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Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, Sydney, Australia



Payroll Specialist


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

Join the iconic Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, a five-star luxury hotel in the heart of Sydney's CBD, and manage the payroll for our exceptional property. If you have a passion for delivering efficient and accurate payroll outcomes and a proven track record in payroll management, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is a renowned hotel that combines French elegance with contemporary sophistication. We are committed to providing our guests with luxurious accommodations, exceptional service, and unforgettable experiences. As an employee, you will be part of a team that values professionalism, innovation, and excellence.

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and organised Payroll Specialist to lead our payroll function. This position is responsible for providing an accurate and efficient payroll service to the hotel and supporting teams and managers through payroll related activities. The role includes the following specific tasks:

  • Manage the end to end weekly payroll cycle, from processing, reviewing and submitting for payment, to management and statutory reporting.
  • Prepare and verify the monthly accruals for salaries, wages and on-costs
  • Assist in the month-end closing process, including preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Calculation of termination, redundancy, and other payments
  • Manage the payroll financial year-end process
  • Responsible for the monthly and yearly reporting cycle, including Superannuation, Payroll Tax, FBT & WGEA
  • Partner with the Human Resources to manage the payroll enquiry and compliance cycle
  • Project manage, alongside the leadership team, the onboarding of a brand new Food & Beverage department and team, assisting in creating roster templates and reporting tools to manage the rostering function
  • Responsible for the System Administration
  • Perform additional General Ledger duties related to treasury and reconciliations


  • A proven track record of success in a similar role (hospitality industry preferred)
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of awards, superannuation, taxation, payroll, and employment law (HIGA experience highly regarded)
  • A passion for innovation and driving improvements within the Payroll function
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to meet deadlines while ensuring accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Additional Information

When you join Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, you gain access to fantastic career opportunities within the global Accor network.


  • Ideally situated in the heart of central Sydney’s business and shopping districts, conveniently located near all public transport routes (trains, buses, ferries and lightrail). 
  • Industry benefits worldwide on accommodation, dining and lifestyle services from Day 1. 
  • Enhanced parental leave program.
  • Most importantly - learn from industry experts with opportunities for development.
  • We genuinely care about your success and want to help you grow!

If you're passionate about our industry, thrive in a dynamic environment, and are ready to contribute to the success of our iconic hotel, we welcome you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

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