Payroll Experts Australia (PEA), has been highly commended at the annual Global Payroll Association (GPA) Awards for the prestigious Transformation Project of the Year 2023. This recognition is a testament to the collective efforts of the entire PEA team. Our team members continuously demonstrate their unwavering dedication, expertise, and commitment to excellence throughout our showcased project and every other of our transformation projects, and it is wonderful to see this acknowledged internationally. This not only celebrates our team’s achievements but also serves as a validation of our approach to Payroll Project Transformation.

The Transformation Project of the Year award honours organisations that have successfully implemented transformative projects with tangible business benefits. Our team have showcased their expertise by redefining traditional approaches and embracing innovative methodologies.

As part of this global acknowledgement, we wish to take a moment to recognise Niels Wieleman, one of our employees, who has demonstrated exemplary leadership skills, unwavering commitment to excellence, and a deep understanding of the interplay between people, processes, and technology. His approach has led to significant improvements in efficiency, productivity and overall organisational performance for our client.

Niels’ contribution to the transformation project we showcased to GPA was invaluable. His insights and ability to harness the capability of each project team member was a key to success. Niels effectively encouraged collaboration through his cross-functional project team, whilst also bringing external stakeholders along for the journey. He spearheaded the implementation of the Time and Attendance and Payroll system, delivering accuracy, efficiency and streamlining critical operational processes. By leveraging data-driven decision-making, Niels empowered our client to adapt swiftly to changing project and operational dynamics.

Image (Above): Julie McInnes, employee of Payroll Experts Australia and GPA Payroll Specialist finalist,

accepting Highly Commended Award on behalf of Payroll Experts Australia in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Attaining this global recognition at the GPA Awards is a great honour for the entire PEA team. Our team accomplished an incredible feat, implementing a payroll system across multiple locations in just 14 weeks. This highly commended acknowledgement by the GPA signifies not only our ability to successfully implement transformative projects but also our commitment to pushing the boundaries of what is possible through transformational change. Being a finalist for this Award has not only strengthened our reputation as leaders in the industry both in Australia and Internationally but will continue to inspire our team to foster strong and meaningful relationships with our clients. As we move forward, we will carry on with our journey of innovation and transformation, helping our clients to navigate the evolving payroll and compliance landscape and achieve sustainable success.


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