Senior Payroll Specialist

About the role The Senior Payroll Specialist will perform payroll, time and attendance function for Nike Japan, and working with payroll/social security vendors (where applicable) to execute accurate and timely payroll services. Ensure payroll process is administered in compliance to Nike's global process & policy and local statutory regulations. This role (based in Tokyo) will be a member of the Asia Pacific HR Shared Services team, reporting to the HR Shared Services APAC Payroll Manager based in Singapore. Responsibilities Responsible for full spectrum of payroll function for Japan, meeting service levels and results. Responsible for Payroll Vendor Management for Japan: perform vendor management tasks as required (ensuring adherence to SLA's, invoice processing, attending regular status calls, participate in metrics reviews, etc.). Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with payroll / benefit vendor and key stakeholders. Handle escalations on payroll administration matters. Risk management, ensuring operations are compliant with local laws and regulations. Streamline and re-engineer payroll processes to ensure efficiencies. Payroll performance metrics for management & statutory reporting. r any statutory compliance reporting as and when is required. Drive and implement payroll strategy for Japan payroll operations. Support ad-hoc HR projects as needed. Requirements University graduate with minimum of 7-8 years' experience in a professional HR position with a minimum of 5 years in Japan payroll processing. Team player, energetic and positive thinking, service-oriented and able to work in a highly dynamic and fast paced environment. Analytical, meticulous and able to perform independently. Champion integration and re-engineering of processes. Ability to prioritize work and manage time effectively. Ability to engage with multiple stakeholders at a level appropriate to their grade. Ability to manage a high volume of work under tight service delivery deadlines. Both Japanese and English language skills are required (minimum TOEIC 750+).

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