Payroll Manager - Finance

Tokyo 23 Wards Permanent ¥10,000,000 - ¥15,000,000 per year Japanese Corporate Work from Home or Hybrid
  • International coverage
  • Flexible working style includes wfh and flextime

About Our Client

The client is a well-regarded multinational company with a stable team in Japan and overseas.

Job Description

  • Lead and manage compensation related tasks and ensuring accurate and timely processing for employees
  • Collaborate with HR, Finance, and other departments to gather necessary payroll data and information.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant labor laws, tax regulations, and social insurance requirements in Japan.
  • Review and verify payroll calculations, including salary adjustments, bonuses, overtime, and other compensation-related components.
  • Handle year-end tax procedures, including tax calculations, reconciliation, and reporting.
  • Stay informed about changes in labor laws and regulations that impact payroll processing.
  • Collaborate with external partners, such as tax advisors or social insurance experts, as needed.
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and accuracy within the payroll

The Successful Applicant

  • Fluent in Japanese and business-level English (both written and spoken).
  • Proven experience in payroll management, preferably in a multinational environment.
  • Strong knowledge of Japanese labor laws, tax regulations, and social insurance requirements.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in handling sensitive payroll data.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to interact with employees at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently, manage priorities, and meet tight deadlines.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive package
  • Various types of paid leave
  • Insurance coverage
  • Flexible working style including work from home and flex-time
Mika Lumayag
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Phone number
+813 6627 6059

Job summary

Human Resources
Compensation & Benefits
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Financial Services
Tokyo 23 Wards
Job Type
Consultant name
Mika Lumayag
Consultant phone
+813 6627 6059
Job Reference
Company Type
Japanese Corporate
Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

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We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.