Payroll Team Leader

Listed 15 days Ago
Visionwest Community Trust
Non-profit - Social Services

About the Role

The Payroll Team Leader is responsible for providing day to day guidance, operational supervision and support to the payroll team to ensure our payroll runs to schedule and is processed accurately. This will include ensuring an ongoing maintenance of associated records in accordance with the relevant agreements, legislation, and policies.

Some Key Responsibilities

  • Support the service leadership with service management.
  • Lead and carry out strategic tasks and special projects as delegated by the service leadership.
  • Participate within the payroll sector through policy groups, forums and networks and by keeping abreast of developments, initiatives, challenges and risks.
  • Ensure the team’s key accountabilities of providing payroll support, legislative compliance and excellent service are met.
  • Provide support for plans and proposals for new projects as requested by service leadership.
  • Provide accurate, reliable and timely reporting as requested by the service leadership regarding progress, achievements, risks and challenges.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information and document destruction as appropriate.

Role Competencies

  • Manage and actively supervise a team of business support or technical support staff.
  • Plan, schedule and monitor work and associated budgets.
  • Training and performance management of staff.
  • Problem solving requires analytical and/or creative input to modify existing methods, develop new approaches and/or deal with complex problems which require research through diverse and at times contradictory cases, i.e.,. new problems – existing solutions.
  • Internal and external relationship skills for advising, convincing others, resolving and explaining technical terms. 
  • Ability to cope with pressure and meet deadlines on a regular basis.

Qualification and Experience

  • Degree level (preferred) with considerable technical or commercial experience.
  • Intimate knowledge of current payroll legislation.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in payroll processes and database administration.
  • Strong leadership skills and experience in managing a team in a fast-paced environment .

About Visionwest

Visionwest Community Trust is an award-winning, not-for-profit organisation with faith-led roots, that provides a range of social services to communities in Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Christchurch.

Our lived values are:

Aroha (Compassion)

Manaakitanga (Holistic Care)

Mana (Dignity) 

Whanaungatanga (Authentic Relationships)

A commitment to the vision, mission and values of Visionwest Community Trust is essential for this position, see

If this role appeals to you, then please apply now! 

Applicants for this position must be eligible to work in NZ 

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