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Payroll and Benefits Specialist

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Date: 19-Sep-2021

Location: SG

Company: Tetra Pak


At Tetra Pak we commit to making food safe and available, everywhere; and we protect what's good – protecting food, protecting people, and protecting the planet. By doing so we touch millions of people's lives every day. And we need people like you to make it happen.

Payroll and Benefit Specialist


We are looking for an experienced Payroll Specialist who will play an active role in Payroll, Benefit and Mobility. The primary role of this position is the administration of payroll, benefits and mobility management. These tasks will be part of a team effort to coordinate accurate employee’s information within the whole of cluster.  


You'll be based in Jurong, Singapore and reports to the Payroll Team Lead.

What you will do


As the Payroll and Benefit Specialist, you will:


Payroll scope:

  • Administer payroll and local benefits for Malaysia & Philippines. Back-up for Singapore 
  • Manage payroll/benefits vendors and insurance brokers to ensure consistent quality, delivery, compliance with SLA and cost effectiveness
  • Manage Time and Attendance and Leave Management System
  • Ensure compliance with local legal requirements, statutory/financial reporting and company policies/governance
  • Liaise with Global Mobility and external partners on the execution of expatriate payroll and taxation 
  • Supports the mobile employees with the settling in arrangement such as coordination on immigration, housing, transport and schooling 
  • Participate in internal & external audits
  • Participates in government / statutory surveys when applicable.  
  • Manage local external providers and approve related invoices where appropriate for the role.
  • Provide Tier- 2 resolution to employees’ queries received via HR Direct
  • Receive and handle material maintenance requests and questions in the ticket handling system 
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary


Benefits scope

  • Management and administration of local benefits/welfare and recognition program such as wellness, annual health check and insurance programs for the entire cluster 
  • Ensure consistent quality, delivery, compliance within SLA and cost effectiveness
  • Support & conduct benefit related analytics
  • Provide consultative support to HR Country Services relating to benefits
  • Manage benefit external providers on the Purchase Requisition and Invoice management for the entire cluster
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary

Who you are


We believe you have:


  • Degree/Diploma on HR or Business Administration or other relevant qualifications
  • Minimum 2 year’s relevant experience in local payroll and benefits administration 
  • Experience in managing Blue collars/factory payroll is a plus 
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Success Factor and SAP system will be highly desirable 
  • Working knowledge of expatriate payroll is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of local employment legislations
  • Deadline focused with strong attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Ability to work independently and effectively prioritized and handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills with ability to communicate standards to other staff members and internal customers. 
  • Desire to develop, acquire further knowledge and to understand the business 
  • Accomplished user of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel (VLOOKUP, Pivot tables, formulas, etc.)


We offer you


  • Variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape
  • Culture that pioneers a spirit of innovation where our engineering experts drive visible results
  • Equal opportunity employment experience that values diversity and inclusion
  • Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements

Apply now!


If you are inspired to be part of our promise to protect what’s good; for food, people, and the planet, apply through our careers page at https://jobs.tetrapak.com/


This job posting expires on 17 September 2021