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Human Resources Specialist - Payroll


Shanghai, China


Human Resources & Legal


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In this role you will provide specialized HR expertise in payroll, compensation and benefits management to our commercial and plant operations. The responsible countries in the Asia-Pacific region may be adjusted based on business needs. In this role, you will have the opportunity to affect change within the organization by supporting the administration of payroll and compensation initiatives, creating reports and offering innovative ideas for our total compensation management. We are a diverse team of passionate and talented people who seek for continuous improvement and operational excellence.  

Key Job Responsibilities:
  • Oversee routine payroll processes with third party HR vendors
  • Prepare HR reporting for finance, tax, audit and statutory filing purposes
  • Work closely with payroll and finance teams in China and US
  • Respond to employee enquires in relation to compensation and benefit matters
  • Maintain and manage employee records in HRIS and T&A system, ensuring highest level of data security
  • Support on employee lifecycle procedures
  • Assist in local mobility affairs (work permit/visa etc.)
  • Administer benefits programs internally and in conjunction with various service providers
  • Potential to expand scope outside of China and support other APAC countries
  • Participate in APAC HR improvement projects and initiatives as needed

Your Profile
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Native Mandarin and fluent English
  • 2-3 years+ of solid experience in payroll and benefits
  • Good attention to detail, committed to quality, number-sensitive and analytical
  • Learning ability to gain knowledge of local labor laws, statutory requirements, practices and workplace trends
  • Able to work through issues & problems in a logical, neutral manner
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills – resourceful and self-managed
  • Work experience in international business environment
  • Experience in both in-house and outsourced payroll roles would be an advantage
  • Prior experience with ORACLE or other payroll/HRIS applications is an advantage