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Payroll Accountant

Melbourne, Australia

About Nintex: 

At Nintex, we are transforming the way people work, everywhere.  

Nintex is the global standard for process intelligence and automation. Today more than 10,000 public and private sector organizations across 90 countries turn to the Nintex Process Platform to accelerate progress on their digital transformation journeys by quickly and easily managing, automating and optimizing business processes. We improve their lives though the technology we build. 

We are committed to fostering a workplace that supports amazing people in doing their very best work every day. Collaboration is constant, our workplace is fun, the environment is fast-paced and we value our people’s curiosity, ideas and enthusiasm. We deliver on our commitments, we don't wait to implement ideas or fix issues, and we treat each other with respect and consideration. 

About the role: 

In this position, you will be part of the Finance & Accounting Team, reporting to our VP, Corporate Controller.
You will be responsible for managing external payroll providers or processing in house payrolls, setting payroll policies and procedures, and ensuring a positive payroll experience for all employees.  
This role provides support to the Finance Team, HR Team, Employees, and external parties on payroll related queries.

Your contribution will be: 

Payroll processing: 

  • Responsible for end-to-end in house cycle payroll for Australia and New Zealand. 
  • Responsible for end-to-end outsourced payroll for Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia.   
  • Manage payroll taxes, superannuation, pensions, workers compensation reporting and employee benefits/reconciliations. 
  • Manage year-end payroll reporting & payroll statutory fillings.  
  • Manage leave systems 
  • Manage payroll on-boarding & off-boarding of employees 
  • Liaise with HR team regarding new hires, terminations, leaves, remuneration and conditions of service including interpreting awards/agreements in relation to tax, allowances and other pay and benefit components 
  • Handle employee queries and escalations 

Payroll accounting: 

  • Manage all payroll-related journal entries for processing in our accounting system 
  • Manage payroll-related accruals and balance sheet reconciliations 
  • Review payroll month end pack for allocated regions.  
  • Work with Finance & Accounting team on payroll related analyses for budgeting and reporting 


  • Manage general payroll audit queries 


  • Be the backup for payroll for our international entities, as required.  
  • Integrate payroll following merger & acquisitions, as required. 
  • Manage payroll-related projects, as required. 
  • Independently and proactively analyse, assess and resolve issues in creative and efficient ways.  
  • Leads and contributes to development of company through various solutions and process improvements, and guides development of new ideas for payroll processes and team. 
  • Enhance relationship and collaboration with internal and external teams.  
  • Assist with various Adhoc projects within accounting/finance team  

To be successful, we think you need: 

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting 
  • Minium of 3 years of accounting experience 
  • Prefer 3 years of experience with payrolls in the APAC region, preferably for a global company. 
  • Strong accounting experience related to payroll accounting including posting all payroll in the general ledger, bonus, commission, and leave accruals.  
  • Expertise preferred in Australia and New Zealand payrolls processing, as well as payroll tax legislation and practices. 
  • Experience with NetSuite 
  • Strong Excel skills  
  • High integrity, discretion, and attention to detail. 
  • People, time and project management skills 
  • Experience in high growth & Scaling tech environments. 
  • Outstanding analytical, problem solving, communication & prioritization skills. 

What’s in it for you? 

Nintex employees have the freedom to work how they work best. We are virtual-first across our global workforce. Our people work in the way that best suits them and their teams - whether at home, in an office, or another place that sparks creativity, focus and collaboration. Our work environment is such that our people can successfully deliver their work while adequately supporting their lifestyle and preferences.  

While our offerings differ from country to country, we offer our entire global workforce an array of exciting perks and benefits, including 

  • Global Gratitude and Recharge Days
  • Mindfulness and counseling resources
  • Invention/patenting assistance
  • Meaningful recognition
  • Community impact opportunities
  • Multiple tools through which to learn and grow, and an incredible global community 

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