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Regional Payroll Manager, Asia Pacific

  • Sydney +1 more
  • Sydney +1 more

Reporting to : VP, Human Resources

Working closely with: APAC HR team, Global payroll team

Job location : Sydney or Singapore

  • Responsible for collecting, processing and reviewing the data for the monthly payroll in coordination with regional HR team and different payroll companies throughout APAC, including Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, India, China, Hong Kong and Japan
  • Processing all external reporting requirements for payroll
  • Uploading all payroll information into payroll system
  • Coordination of all external payroll partners and managing payroll audits from authorities if required
  • Reconciling payroll records to financial statements, review of payroll journal and coordination with external auditors during year end audits
  • Closure of each tax year and delivery of all legislative forms relating to payroll and benefits
  • Responding effectively and efficiently to all information requests from internal and external clients with HRBP’s involvement when needed
  • Ensuring accurate payment of commissions and bonus
  • Ensuring that payroll processes and controls are operated correctly and in accordance with company policies, and consulting HRBPs when needed
  • Assist with employee payroll questions and concerns
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of Restricted Stock Units granted to local payroll within the APAC region
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders: Regional HR, Benefits, Accounting and Commission teams
  • Function as a strategic partner and contribute process improvements for all key system implementations and upgrades
  • Providing payroll advices to business in conjunction with HRBPs
  • Ad-hoc support for payroll related initiatives and projects

Candidate profile:

  • At least 5 years’ experience of managing a medium sized payroll across APAC region
  • Familiar with the payroll/individual tax regulations in the countries/areas mentioned above
  • Process and systems oriented
  • Effective time management and prioritization skills
  • Experience in projects to move to a single payroll platform for a region is desired
  • Ability to strike a good balance between long-term benefits and short-term risks in daily work
  • Self-driven and Is willing to roll up sleeves and get things done
  • Experience working in global/multinational companies and teams
  • Fluent in English - Other APAC languages would be an advantage, but not mandatory
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferably in finance or accounting, alternatively successfully completed professional education in accounting
  • Experience working in payroll service providers or SaaS industry is a plus
  • Bonus point for payroll exposure to more APAC countries such as Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Thailand

Work with great people

Naresh Nehvin
Managing Director, Client Acquisition
"Meltwater has empowered me as a professional and individual. It has gifted me the rare opportunity to work with seasoned practitioners and industry leaders as a trusted consultant to their business."
Faten Amzah
Key Account Manager, Client Success
"Meltwater entrusted me to work independently with regional key decision makers from the start. It all boils down to the support and trust that we place in our most important asset - people!"
Amanda Shaw
Senior Manager, Client Success
"Meltwater teaches you to learn fast and fail quickly. We support a growth mindset, and from the most junior staff to senior management, everyone is accessible and supports each other's career."
Vilhelm Rudberg
Client Strategy Director
"The best thing about a Meltwater career is the abundance of challenge and opportunity - you are bound to realize and develop personal strengths you never knew existed!"

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive salary & bonuses

  • Work-life balance

  • Vibrant office space and well-stocked pantry

  • Progression and empowerment

  • Diverse, high-performance & collaborative teams

  • Flat hierarchy and strong support groups

  • A uniquely Meltwater culture like no other!

About the company

About Meltwater

With 20 years of experience in the field of online media monitoring, Meltwater is a global leader in media intelligence and social analytics SaaS solutions - helping to bridge the gap between Public Relations, Communications, and Marketing departments with an all-in-one solution powered by AI-driven insights. Through Meltwater's platforms, our clients are well equipped to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights - allowing them to strategically manage their brands and stay ahead of their competition. Over 30,000 of the world’s most respected brands rely on Meltwater to help inform their marketing & communications strategies and executive decision making. With over 55 offices and 2,000 employees worldwide, Meltwater is a truly global partner offering best-in-class support through our local customer success teams.

Meltwater employees embody the work-hard, play-hard spirit through our 3 core values - Moro (fun), Enere (number one) and Respekt (respect). These founding principles stem from our Norwegian roots and are why Meltwater has been named a Great Place to Work in several markets across the globe. We have high energy, open concept offices that thrive on teamwork and collaboration. We ensure our employees have easy access to management and learn quickly from those around them.

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