Accenture Payroll Specialist in Singapore, Singapore
About Accenture Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. Our 506,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com. Role Summary: The role of Payroll Operations Specialist will be based in Singapore and provide payroll support services to APAC countries for a global leading multinational company within the Communication, Media & Technology sector. The successful candidate will be provided a unique opportunity to be responsible for payroll operations from a regional standpoint yet being able to get into the details and facilitate solutions through in-country and global experts. This role has no traveling expected and offers a team oriented working environment. Expectations of this role are: Oversee payroll operations of APac countries through management of country vendor service levels and ensure compliance to local regulations. Engage with internal stakeholders to understand requirements and provide support in all matters representing the payroll function. Manage escalations and conflicts Collaborate with country, regional and global departments to develop solutions to complex payroll and related matters. Work within a dynamic team of colleagues from multiple locations where providing cross support to other colleagues is required. Take ownership of processes and serve as point of contact for payroll operations escalations and query resolution. From time to time undertake special projects and initiatives to achieve more efficient and compliant operations. Ensure all administration is maintained for: filing standards; closing of customer queries, and other regulatory requirements, etc. Other competencies & skills sets required for the role: adaptable to change, continuous improvement focus, working under pressure, facilitating of workshops, managing multiple projects. The suitable candidate should have at least 6-9 years working experience in a professional space as a specialist in areas such as Payroll Management, finance operations, consulting services and related areas. Multi-country experience in APAC would be strong an advantage.
Requirements: 3/4 year Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance and Accounting CA/CPA will be advantageous At least 3 years of previous payroll or Finance and Accounting experience in an Operations environment Experience working in an Operations environment Strong communications, customer service, and troubleshooting skills Quick learner, and experience with root cause analysis Experience with working with MS Excel and PowerPoint You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career. Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
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