Senior Payroll Specialist

The Company:

TNT and FedEx officially joined forces on 25 May 2016. A combined FedEx and TNT will enable us to more effectively grow and compete, to better meet the evolving needs of our customers and the global marketplace. For our future team members, as part of one of the strongest transportation and logistics companies in the world, this means more opportunities to grow, learn and succeed. As we continue to grow, learn and succeed. As we continue to combine the strengths of the companies, we have exciting and challenging opportunities for new, talented team members in our TNT Payroll Team based at TNT’s Head Office in Mascot.


As TNT is part of the FedEx family of companies, this role will support the operations of both FedEx Express and TNT in Australia, and will be based at TNT’s Head Office in Mascot.


About the role:

Our Payroll team are dedicated to delivering efficient solutions for the business. As Senior Payroll Specialist you will lead payroll activities during an 11 month contract whilst the business implements SAP Global View. To be successful in this role, you will possess a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills to deliver accurate business updates.

  • Oversee and supervise a medium sized team
  • Monitor, audit and check accuracy of transactions, ensuring performance standards are met across the team, whilst ensuring delivery of weekly, fortnightly and monthly payroll using Meridian and Kronos
  • Support team with superannuation payments and queries, EBA/Award interpretations and taxation
  • Liaising with business partners and key stakeholders
  • Engage with team members and provide direction accordingly
  • Streamline processes, attention to detail and problem solve
  • Support the payroll manager with process improvement strategies and project implementation
  • Deliver to tight deadlines and set timeframes


Experience required:

  • 5 years’ experience in end to end Australian payroll
  • Meridian experience and knowledge
  • Worked within a large organisation
  • Knowledge of payroll related legislation, awards, taxation rules and superannuation
  • Payroll accounting and reporting
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill

In addition to the essential experience, the following traits are desirable:

  • Team leadership
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • The ability to adopt our ‘Safety Above All’ culture
  • Reliability with a can-do attitude and the willingness to go above and beyond for the customer
  • Commitment to the Purple Promise ‘I will make every FedEx experience outstanding’



We honour innovation, integrity and commitment. We have many formal policies, procedures and programs to bring out the best in our staff, individually and in teams. We strive to be the Best Company to work for with the Best Service and the Best Brand in our industry.

  • Competitive salary package
  • A positive working culture, with our People-Service-Profit philosophy – putting our people first!
  • We care for our employees well-being and value their contributions to our company


We are a supportive, caring and passionate team of payroll professionals and we pride ourselves on our high performance, high integrity culture. If this position and our working environment sound like the right fit for you, then do not wait and please apply today.

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Job no: JCAP037535

Location: Head Office, Mascot

Closing Date: 01/11/2020