Payroll Specialist, APAC

Checkout.com

  • Full Time

We’re Checkout.com

Checkout.com is one of the most exciting and valuable fintechs in the world, with our Series D taking our valuation to $40 billion. Our mission is to enable businesses and their communities to thrive in the digital economy. We’re the strategic payments partner for some of the best known fast-moving brands globally such as SHEIN, Grab, Shopback, PRISM+, Binance, Sony Electronics and many others. Purpose-built with performance and scalability in mind, our flexible cloud-based payments platform helps global enterprises launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it’s not just what we build that makes us different. It’s how.

We empower passionate problem-solvers to collaborate, innovate and do their best work. That’s why we’re number 9 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list and on Glassdoor’s list of Top 10 fintechs to work for. And we’re just getting started. We’re building diverse and inclusive teams around the world — because that’s how we create even better experiences for our merchants and our partners. And we need your help. So, join us to build tomorrow, today.

We are looking for a Payroll Specialist to support our growth in the region. Reporting to the Regional Controller, the ideal candidate will be responsible for owning the payroll processing within APAC and MENA, has outstanding attention to detail and enjoys working in a challenging, fast–paced and high-growth environment. You will be working closely with Finance, to support all duties associated with the accurate and timely processing of payrolls as well as assist in all payroll related financial close tasks.

The ideal candidate should be reliable, analytical and have laser-focused attention to detail. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the most successful FinTech companies at a turning point of its rapid global expansion. This new role offers the capability to learn, develop and grow your career in an entrepreneurial and supportive People team who are passionate about making Checkout.com the best place to work.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Ownership and coordination of both in-house and outsourced payroll. This will involve working closely with external payroll vendors to process all payrolls for employees in APAC and MENA.
  • Assist international employees and managers with pay related issues
  • Assist with research projects and preparation of management reports as needed
  • Collaborate with external auditors to assist with audits
  • Ensure controls are properly performed within the payroll process
  • Ensure General Ledger postings accurately reflect monthly payroll and assist with balance sheet reconciliation queries
  • Support the wider Accounting, Finance, Tax and HR teams in ad hoc projects as required
  • Research international accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data
  • Actively research best-practice payroll processes and utilise and interpret data to make considered recommendations.
  • Any ad hoc business requirements
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    About You

     

  • 5+ payroll experience, ideally in an international environment
  • Previous experience with China payroll is desirable
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, able to work towards deadlines and work independently
  • Strong work ethics with the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Organised and pro-active, with lots of initiative and an ability to work at pace
  • Data driven, with the ability to use metrics to guide decision making
  • Drive and ambition to review and improve processes and systems with clear focus on automation and standardisation
  • Experience in and/or a desire to work in high growth, technology-centric business
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    What we stand for
    At Checkout.com, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.
     
    #Aspire
    We supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.
     
    #Excel
    We don’t stop at ‘good’ here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.
     
    #Unite
    We’re proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.
     
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    More about Checkout.com
    Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. Checkout.com launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1800 people across 19 international offices. To date, we’ve raised a total of $1.8 billion, with our Series D valuing us at $40 billion.
     
    We believe in equal opportunities
    We work as one team. Wherever you come from. However you identify. And whichever payment method you use. 
    Our clients come from all over the world — and so do we. Hiring hard-working people and giving them a community to thrive in is critical to our success.
    When you join our team, we’ll empower you to unlock your potential so you can do your best work. We’d love to hear how you think you could make a difference here with us. 
    We want to set you up for success and make our process as accessible as possible. So let us know in your application, or tell your recruiter directly, if you need anything to make your experience or working environment more comfortable. We’ll be happy to support you.
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