HR & Payroll Executive (12 month parental leave cover)

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive Salary
Apr 26, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

The purpose of this position is to provide Human Resources and Payroll support to Richemont Shared Services and Brands in Australia & New Zealand.


Recruitment, Selection and On-boarding/Off-boarding
  • Where applicable, work with respective HR team member in Singapore/Australia to determine the requirements for recruitment
  • For non-managerial positions: to conduct first round of interviews and assist and coordinate with Hiring Managers in the selection of suitable candidates in an effective and efficient manner. For Managerial positions: to assist with logistical arrangements for respective HR team member in Australia to undertake the first round of interviews.
  • Maintain up-to-date recruitment progress report
  • Manage on-boarding process of new joiners (SAP account creation, ensure new staff complete their on-boarding documentation and processes
  • Coordinates the pre-employment screening process and escalate to respective HR team member for any major discrepancies.
  • Prepare Employment Contracts and any letters relating to change of employment type, location, salary etc.
  • Ensure managers conduct probation period reviews and partner with the respective HR team member to follow-up on the progress of new joiners
  • Ensure employees who have resigned complete the off-boarding and clearance procedure and that all departments are notified (eg: return of company property, deactivation of office access, network access, stock count (where applicable), cancellation of work visa, etc)

  • HRIS and Employee File
  • Perform timely and accurate updates of employee records (personal details, position, salary, appraisal outcomes, training and awards) in HRIS system (SAP)
  • Ensure all documentation relating to each employee are kept and filed accordingly using correct filing protocol
  • Assist with relevant audits of employee records or systems as required

  • Compensation and Benefits
  • To administer all payroll activities with out-sourced vendor for Australia and New Zealand (NZ starting August )
  • Check the accuracy of payroll and prepare the reports and approvals for Head of HR and Finance Director's approval.
  • Ensure compliance in work flow when processing payroll (eg: approval from brand managers
  • to confirm that the commission payment is correct, etc)
  • Ensure compensation and personal data is uploaded to outsourced payroll provider and/or SAP promptly and accurately
  • To compile all data needed for salary surveys, the Annual Salary Review, and the Annual Performance Appraisal Analysis
  • Perform journaling as required

  • Employee Relations & Safety
  • Co-ordinate workers compensation claims and facilitate return to work plans where required
  • Conduct exit interviews with exiting staff and update the related database.
  • To assist in grievance handling and provide support in grievances to Head of HR.

  • Training and Development
  • Assist with delivery of face to face employee on-boarding
  • Co-ordinate and schedule external vendor training to align with L&D program
  • Co-ordinate training attendance lists and update in L&D platform where required

  • Other Projects
  • Provide local HR support to deliver important HR projects and initiatives
  • Actively participate in local and regional HR projects
  • Support boutique teams with KRONOS as required

  • Expatriates Support
  • Facilitate the relocation of expatriates through application of necessary work visas
  • Liaise and work with housing agent, providing local knowledge on schooling, and answering general questions on taxes, etc.
  • Assist with facilitation of expatriate on-onboarding

  • Administration
  • Raise Purchase Orders via SAP for HR related expenses and ensure vendor includes PO number in invoices and all invoices are verified using correct process
  • To raise request via FISM for creation of staff ID for expense claims processing
  • Ensure that staff profiles are maintained correctly on online leave system and HRSM (staff purchase)
  • To organise gifts for special occasion in accordance to brand and Richemont policies (eg: gift for marriage, long service award, etc)


    Geographical area under responsibilit y


    Australia and New Zealand

    Job Specifications

  • 3 years HR and Payroll experience in Australia with sizeable multi-national companies
  • Minimum 1 year Payroll experience with New Zealand
  • Proficiency in SAP preferred
  • Computer literacy and conversant with Australian labour regulations
  • Experience in managing HR projects and execution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential

  • Australian undergraduate degree in HR or a related field
  • Professional training in HR areas like C&B, Talent Acquisition, Training & Development is very desirable.

  • Self-confident
  • Team player - able to partner with multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Open mind-set with multi-cultural awareness
  • Hands-on, well organised and able to multi-task
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