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APAC Payroll Project Manager in Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/23/2019

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 277 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

The APAC Payroll Project Manager is a key team member who will be responsible for leading payroll project implementation in the region with the vendor and align payroll processes across the region. The position will work with a variety of business and departments throughout the organization to ensure appropriate engagement, compliance, and success of Payroll projects.

How you will do:

  • Work with cross functional teams to create project plans for Payroll projects
  • Monitor and oversee the development and completion of project tasks
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings with project teams to review project tasks for status, changes to resourcing, skills, etc. and follow-up with notes and action items
  • Understand and document project risks, communicate mitigation strategies in conjunction with leadership and monitor risks regularly throughout the project
  • Interpret project interdependencies and identify opportunities to increase the effectiveness of resources
  • Evaluate all project milestones upon completion to ensure lessons learned are applied to all future projects
  • Liaise with Communications/Change Management stakeholder(s) to address all change management implications
  • Maintain Payroll project plan for updates, schedules, calendars
  • Analysis of Payroll and time-tracking processes to identify quantifiable opportunities for process simplification, standardization and cost effectiveness/efficiency gains
  • Leader for process improvement initiatives, from proposal inception to realization in preparation for our payroll consolidation
  • Review, build and maintain complete catalog of process maps and establish regional vs local variations.
  • Assess impact of new policies / programs to payroll and time landscape (process, system, people) to ensure appropriate level of process standards
  • Mentor, coach and provide expertise and guidance to existing APAC payroll team


What we look for:

  • Minimum of 4-6 years of experience in process engineering, process mapping, process optimization, business analysis, project management
  • Analytical, detail - and high-quality oriented, manage multiple tasks successfully
  • Deep functional knowledge of APAC payroll environment is required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to confidently present complex information to all levels of the organization, and tailoring the content appropriately to the audience
  • Leader with initiative and drive who collaborates well in a virtual, team-oriented regional environment and builds strong effective working relationships
  • Strong attention to detail with an aptitude for understanding how the details fit or matter within existing processes
  • Self-starter who can make sound business decisions with little supervision
  • Commitment-minded and goal-oriented individual with a “will to win” mindset
  • Experience with SAP, Workday, ADP GV knowledge is a benefit
  • Microsoft Office experience including Excel on advanced level

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.