Senior Payroll Officer

Melbourne, Australia

Consulting, Outsourcing

About this position

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Senior Payroll Officer


About Mazars

Mazars is an internationally integrated partnership, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory, tax and legal services. Operating in over 90 countries and territories around the world, we draw on the expertise of 40,400 professionals – 24,400 in Mazars’ integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance – to assist clients of all sizes at every stage in their development.

Mazars in Australia was recently recognised as the Multi-Service Firm of the Year as part of the AccountantsDaily 2021 Australian Accounting Awards, following awards for Network of the Year and Professional Development Program of the Year in 2020. You will not find a better environment to achieve your full potential!


Job description

We are looking for a proactive payroll officer with 5-10 years’ experience to become a key leader in our outsourcing division to assist with a number of our international and local clients across a diverse range of industries.   You would be required to work with clients on a regular basis to ensure processes are streamlined in order to increase efficiencies predominately through the use of technology and effective procedures.  This role also has a large part in growing the division within our firm.

  • Lead payroll aspects of the AOS division within Mazars Melbourne
  • Manage a high volume of mainly fortnightly and monthly payroll across AUS for a range of different industries
  • Meet strict deadlines with a high attention to detail
  • Keep up to date on relevant legislation and awards
  • On board new clients
  • Train junior staff and provide guidance and assistance where required
  • Review/prepare calculation of termination payments
  • Review/process payroll tax, workers compensation, PAYG payments and superannuation
  • Reply to internal and external client queries in a professional and timely manner
  • Assist management in identifying issues and implementing potential improvements within the payroll function
  • Review/prepare weekly, fortnightly and monthly reports as required.
  • Assist with the preparation of local and international payroll tenders.
  • Liaise with various stakeholders including clients, software providers and internal stakeholders



  • 5-10 years’ experience working in an end to end payroll position with AUS payroll experience
  • Have exposure to system implementation
  • Thrive in a deadline driven and fast paced environment
  • Strong knowledge around relevant awards and legislation
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • The attitude, enthusiasm and willingness to succeed
  • Willingness to learn
  • Able to manage and meet deadlines
  • Confidence with client interaction within various industries
  • Pro-active and hard-working approach
  • Able to adapt, identify and provide solutions for internal processing


Why join us

You don’t join Mazars by coincidence, you choose Mazars: a global school of excellence where you will be challenged to develop and grow. Come and write the rest of (y)our story with us – you’ll make friends along the way too. Mazars, the smart choice.

We believe that Mazarians should be rewarded for the work that they do and so we offer a range of financial and non-financial benefits to support and reward our people.  At our Melbourne location you can expect the following:

  • International and Domestic Mobility Opportunities
  • Well Being Program
  • Flu Vaccinations
  • Learning and Development Programs
  • Social Club Activities Charity and Community Events
  • Study Assistance (financial support & study leave)
  • Flexible Working
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Paid Professional Memberships
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Discounts on • Banking & Insurance • Health Insurance• Health and Well-being


At Mazars we nurture an inclusive environment and encompass diversity in all forms. Successful applicants will receive consideration for employment irrespective of their background, experience, identity, age, gender or ability.

All applicants must be Australian/New Zealand citizens or hold a current valid Australian work visa with full working rights. You may be required to provide evidence at application.

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