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Payroll Team Lead

Apply now Job no: 500194
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Parramatta
Categories: Finance

At Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) we are committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5000 passionate employees located across 83 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 40,000 plus students. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future, through quality catholic schooling and by strengthening the professional lives of our employees.

To ensure that we continue to meet the needs of our diverse stakeholders, People & Culture at CEDP is undergoing a transformation which has resulted in the creation of an Payroll Team Lead, reporting directly to the HR Operations & Analytics Manager.

About the opportunity:

This role is tasked with ensuring the continued delivery of Payroll services to CEDP employees as well as partnering with the HR Operations & Analytics Manager to ensure the successful transition of payroll processes to the new HR information system. More specifically you will:

  • Lead a team of 10 and oversee end to end fortnightly payroll processing for 5000 + permanent, temporary and casual employees 

  • Coordinate and provide services covering multiple areas within P&C including payroll process, budget allocations, application of awards and agreements, salary packaging, expenses, superannuation, workers compensation calculations, legislation compliance

  • Work in partnership with internal teams and external providers to facilitate the delivery of Payroll advice, responding to ad-hoc requests and project work

  • Manage escalations from team members, reviewing work, providing guidance and advice where necessary

  • Develop a structured approach and methodology around data checks and audit to ensure accuracy of payroll and proactive risk management and issue resolution

  • Enable Payroll insights and decision making by preparing, balancing and reconciling of scheduled and ad-hoc reports and requests

  • Provide interpretation to stakeholders regarding P&C policies, programs and practices and providing written advice where required

  • Maintain accurate and current records within the HRIS ecosystem, providing the team with support and development in this as we transition to a new system

About You:

To be successful you will be a strong relationship builder who is able to deep dive into our complex payroll environment and key processes by liaising with key stakeholders across our organisation and exploring our current system and data. You will be a people leader, able to accommodate the needs of a team of payroll experts with a wide range of aptitude in technology at a significant time of transition and change. You will demonstrate alignment to our purpose and values, together with:

  • Proven experience in a similar role - education experience is preferred, but any environment where the complexities of various awards and enterprise agreements apply will be highly valued

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or relevant industry experience

  • Payroll experience within a SAP SuccessFactors environment highly desirable, ideally with exposure to Employee Central Payroll

  • A focus on continuous improvement and the proven ability to simplify processes

  • Collaborate across departments to innovate  and deliver results

We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education, and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring the future.

Interested?

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working with Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.

CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Apply today!

If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.  To find out more about CEDP go to https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/ or follow us on LinkedIn.

A Working With Children Check is mandatory for all roles within CEDP. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.

At Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) we are committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5000 passionate employees located across 83 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 40,000 plus students. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future, through quality catholic schooling and by strengthening the professional lives of our employees.

To ensure that we continue to meet the needs of our diverse stakeholders, People & Culture at CEDP is undergoing a transformation which has resulted in the creation of an Payroll Team Lead, reporting directly to the HR Operations & Analytics Manager.

About the opportunity:

This role is tasked with ensuring the continued delivery of Payroll services to CEDP employees as well as partnering with the HR Operations & Analytics Manager to ensure the successful transition of payroll processes to the new HR information system. More specifically you will:

  • Lead a team of 10 and oversee end to end fortnightly payroll processing for 5000 + permanent, temporary and casual employees 

  • Coordinate and provide services covering multiple areas within P&C including payroll process, budget allocations, application of awards and agreements, salary packaging, expenses, superannuation, workers compensation calculations, legislation compliance

  • Work in partnership with internal teams and external providers to facilitate the delivery of Payroll advice, responding to ad-hoc requests and project work

  • Manage escalations from team members, reviewing work, providing guidance and advice where necessary

  • Develop a structured approach and methodology around data checks and audit to ensure accuracy of payroll and proactive risk management and issue resolution

  • Enable Payroll insights and decision making by preparing, balancing and reconciling of scheduled and ad-hoc reports and requests

  • Provide interpretation to stakeholders regarding P&C policies, programs and practices and providing written advice where required

  • Maintain accurate and current records within the HRIS ecosystem, providing the team with support and development in this as we transition to a new system

About You:

To be successful you will be a strong relationship builder who is able to deep dive into our complex payroll environment and key processes by liaising with key stakeholders across our organisation and exploring our current system and data. You will be a people leader, able to accommodate the needs of a team of payroll experts with a wide range of aptitude in technology at a significant time of transition and change. You will demonstrate alignment to our purpose and values, together with:

  • Proven experience in a similar role - education experience is preferred, but any environment where the complexities of various awards and enterprise agreements apply will be highly valued

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or relevant industry experience

  • Payroll experience within a SAP SuccessFactors environment highly desirable, ideally with exposure to Employee Central Payroll

  • A focus on continuous improvement and the proven ability to simplify processes

  • Collaborate across departments to innovate  and deliver results

We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education, and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring the future.

Interested?

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working with Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.

CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Apply today!

If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button. To find out more about CEDP go to https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/ or follow us on LinkedIn.

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