Forget the headaches and overheads of running payroll internally. Our Managed Payroll team takes care of everything, so you can focus on growing your business.


Our Managed Payroll team are qualified payroll professionals with decades of experience across many industries.



Having our Managed Payroll team working for you means you don’t need to employ anyone to run your payroll.


Outsourcing your payroll to our Managed Payroll Services team means that you’ll have your very own dedicated Payroll Manager.

How does the process work?

We use our own software to process your payroll, through years of development and testing we can provide unmatched flexibility and customisation to easily meet the most complex of payroll demands.

Working with teams outside Australia and New Zealand? Head to our International Operations
page and we’ll help you get in touch with the PayGroup team to assist you with this.

You use Astute Payroll software to manage your employees and contractors, including timesheets and payroll information.

We generate a Payroll Verification Report (PVR) for your approval, based on the submitted timesheet data.

You approve the PVR or submit changes.

We process your payroll.

Wages are paid, contractors paid, payslips emailed and employee profiles updated.

PAYG withholding tax, payroll tax and superannuation reports completed.

The 3 top reasons for outsourcing your payroll.

There’s a lot to be said for the peace of mind that outsourcing payroll processing can bring to a business owner or manager. No headaches, no hassles. You’re left to focus on running a profitable business.


Larger businesses can afford to maintain in-house payroll departments. For small to medium businesses however, this option can be a money burner. How many hours are your employees devoting to payroll related activities? There are many hidden costs when maintaining an in house solution including software and staff training. Not so when you outsource.



With Astute Payroll, speed and quality never varies due to holidays, illnesses or training. Additionally, there’s no need to spend time on helping new hires understand your payroll software, and you won’t ever get stuck if your staff leave unexpectedly during crucial processing times or reporting periods. 


Payroll mistakes can be very costly and painful. Not just to your employees, but also the tax authorities and ombudsman. Being experts in our field, along with our powerful and award winning software and efficient processing model, Astute Payroll minimises these risks. Astute Payroll takes care of the hassles so you can focus on running a successful business.