Senior Executive - HR & Payroll

TMF Group
Tokyo - Japan
Competitive salary plus great benefits
27 Jun 2022
28 Jun 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Key responsibilities

  • On-boarding management for new clients with global business development team members
  • Maintains effective relationships with client contacts;
  • Performs daily work with moderate level of complexity, including monthly payroll calculations, payroll registers, final payment calculation, data input in payroll system, preparation of employer’s return, preparation of local pension filing, benefits administration, etc.;
  • Assists in the startup and manage the payroll administration for new clients;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job specific requirements

  • Degree holder of Business, HR or Accounting disciplines;
  • Over 2-3 years relevant experience in payroll and social insurance;
  • Good working knowledge of local employment regulations, tax practices, pension and other related issues;
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications;
  • Strong excel skills (e.g. Vlookups, If statements, Pivot tables);
  • Preferred experience with payroll software (e.g. Bugyo, Obic-7, Company, SAP, or PeopleSoft);
  • Good command in both spoken and written Japanese and English (TOEIC 750 or above).

Critical competencies for success (job band 2 competencies)


  • Able to follow defined processes
  • Understands personal development areas and is driven to “bridge” gaps
  • Will ask relevant questions to improve business awareness/knowledge
  • Able to work under direct supervision
  • Strives for high standards of delivery to clients

Commercial Awareness / Financial accountability

  • Understands TMF Group’s services, and how the organization is structured
  • Understands and applies control, risk and governance frameworks consistently
  • Records time accurately and within deadlines

People Management

  • Gathers feedback and reflects on practice to improve oneself

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Builds and maintains relationships at all levels across the Group
  • Is mindful of culture differences across a diverse organization
  • Communicates information in a clear and concise manner

Corporate Citizenship

  • Puts colleagues / clients at the center of everything they do to ensure a positive experience
  • Acts with integrity
  • Upholds the values of the organization in all they do
  • Trustworthy team member who considers those around them

What’s in it for you?

Make an impact

Our global presence in more than 80 countries allows you to impact how global and diverse clients do business as well as give back to the global communities we operate in

Be part of One TMF

At TMF Group, it’s our people who make us who we are. Our company thrives on entrepreneurial spirit and is full of proactive people who combine enthusiasm with responsibility and accountability.

A world of opportunity

Regardless of where you are in your career, TMF Group opens a world of opportunity where you will be part of our team and is supported in your global career journey.

Applications close: 31 Jul 2022 Tokyo Standard Time

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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