16 Apr 2019

Full-Time Payroll Manager

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAnywhere

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Auckland University

Job Description

Join part of the wider HR team

The role

Reporting to the HR Services Manager you will be responsible for managing a diverse team of 9 Payroll Consultants, ensuring accurate and auditable processing and the administration of the payroll functions, enabling consistent and efficient delivery of services throughout the University.

Success will be measured through proven experience in managing a large multi facet payroll along with advanced knowledge of changes to NZ Employment Legislation.  You will be able to demonstrate staff leadership capability, excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to work autonomously within a team in an often challenging and demanding environment.

Your proactive approach and ability to problem solve, adhere to strict deadlines, combined with highly developed communication skills will enable you to work at all levels across the University.


The Person

  • Extensive knowledge and experience managing a team in a leadership role
  • 5-10 year’s experience managing a complex payroll for a large sized organisation (collective agreements, variable pay, variety of employee types)
  • Experience using a PeopleSoft payroll software is highly desirable
  • Can work independently and utilise initiative
  • Discretion in dealing with confidential matters
  • Customer focused
  • Friendly kind and approachable


This is a great opportunity to work in a flexible environment where your work will make a difference. The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students.

Apply online today!

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website.

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Applications close: Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Job Categories: Leadership/Management. Job Types: Full-Time and Permanent.

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