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Regional HR Payroll Lead

This is an exciting opportunity to join ZALORA’s Regional Human Resources team, one of the most recognized fashion brands in South East Asia. This role is reporting to the Chief People Officer based in Singapore and is responsible in establishing global standards to current payroll processes in ZALORA. You will be working closely with a cross-functional team which includes Finance & Accounting, Internal Control / Audit and HR Leads from across SEA region comprises of Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam. We are looking for a driven and enthusiastic individual to join us as Regional Payroll Manager.


  • Liaise with payroll teams across ZALORA markets to ensure payroll process is run smoothly
  • Work closely with country HR Leads to ensure efficient and effective data-flow from HR operations to payroll vendor and vice versa
  • Maintains payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential
  • Prepares Fund Requisition Form (FRF) and Payment Instruction Form (PIF) for payroll related payments
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of total payroll costs, fund reconciliation, accruals etc
  • Liaise with Treasury for ad-hoc off cycle payments
  • Manage payroll vendor to ensure deliverables are meeting the SLA and negotiate upon contract renewal or addition of services
  • Lead process improvement for on-going automation that add values to stakeholders
  • Ensure compliance with relevant countries laws and internal policies
  • Liaise with auditors in payroll compliance and tax audits


  • 6 - 10 years of experience in multiple SEA countries payroll operations with good knowledge of SEA employment laws, social insurance, income tax and other statutory requirements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office application such as Excel, Words and Visio
  • Experience in HRIS e.g. Oracle Fusion, PeopleSoft, SAP
  • Experience in Project and Vendor Management
  • Meticulous, detail ­oriented and hyper ­organized
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in General Ledger and cost center reporting
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure

The ZALORA Story

ZALORA exists for the millions of fashion consumers in Asia seeking a shopping experience focused on their unique styles, trends and fit. As Asia’s leading online fashion destination, ZALORA was founded in 2012 and has a presence in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia & Brunei, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan. ZALORA’s localised sites offer an extensive collection of top international and local brands as well as our own in-house labels across apparel, shoes and accessories for men and women. ZALORA is part of Global Fashion Group, the world's leader in online fashion for emerging markets. 

ZALORA is not obligated to accept resumes from any third parties on behalf of potential candidates for any position (advertised or otherwise) by any means, unless ZALORA has executed a written agreement with such third party and has expressly requested such third party for candidate referrals. Third parties who provide unsolicited resumes of candidate(s) shall waive and forfeit all rights to claim for any placement fees or referral fees in the event that such candidate is eventually engaged or employed by ZALORA or Global Fashion Group.



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