Senior Payroll Specialist – Sydney Area Office – Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park


Job Number 19158790
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Sydney Area Office| Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park| Sydney| New
South Wales| Australia
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Due to the increased growth within Marriott Hotels in Australia this newly
created position of Senior Payroll Specialist is an accounting position
reporting directly to the Marriott Australia Payroll Managers. The position is
responsible for ensuring the end to end timely processing of the payroll
process| processing of employee benefits such as superannuation and leave|
payment obligations for the participating properties| month end processing|
assisting the Payroll Managers to ensure that the participating properties
receive the appropriate levels of service| as well as stepping up as leader in
the absence of the Payroll Managers.


Expected Contributions – primary job responsibilities| however not limited

Assist the Payroll Managers in all aspects of the accounting function| including routine procedures and ad-hoc projects.

Process and review of hotels payrolls as required

Understanding and knowledge of processing terminations| redundancies and other like payments

Prepare and verify the monthly accruals for salaries and benefits including leave entitlements

Assist with payroll and financial year ends

Assist with internal and external audit requirements

Prepare ad-hoc reports

Interact with the Human Resources and Finance departments in all participating hotels

Abide by Company policies and procedures.

Carry out any other duties as reasonably requested by Management.

Assist with processing| maintenance and administration of End Of Month and End Of Year payroll processes

Process| calculate and manage payroll adjustments| terminations and leave payments

Manage redundancy calculations including the process on one off or on a business restructure bases

Proactively manage customer and stakeholder relationships whilst responding to queries & maintaining quality of service

Provide ongoing support to the Payroll Manager in all aspects of payroll processes and system improvements| internal and external audit and coaching of other payroll specialists.

Assist in providing Labor Management support & training to Marriott Hotels leadership teams across Australia

Candidate profile

Minimum of three years to five years experience working with the payroll profession

Experience in supervising or leading a small to medium payroll team

Knowledge of Federal and state wage award legislation and reporting requirements

In depth knowledge of payroll related items such as superannuation| payroll tax and leave provisions across multiple states and territories

ADP| Ascender and/or E-tivity Labour Management System experience preferred but not essential

Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports| statements and/or projections.

Strong computer literacy skills including proficiency in the Microsoft Office Professional suite (particularly Excel| Word)

Ability to effectively communicate accounting information| policies| and/or procedures in a manner easily understood by the customer.

Well organized and efficient and the ability to multi-task

Excellent communication skills| both verbal and written

Willingness to learn new skills.

Team oriented person who can focus on the details.

Responsible| honest and trustworthy

Pleasant and professional manner

Ability to interact with hotel associates of difference levels

High level attention to detail

Brilliant interpersonal skills with the ability to establish strong relationships

# – Environmental Responsibilities –

The company requires that you are aware of all environmental practices|
policies and procedures and implement these on a daily basis. It is expected
that you will have a sound understanding of the company’s Environmental Vision
and spread awareness amongst fellow team members. Your ideas and initiatives
are expected in the ongoing development and enhancement of the company’s
Environmental Program.

# – Occupational Health & Safety Responsibility –

The company requires that you will be aware of all Occupational Health and
Safety policies| procedures and practices and implement these accordingly.

# – Divulging of Company Information –

The company requires that you will not (either during or after your
employment) without the company’s written consent| divulge any information
concerning the company or any associated Hotels or any of their dealings|
transactions or affairs which may come to your knowledge during or in the
course of your employment with the company.