deliver significant value; and

Ultimately providing the Group with an enhanced, quality payroll experience that is fully compliant within relevant legislation and delivers within required timeframes.

You are a tertiary qualified professional whose background ideally combines both a strong technical  accounting                ( including payroll) and project management background. You can demonstrate success in leading similar complex transformation projects, including Payroll systems, that have resulted in significant cost reduction and efficiency gains in large, complex environments.

On a personal level you are solutions focussed, analytical, able to engage, negotiate, influence,  challenge and communicate effectively on all levels. Your have advanced technology skills including MS Excel, proven ability to interpret and analyse large complex data sources and can multi-task and manage competing priorities.

Please apply on-line or call Kelly Howard for more details.

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