Payroll and Benefits Manager, VP – US Financial Services Firm

Job Title: Payroll and Benefits Manager, VP – US Financial Services Firm
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: GT/16337d
Contact Name: Garrett Tardrew
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 10, 2022 15:24

Job Description


  • Overseeing payroll for Asia offices - approx. 550 employees across Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and Beijing.

  • Vendor management of outsourced third parties including payroll, benefits, and pension providers. Ensuring process, KPI monitoring, invoice verification, etc.

  • Key contact person for benefit related queries such as medical plan, pension schemes, employee leave matters, etc for Asia offices. 

  • Lead on benefit renewals including market reviews and benchmarking for Asia offices.

  • Responsible for payroll tax filling for local staff and secondees, liaising closely with local government, internal and external auditors and tax consultants as needed.

  • Coordination of mobility activities/employee transfers for Asia offices including shipping, temporary accommodation booking and expat taxes.

  • Partner with HR to ensure the smooth operations of payroll for starters, transfers and leavers. 

  • Work with financial controllers and HR IT monthly to load, process and reconcile GL’s and compensation data to ensure accurate reporting.

  • Ownership and maintenance of payroll and benefits policies, procedural and audit documentation for Asia offices.

  • Regulatory reporting and project management for payroll and benefits.


Qualification and Requirement:

  • Minimum 5 years of Asia Payroll and Employment Tax Management experience.

  • Financial Services experience preferred.

  • Fundamental understanding of country level legislation, regulations, and practices across Asia region.

  • Working knowledge of HR Oracle HCM, Peoplesoft, and Outsourced Payroll (ADP StreamOnline) an advantage.

  • Works well under pressure with good organizational skills in a fast-moving environment with little supervision.


For more information, or to apply, please contact Garrett Tardrew, or send me your resume at 

Job code: GT/16337


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