Pontoon Asia Pacific
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Job Description

Primary responsibility is to support the payroll functionality of the in-house payroll team, supporting the multi-country payroll processing of employees in Singapore using the SAP payroll system. This position carries out all administrative tasks associated with a busy payroll office taking into account legal and internal requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Process monthly payroll including preparation of paperwork and data entry for all New Hires, Leavers and employee life cycle changes
  • Preparation of all manual payments outside the normal pay run for post pay payments i.e. tax and manual termination pays
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of payroll clearing accounts and general ledger related activities for submission to risk management.
  • Assist in documentation of all key payroll related procedures with periodic reviews to ensure internal and regulatory requirements are maintained
  • Adhere to payroll governance process and perform 4-eye checks (based on segregation on duties across the different team members)
  • Assist payroll manager, supporting the team for payroll processing activities as required
  • Excellent customer service in answering all payroll queries through the shared payroll inbox and phone
  • Working knowledge of all legislation requirements for Singapore
  • Strong knowledge in monthly &/ yearend tax and tax clearance processes
  • Work on process improvements by looking at alignment across payroll locations/ countries and proposing on best practices within payroll processing


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in payroll and accounting related environment.
  • Working knowledge of SAP Payroll and Workday
  • Excellent team player
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively at all levels both face to face and via telephone and email
  • Excellent organisation/prioritisation skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to multi-task, work well under pressure
  • Anticipate needs; demonstrate initiative and proactiveness
  • Ability to work and use discretion with confidential information
  • Ability to work on own initiative without supervision
  • Proficient in Word, intermediate Excel Knowledge
  • Prior experience in account reconciliation
  • Experience in Singapore / regional payroll  


Job Summary

Pontoon Asia Pacific

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