Team Lead - Payroll & HR Services

TMF Group
Sydney, Australia
Competitive salary plus great benefits
15 Sep 2022
15 Oct 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About TMF Group

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world. Our 9,100 experts and 120 offices in 85 jurisdictions worldwide serve corporates, financial institutions, asset managers, private clients and family offices, providing the combination of accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration, compliance and entity management services essential to global business success.

Discover the Role

The Team Lead – HR & Payroll will provide mentorship for other team members and lead coordination of day-to-day operational payroll processing requirements for clients and management of workload of your Payroll & HR Services Team including any one-off project work.

Key Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day management of your Payroll Services Team from an operational perspective
  • Assist Head of HR & Payroll Services with training and development of payroll officers, new client proposals, and new client implementation
  • Administer clients on designated payroll software
  • Take ownership of project work, up to the implementation stage, that will assist in enhancing client payroll processes
  • Assist with payroll system setup for new clients and the setup of clients employees within the payroll system
  • Ensure accuracy and completion of payroll, PAYG, and superannuation related processing for client payrolls
  • Assist with the calculation of terminations; including redundancies, dismissals, etc as and when required by clients
  • Ensure accuracy and completion of calculation, lodgement & processing of IAS (if applicable), State/Territory Payroll Tax, and State/Territory Workers Compensation renewals for clients
  • Ensure accuracy and completion of the preparation of funding requests for payroll if trust or client account a/c is maintained by TMF
  • Obtaining approvals for payrolls and payments from client’s authorized personnel
  • Arranging for payroll and associated payment runs, by either EFT or BPAY and co-ordinate with authorized personnel to authorize them
  • Coordinate Global SLA requirements with your payroll services team
  • Accurate input of client time in viewpoint
  • Complete client work within budgeted time and report out-of-scope client work undertaken
  • Review and ensure clients are billed for payroll services on a regular basis by your payroll services team
  • Maintaining databases and other tracking tools as required
  • Liaising with TMF office network as required in the delivery of services
  • Supporting management with initiatives to improve internal systems and process efficiencies
  • To prepare and participate in regular performance reviews, team meetings and training sessions

About You

If you also have the following attributes, then we would love to hear from you:

  • Minimum 5-8 years’ experience in a payroll
  • Experience managing 2-3 direct reports
  • Experience in payroll processing up to 1000 employees
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to demonstrate working knowledge of payroll processes and understanding of Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Legislation as it pertains to payroll, superannuation legislation and payroll tax legislation across Australian state revenue offices, Fair work ombudsman and National Employment Standards (NES)
  • Able to work under pressure, work autonomously
  • Outsourcing payroll experience and/ or experience working with an offshore team will be an added advantage

Why Join Us?

You will be joining a small but supportive team with a diverse client base, you will also get:

  • Hybrid working arrangement (subject to mutual agreement)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work on diverse multinational client portfolio
  • Extensive in-house training programs
  • Close to public transport

Applications close: 31 Oct 2022 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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