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Date:  Jan 16, 2023

Hong Kong (HKG), HK

Job Type:  Long-term/regular

 APAC Senior Payroll Specialist M/F (26907)


At Guerbet, we build lasting relationships so that to enable people to live better. This is Our Purpose.


We are a global leader in medical imaging, offering an extensive portfolio of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, digital and AI solutions, for diagnostic and interventional imaging. As a pioneer in the field of contrast products since the last 95 years ,we continuously innovate. We dedicate 10% of our revenue to Research & Development such as to improve the diagnosis, prognosis and quality of life of patients.


Achieve, Cooperate, Care and Innovate are the values ​​that we share and practice on a daily basis.


Working at Guerbet is not only being part of a multicultural team of 2,600 people across more than 20 countries, but, it is above all about playing a unique role in the future of medical imaging.


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The APAC Senior Payroll Specialist is responsible for the preparation and delivery of payroll services to our employees in the APAC region (Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, India). It is a key role which involves collaborating and building relationships internally and externally with our colleagues, partners and advisors to deliver our promises to our customers.  This role involves coordination and support of Payrolls in 7 countries (headcount is 260 approximately), where the processing is carried out by an outsourced global payroll provider. 


Main Responsibilities



  • To act as the first point of contact for all payroll customer inquiries.
  • To process the assigned monthly payrolls in APAC region through our third-party vendor in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Responsible for collating and processing HR & Benefit Changes; new hires, terminations, transfers, leave of absences, salary changes, sales commission, bonuses, pensions, medical benefits, Benefit in Kind, tax exemptions, payroll taxes etc.
  • Proactively identify and troubleshoot payroll issues, to determine the root cause and to find workable solutions.
  • Review & check output payroll reports.
  • Prepare control books and reconciliations.
  • Ensure net salary payments are processed on banking platforms on time.
  • Ensure that all monthly, quarterly and annual tax, social security, pension declarations & payments are done accurately and on time.
  • Ensure payroll journals are posted accurately for our GL team.
  • Assist finance in the completion of various statutory & group audits.
  • Manage payroll support email inbox to ensure emails are answered promptly.
  • Deal with various payroll queries and build relationships with colleagues and external payroll providers.
  • Continually update payroll documentation.



  • Payroll certification or equivalent qualification
  • Relevant years’ experience in a similar Payroll specialist role is required. Supplementary experience in a Benefits / HR / accounting role is favorable.
  • Knowledge of one APAC payroll; China & Taiwan payrolls preferably.
  • A solid knowledge of payroll processes and the accounting for them. 
  • Strong verbal & written communication
  • Strong inter-personal skills.
  • Customer orientated, demonstrating an ability and willingness to satisfy both internal and external customer demands and requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage 3rd parties
  • Competency in using tax, social security, pension & benefit platforms
  • Competency in banking & making payments
  • Ability to work on own initiative, to be able to prioritize and multi-task in a pressurized work environment.
  • Demonstrating problem-solving (incl. active listening, critical thinking, process improvements).
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Possess a good knowledge of Excel spreadsheets.
  • Experience in working an international environment is a must, experience working in an SSC environment favorable.
  • Fluency in English and Mandarin.


Reason to join US

Much more than a Competitive salary,

We offer continued personal development. When you join Guerbet, you :

  • Are choosing a global leader with recognized expertise in diagnostic and interventional imaging, 
  • Are joining our 2820 collaborators who are committed every day to offering innovative solutions to improve quality of patient’s life all over the world,
  • Are joining a company where we value diversity of talents coming from various horizon.


We # Innovate # Cooperate # Care #Achieve at Guerbet. 


Guerbet is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identify, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.


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