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  • Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

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As a team: 

Working as part of the ANZ Payroll Team, the successful candidate will be integral in ensuring a smooth processing or Accenture payrolls for New Zealand and Australia. This person will also have the opportunity to work on projects initiated by the ANZ Payroll Team, and the payroll-related elements of various other company-wide projects and transformation initiatives.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

In our team you will have the opportunity to:

            Work with a wide range of stakeholders across the business

  • Demonstrate first class customer service skills
  • Develop and operate payroll controls
  • Support the business by providing prompt and efficient query resolution

 As a Senior Payroll Analyst, your duties will include:

  • Accurate and timely processing of the monthly Accenture New Zealand and Avanade (AU) payrolls, off-cycles and manual payments ensuring a high degree of accuracy of relevant accounting and financial records
  • Ensuring New Zealand payroll and practices align with the NZ Holidays Act and other relevant legislation
  • Australian and New Zealand compliance calculations such as, but not limited to:
    • Age Based Limit and Superannuation Guarantee Maximum Contribution Limits
    • Kiwi Saver
    • Bonus related tax obligations
    • Fringe Benefit and related LAFHA reporting obligations
    • Terminations / Severance
    • New Hires
  • Assisting with Australian & New Zealand statutory compliance of payroll function and ensuring accuracy of relevant accounting records
  • Support the organisation in payroll processing projects and initiatives both at a national and international level
  • Liaising with both internal and external stakeholders on all third-party disbursement schedules/information requirements
  • Support month end preparation and review of payroll provisions
  • Work closely with HR, Finance, our internal V&A team and external stakeholders to ensure smooth and seamless transition of onboarding employees
  • Assist with the development of payroll controls relating to audit requirements
  • Be point of contact for queries related to Accenture New Zealand and Avanade (AU) payrolls

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Australian and New Zealand payroll and HR processes
  • Experience with Ascender Preceda (highly regarded)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Accuracy and an eye for detail
  • Working as part of a busy team in a fast-paced, matrix environment
  • Strong communication skills including clear, professional written and verbal English
  • The ability to work autonomously on own initiative either independently or as part of a team
  • A strong customer focus and polished customer management skills (with experience of working with customers and stakeholders in high pressure environments)
  • A quick thinker with a ‘can do’ attitude and an aptitude for creativity or the ability to adapt as required
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Good working knowledge of IT
  • Strong team player
  • Relationships

Reports to:  ANZ Payroll Operations Team Leader

Qualifications

  • Education:  Certificate IV/Diploma in Payroll or equivalent in Finance, Taxation
  • Work Experience:  2-4 years Payroll experience
  • Experience with high volume payroll
  • Understanding of New Zealand Inland Revenue Department (IRD) Legislation as it pertains to payroll
  • Understanding of KiwiSaver/Superannuation Legislation

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Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 569,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com

At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

We believe that equality drives innovation. Our commitment to accelerating equality starts at the top with our board and CEO and extends across every part of the company. This comes to life when our people own the equality agenda, making it part of their jobs – every decision, every day – and feel free to speak up and to act.

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Auckland,Wellington

At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

We believe that equality drives innovation. Our commitment to accelerating equality starts at the top with our board and CEO and extends across every part of the company. This comes to life when our people own the equality agenda, making it part of their jobs – every decision, every day – and feel free to speak up and to act.

We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation. We want a workplace that is inclusive and diverse to that end we are setting bold goals and taking comprehensive action. To achieve these goals, we collect information that allows us to track the effectiveness of our Inclusion and Diversity programs.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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