Payroll Lead

Location: Batu Kawan, Penang
Job ID: MCN34


Job description:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Malaysia payroll team on the full spectrum of payroll operations and vendor management.
  • Ensure payroll is processed timely, accurately, and compliant with Malaysia’s labor regulation and company’s wage rule.
  • Implements and maintains operational procedures to support and govern payroll operations.
  • Define and review metrics to drive quality, effectiveness and efficiency in the service delivered.
  • Ensure adherence to company policies, statutory compliances, internal/external controls, and SOX controls.
  • Collaborate with Center of Excellences (COEs) and business stakeholders to deploy and maintain global programs in the region.
  • Establish strategic partnerships with vendors to ensure quality and cost effectiveness in the service delivered.
  • Responsible for the management, development, solutioning and continuous improvement for Payroll operational activities.
  • Responsible for the development of internal and external communications for payroll related matters.
  • Support internal, external and government audits.
  • Drive team performance to improve effectiveness and efficiency in alignment to global strategic objectives.
  • Support all aspects of performance management and development for payroll team.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Tax & Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resource Management or equivalent. 
  • Payroll experience with minimum 5-8 years and supervisory role of at least of 3-5 years.
  • Solid understanding in local labour and taxation laws.
  • Experience in payroll transformation projects and implementation.
  • Experience in Workday, SAP Payroll and Service Now will be highly preferred.
  • Candidate must be willing to work in Batu Kawan, Penang. 

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