Payroll Team Leader


Permanent / Full Time

$80 000 - $90 000 / Year

#Accountant - Payroll

Are you looking for an opportunity to work for an award-winning prestigious organisation in the hospitality sector?  Our Client who is based in the centre of Auckland, is looking for a payroll professional to join their busy team. World leading development opportunities and extensive employee benefits.
Purpose of the role:
The Payroll Team Leader will be responsible for overseeing the payroll team as well as the administration and processing of payroll.  This is to be done in accordance with employee agreements and NZ legislation.

  • Process multiple weekly and monthly payrolls
  • Overseeing the organisations payroll services.
  • Meet payroll deadlines.
  • Administer payroll in accordance with legislative requirements.
  • Ensure IRD file requirements and KiwiSaver file requirements are complied with.
  • Ensure logical, up to date, secure and accurate files are kept and maintained for all payroll information, both manual and electronic.
  • Complete monthly payroll reporting and filing procedures.

Team Leader Responsibilities:

  • Establish on-going On the Job Training for the Department.
  • Induction for new Payroll Administrators
  • Communicate with Payroll Administrators with regular briefings regarding relevant information
  • Manage staff within guidelines outlined in the Company Handbook.
  • Continuous improvement: improve existing service or procedures. Ensure employees attend training programmes and meetings to constantly improve skills and knowledge.
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders

Other Responsibilities:

  • Provide efficient, friendly and professional service to all customers (internal and external).
  • Take initiative to ensure that interactions with our customers (internal and external) are positive, professional and productive.
  • Take a positive problem-solving approach with issues and concerns.

Knowledge and Skills required:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in payroll including management.
  • Strong user knowledge of payroll systems.
  • Knowledge of New Zealand payroll legislation.
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to communicate with all levels of employees.
  • Flexible and able to embrace and respond to change effectively.
  • Ability to work independently and has good initiative under dynamic environment
  • Self-motivated and energetic.
  • Good organisation and time management skills.

Kindly note that applicants will require rights to work in New Zealand to apply.