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Payroll Specialist

Job description

We are looking for a Payroll Specialist to assist our large corporate client in their new project team helping with a large HRIS project thats ready to kick off once the team is established. This project will be moving data from legacy programmes to a new HRIS system and the project is expected to span until the end of 2025. 

As Payroll Speciialist you will focus on the implementation of a new payroll system and be a key part in ensuring accurate management and administration of payroll policies in compliance with New Zealand payroll laws and regulations.
This position focuses on using your expertise in payroll policies, entitlement calculations, system administration and training to facilitate a smooth transition to the new payroll system. Your goal is the successful implementation of payroll management functionalities within the new payroll system and the accurate calculation and processing of pay accruals and entitlements for employees, ensuring compliance with legal standard with the utmost of efficiancies! 

Key Candidate Responsibilities: 
  • Utilise in-depth knowledge of New Zealand payroll laws and regulations to guide the implementation of pay policies within the new payroll system.
  • Understand and apply Payroll policies and regulations to accurately calculate pay rules and entitlements for employees.
  • Lead the design of Payroll business rules in the new payroll system using accurate pay data, ensuring compliance with legal requirements and organisational policies.
  • Lead the configuration of employee self-service functionalities and pay approval workflows.
  • Provide support and training to managers and employees on using the new payroll system for pay management purposes.
  • Collaborate with HR and IT teams to resolve pay-related issues and ensure seamless integration of pay management processes.

Key Candidate Requirements: 
  • Diploma or degree in Human Resources, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Payroll Technician, Pay Administrator, or in a similar role involving pay management and payroll system administration.
  • Familiarity with payroll software and pay management systems (e.g., SAP, Kronos, Workday, Human Force) is advantageous.
  • Certification in payroll administration or relevant HR software is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply complex pay policies and regulations effectively.

We have multiple opportunities in this team so please apply now, they are ready to go once the team is established with a pipeline of work until the end of 2025!

Jessica Miller - 84 Recruitment