The Role / Responsibilities :
As part of the International Payroll Team, you will contribute to the ongoing development of the global Finance strategy.
Supporting business growth in an increasingly regulated environment whilst ensuring payroll and tax are compliant across the region.
This is a key role within the organisation overseeing complex multi-country payrolls including the monthly processing of 30+ employing entities across the APAC region.
The Sr. Payroll Analyst / Payroll Analyst will have the responsibility for ensuring that all salaries, associated deductions and benefits are processed / paid on a timely basis by the whole team.
They will also be responsible for ensuring all statutory filings are completed and deadlines met.
Key Responsibilities :
Efficiently manage the payroll and / or benefits administration for each country (India Focus), ensuring the vendor is held accountable for all statutory obligations and understands Moody’s policy, procedures and culture.
Responsible for the checking and approval of all payroll reports and payments as generated by the vendor or as produced internally.
Provide regular instruction to vendors and ensure they perform within the terms of the contract while adhering to agreed fees.
In this role, the incumbent will effectively partner with peer members to ensure that data and records are accuracies maintained and reviewed on a regular basis.
Execute payroll and statutory benefits program for assigned countries and ensure the existing practices are accurate and comply with local legislation and Moody’s policy requirements.
Act as the first point of contact for all day to day queries related to the assigned area of focus or assigned country, i.
e. payroll, statutory social security, tax and policies, compliance support, etc.
Provide support during various statutory social security enrolments by compiling information for eligibility, providing files to vendors and assisting with communication distribution
Update Payroll policies where necessary
Maintain proper record of all confidential information according to the established guidelines
Be available to employees and managers to provide operational support and guidance on local and corporate-wide payroll programs.
Ensure the accuracy of employee information in company and vendor data bases and coordinate with respective areas to correct information.
Ensure proper maintenance of employee records (both files and electronically).
Partner with peer members to ensure timely and effective communication, and implementation of local and corporate-wide Payroll programs as well as HR policies and practices.
Some out of hours work or travel will be required.
Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline such as Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Business, Psychology or Social Science will be highly regarded.
Experience in a HR specialized role, ideally in payroll area preferably within the global financial services sectors.
Good knowledge of local employment law and payroll practices in Asia
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and HRIS system
High degree of integrity and confidentiality
Proven influencing, negotiation and time management skills
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to use discretion and deal effectively with uncertainty, change and ambiguity
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written in English)
Creative and willingness to exercise initiative
Organized and results focused
Technical Competencies :
Knowledge of Payroll Functions; Good knowledge in functional speciality.
Execution; open to new and different ways of completing a process; capable of applying change to day-to-day operations in processes in which he / she is directly involved.
Leverages applications functionality in area of speciality.
Personal Credibility; is credible to HR / Payroll counterparts and business line managers; is capable of influencing colleagues of the same seniority in and outside of Payroll.
Judgment; able to make good judgments in the process that he / she is directly involved in; able to determine if he / she has enough information to make a good judgment.
Demonstrate ability to develop and sustain positive relationships and collaborates effectively with HR counterparts and business line managers and, in some cases, to senior management.
Communication Skills; able to present effectively in meetings; able to write clear and persuasive business communications.
Diversity & Inclusion; encourages development of inclusive work environment and supports company and department diversity / inclusion initiatives.