The Senior Payroll Professional is responsible for the full payroll function and for providing a high quality of service to the organisation. This Professional can demonstrate implementation of effective payroll process in a robust control environment, and optimisation of systems and processes to drive delivery improvement.
The nominee must have detailed knowledge of payroll legislation and company policies pertaining to payroll procedures, as well as an understanding of governance, risk management and internal control concepts. Judges will be looking for:
- Technical excellence
- Leadership qualities
- Keeping abreast of current trends
- Ability to think strategically
- Use of payroll information to communicate to senior, middle and low management