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Marriott National Payroll Manager in Sydney, Australia

Job Number 24084633

Job Category Finance & Accounting

Location Sydney Area Office, Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park, Sydney, NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? N

Relocation? N

Position Type Management


The position is responsible to ensure that the participating properties receive the appropriate levels of service such as 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, as well as managing the payroll team. This role leads a team of 8 to process fortnightly payruns on ADP for 30+ hotels in 5 states around Australia.


Education and Experience

  • Minimum of ten years experience working with the payroll profession

  • Minimum four years’ 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 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 manage multiple stakeholders

  • High level attention to detail

  • Brilliant interpersonal skills with the ability to establish strong relationships


  • Process and review of hotels payrolls as required

  • 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

  • Examine the company’s payroll processes to ensure they’re up-to-date, legally compliant, and up to the highest industry standards by measuring key variables, including wages, pay rates, and tax withholdings

  • Analyse the systems, processes and structures of the existing payroll administration to identify errors and deficiencies and recommend procedure changes

  • Provide leadership with summary reports and recommendations on changes to make sure the company is prepared for external audits

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

  • Understanding and knowledge of processing terminations, redundancies and other like payments

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

  • Review & verify processing, maintenance and administration of End Of Month and End Of Year payroll processes

  • Assist with internal and external audit requirements

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

  • Recruiting, training, developing payroll team

  • Managing payroll related projects

  • Abide by Company policies and procedures.

  • Carry out any other duties as reasonably requested by Management.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

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