Who are we?
Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.
We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.
A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.
The Payroll Senior Specialist will be responsible for managing the payroll in our APAC countries with focus in Japan and China.
Payroll processing and maintain payroll records and reports
Data collection and entry for monthly preparation of payroll for various countries
Prepare payroll journal entries and responsible for payroll month end close cycle
Provide analysis for monthly activity for payroll related balance sheet account collaboration
Timely execution of salary, taxes, pensions payroll and benefit related payments
Prepare and maintain accurate and compliant records for internal and external audit control procedures. Responsible for all audit related inquires, escalating as needed
Analyze all variances and comment on all fluxes as required during financial close process
Coordinate and collaborate with cross functional teams such as HR, Finance, Tax, Global Mobility in administration of payroll matters
Manage local payroll vendors and research and resolves issues or problems on service provided
Select methods and techniques for obtaining solutions to improve payroll processes and operational policies
Attend to payroll queries from employees
Stay up to date with local payroll regulations
5+ years of experience working in a payroll environment
Bachelor's degree preferred
Strong experience and in-depth knowledge of payrolls in Japan and China
High proficiency in spoken and written Japanese required to manage Japanese speaking stakeholders and vendor
Experience with HR technologies such as Workday, SAP, Peoplesoft
Proficient with MS Office, advanced Excel skills including formulas, pivot table and VLOOKUP and capable of handling volume of data
Problem solving mindset & positive attitude. Experience working in a global matrix organization is a plus
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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