Payroll Country Manager – APAC

  • Remote
  • APAC

Website remote Remote

Remote is solving global remote organizations’ biggest challenge: employing anyone anywhere compliantly. We make it possible for businesses big and small to employ a global team by handling global payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance. Check out remote.com/how-it-works to learn more or if you’re interested in adding to the mission, scroll down to apply now.

Please take a look at remote.com/handbook to learn more about our culture and what it is like to work here. Not only do we encourage folks from all ethnic groups, genders, sexuality, age and abilities to apply, but we prioritize a sense of belonging. You can check out independent reviews by other candidates on Glassdoor or look up the results of our candidate surveys to see how others feel about working and interviewing here.

All of our positions are fully remote. You do not have to relocate to join us!

What this job can offer you

This is an exciting time to join Remote and make a personal difference in the global employment space as a Country Manager, joining our Global Payroll Operations team. As a dynamic and energetic professional, the Country Manager will own the planning, and implementation of our Payroll chapter.

You will be reporting to the Manager, Payroll Operations.

What you bring

  • 10+ years of work experience in APAC payroll / Global payroll operations
  • Understanding of payroll best practices.
  • Experience in implementing payroll and managing relationships with third-party payroll services.
  • You are passionate about managing people, and you don’t micromanage your reports.
  • Proficient in using software tools like SAP, Excel / Google Sheet.
  • An analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, international work environment with a passion for making an impact.
  • Is a productivity geek and will constantly think of ways to improve and speed up their work.
  • You understand the need and ideal to work largely asynchronously.
  • It’s not required to have experience working remotely but is considered a plus.
  • You write and speak fluent English.

Key Responsibilities

  • The APAC Payroll team will report to you and you will provide them with guidance and mentorship.
  • The Country Manager, Payroll Operations will own the complete payroll function, ensuring payroll is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with country-specific government regulations.
  • Serve as a point of contact between internal and external stakeholders on all APAC payroll related matters.
  • Lead the APAC Payroll team, unblock and support them.
  • Be up to date with payroll laws/regulations in APAC.
  • Ensure compliance with all corporate and country-specific regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Manages existing relationships with payroll, accounting and payroll service providers.
  • Develop and implement best practices, key performance indicators and SLA metrics for the team.
  • Grow the team and create country-specific SOPs, processes and guidelines which tie in with other department processes.
  • Oversee the payroll contributions to building our internal products

Practicals

  • You’ll report to the Manager, Payroll Operations
  • Team: Payroll
  • Location: APAC
  • Start date: As soon as possible

Remote Compensation Philosophy

Remote’s Total Rewards philosophy is to ensure fair, unbiased compensation and fair equity pay along with competitive benefits in all locations in which we operate. We do not agree to or encourage cheap labour practices and therefore we ensure to pay above in-location rates. We hope to inspire other companies to support global talent hiring and bring local wealth to developing countries.

At first glance our salary bands seem quite wide – here is some context. At Remote we have international operations and a globally distributed workforce.  We use geo ranges to consider geographic pay differentials as part of our global compensation strategy to remain competitive in various markets while we hiring globally.

The base salary range for this full-time position is $32,445 USD – $71,232 USD. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level and location, and our job titles may span more than one career level. The actual base pay for the successful candidate in this role is dependent upon many factors such as location, transferable or job-related skills, work experience, relevant training, business needs, and market demands. The base salary range may be subject to change.

Application process

  1. Interview with recruiter
  2. Interview with future manager
  3. Interview with team members
  4. Prior employment verification check

Benefits

Our full benefits & perks are explained in our handbook at remote.com/r/benefits. As a global company, each country works differently, but some benefits/perks are for all Remoters:

  • work from anywhere
  • unlimited personal time off (minimum 4 weeks)
  • quarterly company-wide day off for self-care
  • flexible working hours (we are async)
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • mental health support services
  • stock options
  • learning budget
  • home office budget & IT equipment
  • budget for local in-person social events or co-working spaces

How you’ll plan your day (and life)

We work async at Remote which means you can plan your schedule around your life (and not around meetings). Read more at remote.com/async.

You will be empowered to take ownership and be proactive. When in doubt you will default to action instead of waiting. Your life-work balance is important and you will be encouraged to put yourself and your family first, and fit work around your needs.

If that sounds like something you want, apply now!

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