Manager, Payroll-Central HRSC


Job Description

We are looking for a Payroll Manager to manage and execute our regional payroll functions - main in-scope countries are MY, SG, TH, VN, HK, TW, PH and to a lesser extent AU, IN and KR. There is a specific focus for PH - where there are both Lazada and AIDC APAC employees, totaling upwards of 1,600 employees. You will work closely with our payroll outsourcers, to ensure our payroll expenses and taxes are paid correctly and on time. Another part of your job will be to supervise more junior team members and liaise with other professionals.

Our ideal candidate is analytical and methodical, with experience in payroll administration and good knowledge of payroll regulations and practices. We value integrity, strong organizational skills and effective team managers/players. Your goal will be to ensure our payroll operations are compliant, efficient and current.
- Use existing resources (people, policies/processes and technologies) to process payroll account transactions (e.g. salaries, benefits, contributions, deductions, taxes and third-party payments)
- Coordinate monthly preparation of time-and-attendance, payroll master data and instructions
- Oversee processing of payroll changes (e.g. new hires, terminations, promotions)
- Support all payroll tool and system upgrades
- Ensure compliance with relevant laws and internal policies
- Support and facilitate all payroll-related audits - internal and external
- Liaise with auditors and manage payroll tax audits
- Supervise and coach payroll executives and specialists
- Collaborate with Human Resources and finance/accounting teams
- Maintain consistent, complete, accurate and timely records and prepare all necessary reports and dashboards
- Resolve issues and answer payroll-related questions

Job Requirements

- At least three years proven/demonstrable experience as a payroll manager/team lead or similar role
- Current knowledge of payroll procedures and related laws
- Excellent understanding of multi-country, multi-location payroll and taxes
- Familiarity with payroll software, HRIS and MS Office (specifically Excel)
- A keen eye for details
- An analytical mind and good math skills
- Outstanding communication skills (written and oral)
- Organizational and leadership skills
- BSc/BA in Business Administration, Accounting, Human Resources or related field
- Good command of English (written and spoken) is a must
- Professional certification (e.g. CPP, CPM) is a plus
- Fluency in Chinese/Mandarin is a plus

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HR Operations (Payroll, Admin, Office Management)

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RM 8.3K - RM 12.5K



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