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Sr. Payroll Accountant

Lime

Lime

Accounting & Finance
Penang, Malaysia
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Our electric bikes and scooters have powered 400+ million rides in 250+ cities on 5 continents, replacing an estimated 100+ million car trips. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company and Fast Company Brand That Matters, we achieved a fully profitable year in 2022, becoming the first in our industry to reach this milestone.
Based out of the regional office in Penang, we are looking for a Payroll Senior Accountant to be responsible for the full Payroll process across the assigned regions. Reporting to our Global Payroll Manager, you will be given the opportunity to support the development and growth of Lime across regions.
As we are growing extremely fast, we’re looking for a self-starter who is autonomous, hard-working and structured with excellent attention to detail. Flexibility is an important trait. You are comfortable with the unknown and ready to roll up your sleeves to see ideas, projects, and new initiatives through to the end.

What you’ll do:

  • Receive new hires, resignation, hours of hourly workers worked, salary changes, bonuses, One time payment (OTP) & employee data changes from HR and HR system (Workday), preparation of input template and to submit to payroll service provider for monthly payroll processing.
  • Managing payroll with respective payroll service providers, ensure payrolls are computed accurately, compliant with local statutory regulations and processed in a timely manner.
  • Prepare payment file and submitting fund/payroll payment requests to AP team, ensuring all payroll payments are processed in a timely manner.
  • Prepare payroll headcount reconciliation.
  • Prepare and submit payroll journal entries to the Finance team for month end activities.
  • Prepare bonus & employees annual leave accrual journals for Finance team to post month end accrual entries.
  • Receive stock options transactions details and prepare for tax reporting via payroll.
  • Ensure accurate and timely filing of monthly, quarterly and annual statutory reports.
  • Work closely with HR and respective payroll service providers for employee queries.
  • Support payroll audits.

About you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting and/or Business Administration
  • 4-6 years relevant experience with progressing scope and responsibilities
  • Has good understanding of accounting principles and application
  • Must have prior experience working for an MNC
  • Proficient with Excel and experience with Workday and other cloud-based solutions is a plus
  • Fluency in English, additional languages would be great
  • You are a bold yet humble individual who can navigate across departments and functions
  • Problem solver with the ability to think about the short term and long term plan.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, with a desire to constantly grow and improve
  • Ability to operate at Limespeed with a high-energy and passion and flexible to collaborate with our various legal entities across multiple time zones
  • Relentlessly result-driven without taking shortcuts: integrity above everything
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting and/or Business Administration
  • 4-6 years relevant experience with progressing scope and responsibilities
  • Problem solver with the ability to think about the short term and long term plan.
  • Ability to operate at Limespeed with a high-energy and passion and flexible to collaborate with our various legal entities across multiple time zone
  • Relentlessly result-driven without taking shortcuts: integrity above everything
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Why Lime?
When you join Lime, you join a global community of smart, caring, talented individuals working together to deliver world-changing results; striving to create an experience that enables Limers to do their best work. Here are some ways we support and invest in our team:
Competitive salaries, performance-based annual bonus and pre-IPO equity
Health and wellness offerings for all team members starting day one including access to top-tier fitness and mindfulness apps
Flexible vacation policies with ample paid holidays tailored to country of residence
Fully-paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child and financial, medical and educational support for Limers pursuing parenthood
Support for retirement and financial goals with unlimited access to financial advisors
Unlimited, complimentary use of our vehicles in hundreds of cities around the world
Professional growth opportunities through quarterly learning days and top-tier tools
Opportunities to connect across teams and locations to network, socialize and volunteer
Culture of belonging with Employee Resource Groups that engage and promote cultural awareness and DEI training across all functions
Consistent recognition of great work through meaningful rewards and career advancements
Benefits and perks vary depending on the nature of your employment and country of residence. Terms and conditions may apply.
If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.
Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences.