Payroll Manager


Payroll Manager

  • CBD location
  • Head Office Leadership role
  • Competitive salary


The Payroll Manager is considered a pivotal and highly specialised role within National Pharmacies, and we are seeking an experienced and passionate individual to fill this position. This role is advertised as full-time, but for the right candidate negotiating part-time hours will be considered.


About Us...

National Pharmacies is a well known and respected South Australian based organisation providing health solutions to the community. Through a network of approximately 70 retail stores throughout South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, we provide an extensive range of high quality Dispensary, Health, Beauty and Optical products and services.


National Pharmacies is a mutual organisation and as such is owned by its members. Our member base is now close to 260,000 and fundamentally we are driven to add value to our members lives, and. We pride ourselves on ethically driven values, a strong corporate governance framework and focus on corporate social responsibility. We are an equal opportunities employee and value diversity in our people.


The company has existed for over 100 years, however, we continually strive to develop and implement innovative technological solutions and enhanced business processes. We insist on high standards and expect sustainability through organic growth and the realisation of new business opportunities.


About The Role...


As the Payroll Manager you will be:

  • Overseeing the Payroll team to provide effective, accurate, and efficient services. This includes the development and maintenance of leading practice Payroll and reporting processes and procedures with a focus on upholding industrial and legislative compliance and requirements.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the Payroll system and the time, attendance & rostering system, ensuring a high level of data integrity for the purpose of paying employees and data analysis.
  • Overseeing all transactional processing across Payroll functions and ensure a high level of service delivery to the business incorporating strong collaboration, problem solving and sound communication at various levels across the business.


About You


To be considered you will need to clearly demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Relevant qualifications and/or equivalent skills and knowledge in payroll.
  • Minimum of 5 years end to end payroll processing experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency using integrated computerised payroll systems, with a preference to the Chris21 application
  • Demonstrated proficiency using integrated time, attendance and rostering systems, with a strong preference to the Kronos system
  • Understanding and interpreting multi-awards
  • Keeping up to date with relevant legislation and regulations and communicating relevant changes to key business stakeholders
  • Advanced MS Excel skills - utilizing V-Lookups, Pivot Tables
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • High level stakeholder management experience.
  • Confidential oral and written communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability to work under pressure, prioritize, plan major and minor events associated with Payroll and scheduling events and meet deadlines are essential requirements of this role


In this role, your day may include;

  • Ensuring all checks are performed in calculating payments and deductions.
  • Supporting end of month and end of year finance reconciliation processes.
  • Compile statistics for analysis and process reports.
  • Performing quality control audits.
  • Reviewing and approving all Payroll payments within the delegation of authorities.
  • Interpreting industrial agreements such as awards, certified agreements, and contracts of employment.
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to develop staff, ensuring objectives are met.
  • Maintaining the CHRIS21c Payroll system and the Kronos Time, attendance & rostering system, ensuring a high level of data integrity for the purpose of reporting and data analysis.
  • Liaising with other departments to ensure all business objectives are met in a timely manner
  • Leading payroll related projects
  • Leading, motivating, coaching and developing the payroll team
  • Updating and maintaining the payroll and rostering system


How to Apply...

Please complete the requested work history & education information on the application page. You are welcome to include any certificates in the education section.


If you are a passionate person who realises the tremendous opportunity that this role offers and want to utilise your skills and passion in the healthcare industry, we want to hear from you!


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