Payroll Consulting Roles

Courtesy of Australian Payroll Association

Are you passionate about payroll excellence and looking to take your career to the next level? Australian Payroll Group (APG) is seeking a highly skilled Payroll Consultants and Senior Payroll Consultants to join our Australian Payroll Advisory (APA) practice. APG is dedicated to promoting the highest standards in payroll practices across Australia, and we are looking for dynamic individuals to contribute to our mission of ‘Creating Confidence in how People are Paid’.

About the Roles:

You will play a crucial role in providing expert advisory services to our clients. Your deep knowledge of payroll administration, Australian payroll regulations, tax laws, and compliance will help optimise payroll operations and drive continuous improvement for our clients. This role offers significant decision making authority and the opportunity to influence the direction of consulting projects.

Key Responsibilities:

Consulting and advisory:

  • Assess existing payroll processes, systems, and policies to identify improvement areas.
  • Provide expert guidance on payroll best practices and process optimisation.
  • Collaborate with clients to develop payroll solutions.
  • Conduct technology procurement engagements.

Payroll process optimisation:

  • Analyse payroll data to identify optimisation opportunities.
  • Document and map current payroll processes and present optimised future states.
  • Develop and implement strategies to streamline payroll processes and enhance accuracy.
  • Design and implement payroll policies and controls to ensure compliance.

Compliance and risk management:

  • Stay updated on payroll regulations and tax laws.
  • Conduct payroll reviews to ensure compliance.
  • Identify and mitigate potential payroll risks.

Stakeholder collaboration:

  • Build strong relationships with clients, government bodies, and payroll software providers.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders to provide updates and address concerns.

Continuous learning and development:

  • Stay informed about changes in payroll legislation and emerging trends.
  • Participate in professional development activities.

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