Senior Payroll Manager

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

Location: Auckland, Whangarei, Sydney or remote.

The role

Affinity is on the hunt for a highly skilled and experienced Senior Payroll Manager to help us take our payroll solutions to the next level. We are seeking individuals who are innovative, adaptable, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.  

If you are not afraid to think outside the box, enjoy working collaboratively, and are passionate about driving positive change in the payroll industry, we want you to be a 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. 


  • Managing the operational aspects of payroll processing on behalf of our customers, including salary disbursement, leave management and reporting requirements. 
  • Ensuring timely, compliant, and accurate processing of payroll that adheres to customer policies and legislative requirements. 
  • Providing customer support, managing enquiries and resolving issues as they arise. 
  • Conducting finance & HR-related analysis, developing reports and presenting insights to customers. 
  • Providing support and input into technical upgrades, development, testing and deployment of our payroll software. 
  • Assisting the wider payroll team and contributing to payroll-related business projects when required. 
  • Maintaining payroll system configuration to ensure compliance with policy and legislation. 

What you’ll need to succeed

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role, with a demonstrated track record of success. 
  • Technical knowledge of Australian and/or New Zealand payroll legislation and regulations. 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, with an ability to motivate, mentor, and delegate effectively. 
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, as well as the ability to think creatively and outside the box. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with proficiency in collaborating, negotiating, and influencing others. 

If you are a seasoned Senior Payroll Manager with a passion for accuracy, compliance, and teamwork, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to  

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