ConocoPhillips Payroll Supervisor in WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Australia

Title: Payroll Supervisor


Job Number: 00S2B

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 17 countries, $69 billion of total assets, and approximately 11,200 employees as of June 30, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,216 MBOED for the six months ended June 30, 2018, and proved reserves were 5.0 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2017.

Our exciting portfolio of Australian assets includes the Australia Pacific LNG Facility in Gladstone, Queensland, the Bayu-Undan field in the Timor Sea, and the Darwin LNG Facility in the Northern Territory. We also have exploration and appraisal projects in northern Australia including the Greater Poseidon and Barossa

Reporting to the HR Shared Services Director, the Payroll Supervisor is responsible for the HR SAP system, the Payroll function and the Payroll team. This role will be required to provide payroll services in a complex payroll system in SAP for employees in multiple locations with roster variations and multiple salary and benefit structures.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide payroll services to employees in ABU-West, APLNG, Timor-Leste, JPDA and Australian expatriates which includes complexities like roster variations across multiple locations, multiple salary structures and benefits associated with those locations

  • Provide Operational support of Human Resources modules (Personnel Administration, Organisation Management, CATS, Payroll and Travel Management)

  • Oversee the end of financial year process

  • Supervise two Payroll staff members including their performance management

  • Supervise monthly payroll, adhoc payroll payments, end of month payments, end of financial year payments and the maintenance of all employee data including the organisation chart.

  • Responsible for the maintenance and upgrades opportunities for improvement to the HR SAP system including scheduled maintenance, legislative changes and policy changes

  • Provide support along with training & development to the Payroll Team

  • Calculation of Employee Benefit

  • Coordinate and assist with SAP training and documentation initiatives driven from both corporate and the ABU

  • Provide assistance on HR systems issues and queries to HR Department

  • Assist in the analysis and implementation of systems and processes improvements

  • Act as Security Coordinator for ABU user group – Human Resources, including improvement and administration of roles

  • Partner with BU IT Analysts and Process Owners to define solutions to support business improvement initiatives

  • Partner with Global SAP Services extended Team to develop, test and implement solutions as part of the Work Request and prioritisation


To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate the following experience and qualifications:


  • Degree or Certificate in Finance / Business / Commerce

  • 7 years’ experience in an end-to-end payroll environment of which 2 years would be in an SAP environment.

  • A good working knowledge of SAP HR module covering all aspects of this module

  • Good interpersonal skills working with the power users from different local departments.

  • Strong experience with SAP payroll processes to support testing.

  • Solid background in end to end Payroll


  • Advanced excel capabilities

  • Good time management and analytical skills

  • Strong supervisory skills

In return, ConocoPhillips offers a culture of collaboration, work life balance and support for individual career and professional development.

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of March 22, 2019.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Function: Human Resources

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor

Line of Business: AUSTRALIA - WEST

Title: Payroll Supervisor