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payroll analyst - japanese in Kuala Lumpur

sharmini vadivallu, randstad
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RM 98,400 per year

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kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
human resources
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RM 98,400 per year
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sharmini vadivallu, randstad
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job description

about our client

Headquartered in France, this MNC shared services client is a leading player in the industrial gas industry. They pride themselves in the substantial growth they have seen through the years, and continue expansion plans for this year in Malaysia and in other countries globally. Currently looking to set up in Japan, Korea and China, hence looking for candidates would be able to support these countries and be able to converse in the respective countries’ language

about the role

Support the setup activities of an HR Shared Service which includes the following but not limited to:

  • Transition activities across APAC ensuring compliance to standardized processes as well as statutory regulations.
  • Support the implementation of HR Shared Services supporting tools and technologies
  • Support key activities (i.e. training and etc) for a successful transition to the shared service centre.
  • Responsible for completing the payroll run and all subsequent activities that includes payroll results validation, salary disbursement, payroll posting to Finance as well as statutory submission as per the agreed service levels for payroll managed by SSC.
  • Liaise closely with the payroll-outsourced vendors (for countries utilizing outsource vendor) to perform the relevant payroll validation and ensure accuracy of the payroll results before requesting for approval of the payroll results.
  • Provide resolution to relevant payroll queries escalated from the service desk team.
  • Contribute to issues resolution during internal payroll process and HR review meetings.
  • Work closely with HR Shared Service Centre Payroll Team Lead to execute any process improvements within the department.
  • Perform regular updates and enhancements to job aids, standard operating procedures, FAQs, knowledge database and other reference materials to assist in resolving employee enquiries and issues.
  • Support HR Shared Service Centre Payroll Team Lead in any providing the relevant information or documentations required by internal /external auditors to assist with the periodic audit reviews.

your profile

  • As a Payroll Specialist you should be experience in a shared services environment or large organisations will be an advantage.
  • Experience is liaising with outsourced payroll providers and country authorities.
  • Experience in processing payroll and end-to-end payroll activities.
  • Experience with APAC countries payroll and labour regulations.
  • Strong communication skills in Japanese is essential. Additional languages a plus
  • Knowledge in payroll systems to perform relevant payroll activities.
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of Microsoft Office / Google suite of software particularly Excel / Sheets.
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality with the handling of the payroll data and results.
  • Knowledge of data privacy act and other payroll-related regulations

culture & benefits

In return for your skills and contribution, you will be reward with an opportunity to build your career with a prestigious brand. Your efforts will be compensated with a market competitive monthly salary and additional benefits.

how to apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, please contact Sharmini Ann via email at Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted due to the substantial amount of responses we receive.


no additional skills required


no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree