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Employment Hero is hiring a

Payroll Coordinator

  • Worldwide
  • Full-Time
  • 25 applicants (13%)

Payroll Coordinator

  • Australia
    • Full time


About us

Employment Hero is an Australian tech unicorn – valued at over $1 billion. Our world-class software is the easiest way for small to medium-sized businesses to manage HR, payroll, employee engagement, and benefits. We’ve grown 100% year on year since inception, and expanded globally in late 2020. We now service over 80,000 businesses and we will continue to grow rapidly in 2022 and beyond.

We believe in distributed employment and take a ‘Remote First’ approach with our team. Employment Hero can hire across the globe, assuming that candidates have eligible working rights and are in a suitable timezone. If you’ve got the skills for the role and the passion for our mission then we want to hear from you!

About the role

Global Teams (GT) allows businesses to employ the best talent no matter where in the world it is. GT is an Employer of Record that compliantly and seamlessly employs team members in their home locations on behalf of clients in other countries.

Reporting to GT Finance & Payroll Manager; you will be primarily responsible for preparing and enabling the payroll data capture and transmission to our Payroll Partners. You will be working with our clients and Payroll Partners to ensure the accurate and timely payment of employees around the world.

To be successful in your role you will need to work closely with Employment Hero’s internal finance team and the Global Teams HR Operations Delivery Team as key contributors towards GT Payroll.

Employment Hero celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences, we invite people of all backgrounds and identities to apply for this position.


Global Teams Payroll Preparation and Management

  • Capture and confirm all employee monthly payroll updates (expenses, leave, pay changes including commissions etc) directly with the client before the payroll cut off for all regions
  • Track all employee monthly payroll updates in both the client and regional spreadsheets (data entry) as well as maintain an audit trail of all updates
  • Send all payroll updates to payroll partners in accordance with payroll cut off dates
  • Review payroll reports received from Partners and work with the respective partners to resolve any payroll discrepancies before submitting to the GT Finance & Payroll Manager for final approval
  • Be the first point of contact for all client and employee payroll enquiries
  • Prioritise and resolve all payroll discrepancies as they are raised and with immediate effect. Triage to Finance where necessary (eg non-payment/non-receipt)

Global Teams Finance Operations Support

  • Support the GT Finance & Payroll Manager & EH Finance Team with GT’s financial administration activities including AP & AR Support, resolving client and partner billing discrepancies as they are raised
  • General Finance administration support


  • Certificate or similar training in spreadsheets or data management processes (formal training in payroll would be advantageous)
  • 3+ years manual payroll administration or management experience
  • Demonstrable experience in data entry & spreadsheet management
  • Some experience working in a Talent (agency recruitment, BPO, RPO, MSP) OR Tech service environment for either a global / large complex organisation or a scale up business which has launched into new markets and territories would be preferred
  • Exposure to supporting financial reporting and analysis
  • Methodical and accurate with excellent attention to detail through repetitive tasks
  • Ability to learn reconciliations and identify discrepancies
  • Capable of multi-tasking to meet deadlines in parallel
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Compliance and process driven, ensuring due diligence throughout each step of the Payroll process
  • Energetic, driven and results focused
  • Ability to prioritise, and manage time effectively
  • Thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment


  • Self, health, wealth and happiness programs
  • Remote-first and flexible working arrangements
  • Our Sydney office is dog friendly and remains open for team meetings, collaboration days and those who need a day away from their home office (we are a COVID-safe workspace for those who choose to use it!)
  • A generous budget to spend on setting up your home office (if you need a desk, chair, screen? You name it!)
  • We set you up for success with the latest and greatest hardware, tools and tech
  • Learning & development (including an external study policy, live monthly professional development classrooms, and premium online learning content!)
  • Virtual yoga classes
  • Quarterly & yearly team celebrations
  • Employee Share Option Program: be an owner of Employment Hero!
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