Payroll Engineer

Join our team and help transform payroll in Australia and New Zealand.

Location: Auckland, Whangarei, Sydney or remote.

The role

This is your opportunity to help transform the payroll industry and shape the next generation of payroll professionals. Affinity is seeking a problem-solver with a passion for technology and customer service who can help us take our real-time and event-driven payroll solution to the next level. 

If you are a recent IT, finance (or other related discipline) graduate looking for an opportunity to make your mark in a rapidly growing technology business, we want you to be part of our team. 

About Affinity

With over 35 years of experience in the industry, we have established a reputation for delivering high-quality, reliable payroll solutions to mid-market and enterprise businesses across Australia and New Zealand. 

We work closely with our customers to understand their unique payroll requirements and provide tailored solutions to meet their needs. With a focus on accuracy, compliance and efficiency, we are committed to delivering exceptional payroll services that exceed customer expectations. 


  • Analysing, designing, testing and deploying Affinity enhancements. 
  • Assisting with technical upgrades, development, testing and deployment. 
  • Handling high-level payroll related queries and troubleshooting complex issues. 
  • Deployment and review of payroll policies and controls. 
  • Conducting finance/HR analysis and developing reports to present insights to clients. 
  • Acting as the employer and employee interface for customer support. 
  • Maintaining payroll system configuration to ensure compliance with policy and legislation. 
  • Working closely with the Operations / Delivery team to deploy new services. 

What you’ll need to succeed 

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in an IT or finance role. 
  • High level of communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • A deep understanding of various hardware, software, and networking technologies. 
  • An ability to troubleshoot and solve technical problems. 
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to changes in regulations, technology, and processes. 
  • Knowledge of Australian and/or New Zealand payroll, tax and employment legislation would be advantageous, but not a requirement. 

If you have a passion for accuracy, compliance, and efficiency we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to  

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