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Payroll Specialist - 8 Months Contract

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Job Summary

  • Singapore
  • Contract
  • BBBH779280
  • Apr 07, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

Our client, a global bank, is now looking for a payroll executive to join them on an 8 months contract to start with. This will play a key role within the Human Resource Operations team.


Primary responsibility is to support the payroll functionality of the in-house payroll team, supporting the multi-country payroll processing of employees in Singapore using the ADP/SAP payroll system. This position carries out all administrative tasks associated with a busy payroll office taking into account legal and internal requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Process monthly payroll including preparation of paperwork and data entry for all New Hires, Leavers and employee life cycle changes

  • Preparation of all manual payments outside the normal pay run for post pay payments i.e. tax and manual termination pays

  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of payroll clearing accounts and general ledger related activities for submission to risk management.

  • Assist in documentation of all key payroll related procedures with periodic reviews to ensure internal and regulatory requirements are maintained

  • Adhere to payroll governance process and perform 4-eye checks (based on segregation on duties across the different team members)

  • Assist payroll manager, supporting the team for payroll processing activities as required

  • Excellent customer service in answering all payroll queries through the shared payroll inbox and phone

  • Working knowledge of all legislation requirements for Singapore

  • Strong knowledge in monthly &/ year end tax and tax clearance processes

  • Work on process improvements by looking at alignment across payroll locations/ countries and proposing on best practices within payroll processing


  • Minimum of 3 years experience in payroll or finance related environment.

  • Working knowledge of SAP Payroll or other payroll systems

  • Excellent team player

  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively at all levels both face to face and via telephone and email

  • Excellent organisation/prioritisation skills

  • Attention to detail, ability to multi-task, work well under pressure

  • Anticipate needs; demonstrate initiative and proactiveness

  • Ability to work and use discretion with confidential information

  • Ability to work on own initiative without supervision

  • Proficient in Word, intermediate Excel Knowledge

  • Prior experience in account reconciliation

  • Experience in Singapore payroll

If you are keen to explore further, please click the "Apply" button or feel free to email me at

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd
Greg Cazalis
EA License: 11C5502
Reg No: R1871051 (Cazalis Tabusalla Gregorio)


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Gregorio Cazalis
Gregorio Cazalis
  • Consultant
  • +65 6818 3159