Senior Payroll Analyst, APAC

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Okta is seeking a top tier candidate for an International Payroll Analyst. We are seeking a self-motivated, system savvy, team player with experience working in a fast-paced environment. This position will manage all aspects of International payroll processing end to end in a team of 2 and will report to the APAC Payroll Manager.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Responsible for end to end process payroll for International countries - currently Japan, Australia, Singapore, South Korea, and Philippines. 
  • Process commission/bonus/retro and special payments.
  • Prepare and process equity transactions.
  • Responsible for ensuring accuracy of high volume payroll data entry.
  • Process employment changes in relation to payroll, liaising with HR and Benefits business partners to ensure that all employees are paid in line with their employment contract.
  • Researching and resolving any data issues, missing information, and facilitating the communication between HR and the employee.
  • Liaise with external payroll providers to identify and resolve discrepancies prior to final submission for HR and Finance sign off
  • Prepare month end reconciliations for all payroll and equity transactions including compilation of journals
  • Manage APAC-J Company Pension scheme in line with Auto enrolment legislation
  • Assist with Year End reporting for all International countries.
  • Responding quickly and accurately, with professionally composed emails, to internal employee payroll and compensation inquiries via payroll ServiceNow tickets.
  • Payroll vendor management for assigned countries.
  • Performs audits of payroll detail for accuracy to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and internal policy and procedures.
  • Organize, secure and maintain all files, records in accordance with policies and procedures archive and retains employee payroll records and files as required by law
  • Assist in Ad hoc projects when required


  • Experience of preparing and coordinating multiple payrolls in the APAC countries.  
  • Experience of preparing and processing equity transactions
  • Experience using ADP Streamline, Workday, Safeguard or other comparable payroll software is a plus.
  • Strong systems knowledge, including the ability to quickly learn new systems.
  • Excellent Excel, strong communication and analytical skills.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Professional and energetic self-starter who uses initiative and is able to juggle multiple priorities.
  • Payroll certification preferred

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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