Payroll Specialist

Department:  Finance
Date:  Jul 3, 2024

External Overview:


FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.

With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


Objective of role / Role description


Manage & process monthly payroll for several countries varying in payroll complexity in a Local / Shared Service Blended Team Model across APAC.

Partner with all key stakeholders to ensure the responsibilities and objectives of the payroll function are successfully met including Finance in accordance with US GAAP, HR Field, External payroll service provider and banking partners. Specifically, to ensure the accurate, complete, and timely execution of payroll processing including coordinating and securing payroll data inputs, validating all related data and ensuring timely payment/credit to the bank accounts of employees.


Main tasks/important responsibilities




  • Responsible for payroll processing, of several countries varying in payroll complexity (basic to more complex in nature) in a Local / Shared Service blended Team Model
  • