Payroll Analyst

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: RM4500.00 - RM5400 per month
REF: BBBH239547_1579596697

Opportunity for expansion of role from operational payroll on a regional scale
Attractive remuneration package

About our client

Our client is an established Investment Management firm based in Kuala Lumpur. They are seking for a finance and accounting professional with excellent communication and payroll experience to apply to the role of Payroll Analyst.


  • Analyze, audit and validate HR statuses for hires, terminations, transfers and the multiple other pay and deduction components before submission to the various payroll vendors for processing
  • Process secondary payroll functions (i.e. calculating final payroll, process stop payments, balances and wiring 3rd party payments, manage employee share investment program, etc)
  • Audit and review output of vendor produced payrolls for accuracy
  • Prepare the various pre-authorization documents for review to the Senior Specialist and submission to Lead Payroll Specialist/ Payroll Manager
  • Year-end audit and tax preparation and reporting
  • Assist in administration of shadow payroll for international assignees
  • Prepare journal entries for accounting
  • Assist with various ad-hoc projects as directed by the Lead Payroll Specialist and Payroll Manager (e.g. setting up a new location/business unit, procedural changes and documentation)
  • Assist in process improvement projects
  • Work closely with the accounting team to assist with variance queries, balance sheet reconciliation and other queries where necessary
  • Identify and resolve payroll inquiries from internal and external customers
  • Track and review staff attendance records


  • Diploma in Accounting or equivalent
  • 3 years of payroll experience, with background in accounting
  • Fluent in Spoken and written English
  • Up to date knowledge of statutory legislation in Asia
  • Experience in a broad range of payroll matters with experience of controlling or assisting to control payrolls and working with external payroll providers
  • Experience in journal creation, analysis and reconciliation of payroll accounts
  • Strong organizational, analytical, reasoning and reconciliation skills required
  • Traveling may be required

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Business Registration Number: 1048918-T. License Number: JTK 2710