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Payroll Specialist



Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves. Wella Company is one of the world’s leading beauty companies, comprised of a family of iconic brands such as Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin and ghd. With 6,000 employees globally, presence in over 100 countries, Wella Company and its brands enable consumers to look, feel, and be their true selves. As innovators in the hair and nail industry, Wella Company empowers its people to delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals, engage communities, and deliver sustainable growth to its stakeholders.




We have an exciting operation to join the HR team in a newly created role! As we continue our journey to an independent company, we are in the process of taking over the payroll and HRIS process for Wella Australia & New Zealand. We are seeking a Payroll & HR Operations Specialist to lead this project. In this role, you will lead the monthly payroll process for Australia and New Zealand, as well as execute HR operational tasks including HRIS/ employee data maintenance, reporting and ad-hoc employee queries. This role is a fixed term contract until July 2022.




    • Lead the execution of the Wella ANZ Payroll cycle monthly, ensuring internal and external compliance
    • Act as a key point of contact to the business and managers for all payroll & HR Operations queries
    • Partner with the global HR team to implement the end-to-end payroll process for Wella ANZ
    • Maintain payroll / HR systems and platforms
    • Manage the Job Tool Vehicle process end to end, including being the main contact for employees and managers
    • Manage the corporate credit card process end to end, including month end reporting
    • Creation, review and maintenance of employment contracts and employee letters
    • Maintain and update HRIS / employee data.
    • Payroll and HRIS reporting as necessary
    • Ad-hoc projects and other HR duties from time to time




    • 2+ years’ experience working in payroll
    • Previous experience using Sage Micropay & ConnX (preferred)
    • HR university degree (preferred)
    • Digitally-savvy
    • Positive and solution-oriented approach to problem solving
    • Resilience with the ability to work well under pressure and manage competing demands
    • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work collaboratively with all stakeholders, both internal and external
    • Proactive and organized nature with high attention to detail.
    • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills




We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, colour, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Wella Company with federal and state disability laws, makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us.