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Payroll Manager

Hong Kong S.A.R., Hong Kong S.A.R.
Finance and Accounting


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Posting Date Apr 29, 2019
Job Number 190019PC
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Asia/Pacif/Australia Region, Suite 1108 11th Floor Cityplaza One, Hong Kong S.A.R., Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed.  We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration.  So, we ask, where will your journey take you?


The Payroll Manager supports the Director, Accounting, Hong Kong in the continent’s payroll process as well as wages & benefits related issues for Asia Pacific Continent Office.

  • Minimum 7 years payroll/benefits administration and commercial accounting experience

  • Experience in HK taxation and knowledgeable in Hong Kong Employment Ordinance and related legislation

  • Experience in a complex accounting environment including multiple subsidiaries, currencies and bases of payroll accounting strongly preferred

  • Previous experience in dealing with management will be an added advantage

    Education or Certification
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field

    Knowledge and Skills
  • Strong computer skills required, specifically Microsoft Excel. Proficiency in Peoplesoft preferable.

  • Detail-minded with excellent numerical and analytical skills

  • Adaptable to fast paced work environment with new and changing responsibilities

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work independently; strong time management skills

  • Self-starter with strong tendency toward pro-active process improvement

  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication with team members

  • Ability to guide, train and communicate effectively with associates

  • Responsible for full cycle payroll and benefits administration and accounting

  • Responsible for preparation of annual payroll and benefits budget for all departments

  • Work closely with Corporate office, HR and payroll vendor to ensure payroll accuracy as well as maintaining accurate records of wages and benefits

  • Prepares the monthly critiques to explain variances between actual and budget figures for payroll and benefits

  • Prepares the monthly forecasts to explain variances between forecast and budget figures

  • Partners with Corporate’s Compensation and Benefits staff to oversee expatriate tax administration process, ensuring payroll tax compliance for IAPs and REPs

  • Liaises with KPMG in annual filing of Employer’s Return for Remuneration

  • Assists in coordinating with KPMG and associates in drafting responses with regard to queries raised from Inland Revenue Department

  • Responsible for addressing associate’s inquiries concerning payroll and benefits

  • Responsible for account reconciliations of payroll and benefits accounts

  • Assists with preparation for annual external audit on wages and benefits issues for Hong Kong entities

  • Participate in department wide projects and goals.

  • Addresses ad hoc request from Corporate office and perform other duties as assigned.

  • Adaptability - Maintains performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace. 

  • Communication - Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods.

  • Problem Solving and Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develops and evaluates alternatives and solutions, solves problems, and chooses a course of action.

  • Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.

Managing Execution
  • Building and Contributing to Teams - Participates as a member of a team to move toward the completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members.

  • Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.

  • Planning and Organizing - Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed.

Building Relationships

  • Coworker Relationships - Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships. 

  • Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer/stakeholder needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.

  • Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.

Generating Talent and Organizational Capability

  • Talent Management - Provides support and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives.

Learning and Applying Professional Expertise

  • Applied Learning - Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.

  • Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges.

  • Technical Acumen - Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges.

  • General Finance and Accounting-The ability to apply knowledge of local Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (local GAAP), current company accounting policies and procedures, general accounting and financial reporting, auditing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable practices to ensure property maintenance of business unit and/or company financial information.

  • Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.

  • Basic Computer Skills - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).

  • Mathematical Reasoning - Adds, subtracts, multiplies, or divides quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.

  • Oral Comprehension - Listens to and understands information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • Reading Comprehension – Understands written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

  • Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.


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