SOFTWARE & SERVICES WE BELIEVE IN

We’re a team of thinkers, creators and do-ers.
And we’re serious about delivering great workforce management software.

7 years SINCE WE STARTED
$10.8 billion WAGES PROCESSED
$14.6 billion INVOICES PROCESSED
2.1 million PEOPLE PAID

OUR VISION

Be the Leader in workforce management solutions for complex businesses.

OUR MISSION

Empower businesses to manage their workforce from the cloud.

Small team. Huge ambitions.

All great products and companies are built on the tireless efforts of exceptional people. At Astute Payroll we’re no different.

JOIN OUR TEAM
RICK MEASHAM
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
RICK MEASHAM

A big fan of the Maker movement, Rick believes the best way to make awesome software is to make an awesome team. And when he’s not doing that, he’s either making amazing cakes or messing around in the workshop with his son.

EVA BELLAIRE
CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER
EVA BELLAIRE

When not studying for her CPA or tinkering with her collection of restored Mercedes Benz classics our Eva is helping clients get on board, trained up, and comfortable with our workforce management software.

JACK PERSSON
SALES EXECUTIVE
JACK PERSSON

Jack is the newest member to our Sydney sales team and has already proven himself as a 'can do' type of guy. He recently travelled all over the USA spending plenty of time at 'Burning Man' in the Nevada desert - and survived!

STEVEN JOHNSTON
INTEGRATIONS MANAGER
STEVEN JOHNSTON

Steve works closely with all teams during the design and development phase of a project, ensuring a satisfying outcome for all involved. He also is responsible for managing our integration partners and ensuring all is working smoothly.

MICHELLE KRIZOWSKY
PAYROLL SERVICES OFFICER
MICHELLE KRIZOWSKY

Michelle is a pillar of payroll knowledge and can build a new customer's complex award rules in no time! She is cool and steady under pressure and always happy. Michelle is an integral part of the team.

DANE JOHNSON
SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
DANE JOHNSON

Dane is the lead ‘secret squirrel’ behind our software upgrades, ensuring release plans and scripts are tested and finely tuned ahead of release. He is also been instrumental in a number of successful online businesses.

LOUISE COATES
Office Manager
LOUISE COATES

Lou spends her time keeping the office in line and organised. She is a multi-tasking legend and takes it all 'on the chin'. She loves a good flannel shirt and was once heard singing along to Fairground Attraction on the radio (and appeared to be enjoying it!)

MATHEW RILEY
SUPPORT GURU
MATHEW RILEY

Matt is otherwise know as 'Mr Details'. There isn't a part of the software he doesn't know and Matt spends his days helping customers with seriously tricky problems.

NICOLE POULTON
BUSINESS ANALYST
NICOLE POULTON

"Auntie Col", as she is affectionately known, is the single most knowledgeable payroll guru in the office! When not solving the problems of the world she spends her time hanging with her gorgeous (and massive) dog Vlad.

ROWAN LALOR
STATE SALES MANAGER
ROWAN LALOR

Known as 'The Wolf', Rowan joined us years and years ago from his native Ireland. His Irish good luck and charm has seen him rise through ranks to leadership and he can put a smile on literally any face.

ARCHANA SWAMINATHAN
SOFTWARE TESTER
ARCHANA SWAMINATHAN

Coming from India's Silicon Valley, Bangalore, Archie just loves breaking the system and challenging everything. That is, of course, when she's not doing yoga, cooking, playing tennis or just being an all-round lovely person.

ADAM THOMSON
SALES EXECUTIVE
ADAM THOMSON

Fluent is both french and spanish Adam worked many years as a political and credit risk broker before moving to Peru, then Germany, then the Australian outback, and finally Sydney. His breadth of experience shows in everything he does and we're proud to have him!

STEPHEN HEAD
SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR
STEPHEN HEAD

Steve is a Canadian Australian with an easy going, laid back style. He is our resident System Administrator and Sandbox Czar, taking pride in ensuring the infrastructure thousands of people rely on is 100% running 100% of the time...

