Team Leader - Payroll Operations

Job Description

Title: Team Leader - Payroll Operations

Company Name: Woolworths Group

Vacancy: 2

Job Location: Australia, Queensland, Brisbane, Southern Suburbs & Logan, eightmileplains

Employment Status: Full Time

A great place to grow

  • Lead a Payroll Operational team to deliver high-quality services across Australia’s largest payroll 
  • Close-knit and passionate team embarking on transforming the payroll function
  • Join a purpose-led team with the opportunity to grow and make a difference

The Opportunity
We’re on a journey at Woolworths to transform and revitalise our payroll function. The purpose of this role is to lead the Operations team within Payroll Operations & Reporting to deliver high-quality services to the Woolworths Group.  This role will embed and foster a culture of high-quality payroll delivery and service excellence enabled by effective and efficient people processes, technology and metrics to drive performance against agreed service levels and statutory deadlines. With a strong focus on ensuring team growth and delivery across the payroll function. This role will partner with the wider Payroll, Finance and Culture & People teams across the full operating model to unlock further value-add services that enhance the line manager and team member experience at Woolworths.

Your key role responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the day-to-day operational delivery of a high quality payroll service which includes PAYG, payroll tax, superannuation etc.
  • Establish and support proactive compliance measures and reviews to reduce risk
  • Lead project initiatives and embed changes in the operational space
  • Develop overall team capability and coach team members in achieving high quality service outcomes as well as technical competencies 
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities through monitoring service performance and employee data analytics
  • Participate in internal / external audit processes and follow up on audit actions.
  • Support the implementation of key system requirements and ongoing programme of payroll improvement activity in process, people & system changes.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Experience in leading a team in a complex payroll environment 
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in payroll processes for external vendor payments, payroll tax, payrun, superannuation, year end etc.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in payroll legislation related to regular payroll processes, reconciliations and lodgments
  • Experience in payroll accounting desirable along with an understanding of payroll upstream and downstream processes
  • Experience in supporting and championing technology projects
  • Experience delivering service improvements across people, technology and process
  • Experience with SAP and SuccessFactors is desirable, or alternatively other large ERP solutions

What's in it for you? 

  • Opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest and best minds in Australia across the Woolworths ecosystem
  • Enjoy access to our team benefits which include wellbeing initiatives, savings on health and insurance, superannuation, food and dining as well as discounts on many of our brands
  • Flexible working options, that will enable you to thrive
  • Amplify your experience by leading a team across one of Australia's largest and complex payroll processes

Joining the Group

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do. 

We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage and we are proud to be recognised as a Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTQ+ inclusion.

As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference. 

We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing. 

We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences – for our customers and for each other.

We’d love to hear from You

If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application. You can learn more about working with us on LinkedIn or via www.wowcareers.com.au. #LI

Our Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Leaders kindly request no unsolicited resumes or approaches from Recruitment Agencies. Woolworths Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

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