Payroll Team Leader

  • Company:
    New Zealand Police
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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  • Based at Police National Headquarters
  • Salary starting at $88,404
  • Permanent
  • About the role

    New Zealand Police Payroll is seeking applications for a Team Leader in a permanent role based at PNHQ.

    NZ Police is the lead agency responsible for reducing crime and enhancing community safety. Our vision is to have the trust and confidence of all. You will be working with a hard-working and enthusiastic team who are part of a high performing People Operations group function. This role is critical to the payroll function managing a mixture of Payroll staff specifically in the ACC space as well as managing a number of administration staff providing administration support across the wider People Operations team.
    We are looking for an individual who can work closely with our other Payroll Team leaders, whilst supporting NZ Police in the delivery of accurate and fortnightly payroll service, managing a team of Payroll Officers and delivering on Our Business and organisational requirements.

    Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensures the accurate and timely processing of employee pay entitlements and reimbursements.
  • Manages risk and escalates to the Payroll Manager if required
  • Maintains payroll related master data for all employees
  • Implements and applies controls to ensure accuracy of changes to employees pay
  • Ensure the team delivers a high standard of service and positive experience with our employees
  • Keeps up-to-date with legislative and employment collective changes
  • Identifies, develops and implements business process improvement opportunities to reduce manual work
  • Works collaboratively with the entire People Operations team to deliver a high level of service to our employees
  • What you’ll bring

    Being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others.

    Ideally you will be able to demonstrate experience in the following areas:

  • Working at or towards team leader experience
  • SAP/MyPolice experience – At a user or specialist level.
  • A strong understanding of the NZ Police Collectives and key legislation relating to but not limited to payroll activities, ie the Holidays Act, Wages Protection Act
  • A strong customer service ethos
  • This role is set at Team Leader/Manager level , this means your key purpose is “to lead the activities for Our Business and enable people to deliver them.”

    We will ask you questions based on “How we will deliver Our Business – Core Competencies” and the appropriate role level, , please copy and paste this URL: %20Competencies%20updated%20Nov%202020%

    These questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time. For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL: