Payroll Specialist

Makati City, Philippines

Payroll Officer responsibilities include calculating employees’ compensation, updating our internal payroll databases and ensuring timely payments. You should have a flair for numbers and be able to handle sensitive information. Familiarity with labor legislation is an advantage.


  • Collect daily, weekly or monthly time sheets

  • Calculate bonuses and allowances

  • Prepare employees’ compensation by the end of each month using payroll software

  • Schedule bank payments or hand out paychecks directly to employees

  • Distribute payment statements and gather signed receipts (digital or paper)

  • Report on payroll expenses

  • Ensure wages and tax withholdings comply with regulations

  • Enter new employees’ data (e.g. bank accounts and tax identification numbers) into internal databases

  • Answer questions about compensation, benefits, taxes and insurance deductions

  • Paying employees by verifying expense reports and preparing pay checks and final pay.

  • Other tasks required


  • Proven work experience as a Payroll Officer, Payroll Clerk or similar role

  • Hands-on experience with HRIS and accounting software

  • Strong math skills with an ability to spot numerical errors

  • Good knowledge of labor legislation

  • Time-management skills

  • Ability to handle confidential information


  • Preferably living in or near Makati City

  • BS in Accounting, Human Resources or relevant field