EY Senior Consultant/Manager, Payroll Services, Sydney in NS, Australia

Title: Senior Consultant/Manager, Payroll Services, Sydney

Location: AU-NS-Sydney

Job Number: SYD00350

As a result of continued growth, EY’s Corporate Services Payroll Team wishes to hire a Payroll specialist to play a key role in implementing their growth strategy and provide a range of payroll services to their clients. Technically strong, you will have excellent client management experience and be a team player.

The opportunity

We are looking to hire a talented Payroll Specialist to join our team as a Senior Consultant or Manager. Working closely with our offshore team, you will provide an advisory service on payroll matters in this client facing role. In this exciting new offering, you will have the opportunity to establish, improve and implement new procedures and processes, whilst building relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.


Your key responsibilities

Drawing on your skills and experience in Payroll, you will support and advise clients on their payroll processing, procedures and queries. This will include payroll set-up, payroll checking, reconciliation and compliance, whilst utilising our offshore team to ensure client requirements are met. Working across multiple projects and clients, you will have the opportunity to build and execute new processes.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Personnel and people management, including supervision and team building

  • Ability to work effectively either as an individual or member of a team and relate effectively with staff on all levels

  • Adaptability to quickly learn new information, processes and procedures

  • Good time management skills in order to meet deadlines

  • Proactive and able to identify and resolve problems

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Previous experience in high volume full function payroll

  • Experience using a large scale ERP

  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel skills

  • Sound numeracy skills, attention to detail and accuracy

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A payroll related diploma/certificate may be advantageous, but not necessary

  • Prior experience in tax accounting and finance would be beneficial, but not necessary

What we look for

We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about Payroll and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark.

Apply now.