Job Openings Payroll Specialist

About the job Payroll Specialist


Payroll Compliance, Analysis Accounting

  • Plan, coordinate and manages payroll and ensure that payroll cycles and deadlines are adhered to; statutory withholdings and/or employer contributions (e.g. pensions, insurance, etc) are filed paid timely; annual income tax filings are completed within the statutory deadlines.
  • Keep abreast with payroll regulatory changes state-wise; identify, analyze, and highlight tax, legal, etc. resulting from any such changes and/or from staff transfers, international assignments, severance, terminations, new payroll policies or processes; and work with Corporate Legal, Tax, HR and 3rd party payroll vendors to ensure resolution.
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting all payroll-related costs.
  • Oversees and supports the implementation of payroll-related initiatives, projects, and process improvements to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Assure through audits, reports, and personal contact, that payroll policies and processes are consistently administered in compliance with company policies and statutory regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with SOX, internal and external audit of payroll-related accounts.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and/or resource in areas of payroll regulations and processing.
  • Analyze, research, identify alternative solutions and respond to complex matters requiring comprehensive knowledge of payroll policies and procedures.
  • Conduct ad hoc analysis and reporting as requested by the Payroll Manager, HR, Legal, Tax, and other corporate management with minimal guidance and supervision.
  • Ensure agreed SLAs and timelines are defined for all processes and adhered to.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • High level of confidentiality and integrity are required.
  • Capable of working under time constraints and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task. Extensive knowledge of Excel, including the use of pivot tables.
  • Knowledge of stock compensation and payroll regulations and statutory requirements in APAC countries advantageous.
  • Experience in India payroll and payroll compliances is mandatory.
  • APAC payroll experience is an added advantage
  • Workday, Oracle, and ADP Streamline knowledge advantageous.
  • Strong communicator with the ability to influence and lead.
  • Ability to engage with senior management in areas of payroll and decision-making.


  • Bachelor s degree in Accountancy, Finance, or related professional qualification.
  • More than 1 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Experience in supervisory capacity advantageous.
  • Experience in payroll/financial analysis in an IT MNC is advantageous.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Duties are performed in a normal office environment while sitting at a desk or computer table.
  • Duties require utilizing a computer, communicating over the telephone, and reading printed material.
  • Duties may require being on call periodically and working outside normal working hours (early mornings, evenings, and weekends).