Regional Compensation and Benefits Specialist



Accounting & Finance
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia · Bangladesh
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

As a Regional Compensation and Benefits Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in managing and optimizing compensation and benefits programs within the designated region.

This position entails a dual focus. You will collaborate closely with HR teams, finance departments, and external vendors to ensure accurate and compliant payroll processing, as well as the effective design and implementation of compensation and benefits strategies.

Main Responsibilities & Tasks

Payroll Administration:

  • Oversee the end-to-end payroll processing for employees within the region, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and compliance.
  • Collect and review timesheets, attendance records, and other relevant payroll inputs from HR teams.
  • Calculate wages, bonuses, commissions, and deductions based on company policies, regulatory requirements, and contractual agreements.
  • Process payroll adjustments for new hires, terminations, promotions, and changes in employment status.
  • Liaise with payroll service providers and software vendors to resolve issues, implement system enhancements, and optimize payroll processes.
  • Stay informed about regional payroll laws, regulations, and tax requirements, ensuring compliance and timely reporting to government agencies.

Compensation and Benefits Management:

  • Assist in the design, implementation, and administration of compensation and benefits programs tailored to regional needs and market trends.
  • Conduct compensation benchmarking and analysis to ensure competitive salary structures and reward programs.
  • Collaborate with HR and management teams to develop and communicate compensation policies, guidelines, and incentive plans.
  • Administer employee benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and wellness initiatives.
  • Provide guidance and support to employees regarding compensation and benefits inquiries, issues, and concerns.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of compensation and benefits programs, recommending adjustments and improvements as needed.

Compliance and Regulatory Compliance

  • Stay up-to-date with regional compensation, benefits and payroll laws, regulations, and tax requirements to ensure compliance.
  • Prepare and submit payroll-related reports and filings to government agencies as required.
  • Collaborate with legal and compliance teams to interpret and implement changes in compensation and payroll regulations.

Vendor Management

  • Liaise with payroll service providers and software vendors to resolve issues, implement system enhancements, and optimize payroll processes.
  • Evaluate vendor performance and propose improvements as needed.

Data Management and Reporting

  • Maintain accurate compensation, benefits and payroll records and employee data in compliance with data privacy regulations.
  • Generate payroll-related reports for internal stakeholders, including finance, HR, and management teams.
  • Analyzing and presenting compensation, benefits and payroll data and insights to support business decisions.


  • Assisting with HR-related projects and initiatives, such as policy development, benefits administration, and compliance audits.
  • Keeping up-to-date with changes in labor laws and ensuring the company's HR policies and procedures align with legal requirements.
  • Other HR responsibilities as requested.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Finance, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Proven experience in payroll administration and compensation and benefits management, preferably in a regional or multi-country context.
  • Strong understanding of payroll laws, regulations, and tax requirements in the region of operation.
  • Proficiency in payroll software and systems, as well as advanced skills in Microsoft Excel for data analysis and reporting.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with keen attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally and build positive relationships.
  • High level of integrity, discretion, and professionalism when handling confidential information.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


  • Be at the forefront of a fast-growing Fintech startup in an exciting sector. Qashiers innovative product combines the latest developments in Cloud technology, Payments and Data to transform the Retail & F&B industries. Youll play a crucial role on the growth of a revolutionary product that will become a key platform behind successful retail businesses in the region.
  • Amazing growth and learning opportunities. We are a tight knit team where everyone grows together. Youll be working directly with the management team to steer the growth of the company. This is a great opportunity for someone who is keen to challenge themselves and break boundaries, and to work in a company dedicated to your success, growth and advancement.
  • Make a strong impact with your work. Youll be working directly with hundreds of small businesses across the region where the work that you do will make a direct impact on the success of these businesses.
  • Attractive compensation and equity bonuses


Qashier ( powers SMEs with a technology platform that combines a smart POS terminal and integrated payment acceptance with a diverse app store of both in-house and third-party business applications. By pairing technology with a strong commitment to merchant success, Qashier helps retail and F&B businesses increase revenue, streamline operations, and create loyal customers.