HR Specialist Payroll

Tokyo | Japan | Human Resources

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  • To run periodical tasks related to payroll, health and safety
  • To support implementation of new tools and/or new processes for efficiency or for new programs
  • To continuously improve efficiency of HR processes and support to implement new HR programs with establishing or modifying operation processes.

Key Responsibilities:


Responsible for running payroll and related processes without major problems. Together with payroll outsourcer. It includes but not limited to;

  • Run processes related to DC pension
  • Run processes related to other monetary benefits such as insurance
  • Prepares tax filing documentations in accordance with relevant tax legislation.
  • Compile and generate both periodical and ad-hoc reports

Health and Safety

Ensure that company is doing required events defined ,

  • Run processes related to medical check-up
  • Run processes related to employees health including participate in Health and Safety Committee

Deal with legislation

Plan and execute the change of processes due to the change of legal requirement in Japan market.

  • Support to consider the policies
  • Change management

Administration process improvement

Continuously evaluate and improve respective admin process for efficiency

Key Relationships:

  • Rewards team including managers
  • HRBPs
  • Other departments in company – such as Finance, Legal, CP+S etc
  • Government authorities
  • External consultants or vendors
  • Individual employees / managers

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Well-organized self-starter with initiative
  • Customer oriented, approachable, strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently under little guidance
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • MS-Office skills with a focus on Excel, SAP experience is a plus
  • Reliable / trustable
  • English communication
  • Detail-oriented

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree or equivalent education
  • 3+ years of overall work experience within HR rewards
  • Experience working in an international Company

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Facts

Jobtitle HR Specialist Payroll
Team Human Resources
Brand adidas
Location Tokyo
Country Japan
Number 177705
Position Type Full time
Date Jun-07, 2018
Relocation no

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