KRYSTEN COLEIRO
CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER
KRYSTEN COLEIRO

If you know a more experienced payroll systems implementation specialist then you're lying! Why? Our Krysten is a guru like no other. She can get new customers live in no time and make it look easy! We simply couldn't do without her.

MARCUS WEBB
FOUNDER & CEO
MARCUS WEBB

Marcus is a passionate product designer, master salesman, and all-round good guy. He was instrumental at internet start-up LinkMe before getting things humming at Astute Payroll.

BRONWYN GLUBB
PAYROLL SERVICES MANAGER
BRONWYN GLUBB

Bronwyn 'Glubbsy' Glubb has been on the team for what seems like forever. She not only manages a portfolio of customers, but also manages the Managed Payroll team. She is our rock and a source of payroll knowledge like no other.

SHELLEY MACKIE
CLIENT SERVICES DIRECTOR
SHELLEY MACKIE

Shelley has been on board since the start & has risen the ranks to Client Services Director. She's responsible for all customer contact & leads one of our biggest teams. She is a kick-arse singer to 80's radio tracks, rides 20kms to work and is the 'mother' of the office.

ADAM PERKS
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
ADAM PERKS

Adam is as dependable as your childhood BMX – always there when you need him, willing to take on any task required and with some pretty mad tricks up his sleeve!

NATALIA MAKOHON
PAYROLL SERVICES OFFICER
NATALIA MAKOHON

Mother of four girls (including twins!) and payroll guru to dozens of customers - Natalia is our superwoman. She looks after her customers with kid gloves and is relied upon for her endless payroll knowledge!

TODD PATTERSON
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
TODD PATTERSON

Todd is known as the Terminator – his ability to kill off bugs as quickly as they materialise (and often before anyone even knows they’re there!) is the stuff of legends.

AMUD BALAN
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
ANNETTE CURNOW
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
RHIANNON GANDOLFO
SUPPORT GURU
JOHNNY YU
SOFTWARE TESTER
JULIAN CALABY
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
JULIE WOTZKO
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
SANDEEP NUTHALAPATI
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
TRISH SCALLY
FINANCE MANAGER
RAINIER SARABIA
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
JACK FITZGERALD
SUPPORT GURU
ARZU ULKER
CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER
JOELLA DANIEL
SUPPORT GURU
TADEK CHAVEZ
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
BEING ASTUTE THE VALUES THAT DRIVE US
01

Ownership

We own our work, our decisions, our outcomes - and live by them.

02

Reliability

We are proud to be seen as trusted and reliable.

03

Creativity

We are an ideas factory constantly reinventing ourselves to be better.

04

Communication

We seek first to understand, then to be understood.

05

Passion

We care deeply about Astute Payroll's success.

06

Selflessness

We do what we think is best for Astute Payroll rather than what is best for ourselves.

07

Honesty

We are known for our candour and work hard.

08

Intelligence

We learn super-fast and love it. When wrong, we admit it then try again.

09

Productivity

We are very effective at getting work done. What we accomplish amazes people - and ourselves.

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Judgement

We are experts at what we do but like to be challenged and seek feedback in order to make the right decisions.

Social Responsibility

While financial performance is critical to Astute Payroll's growth, emphasis is also placed on our social and environmental responsibility. Our goal is to recognise and incorporate a responsibility to our community and environment in day-to-day business activities. Our culture of responsible behaviour is not only embraced by our staff, it is driven by them.

Dedication to our environment

Astute Payroll and our employees feel strongly about doing our part to reduce our impact on the environment.

2,680,298,587 SHEETS OF PAPER
SAVED BY OUR SOFTWARE

Initiatives we proudly support

RUN FOR THE KIDS

Members of the Astute team consistently participate in the annual Run for the kids fun run.

SALVATION ARMY

Members of the Astute team consistently participate in the annual Run for the kids fun run.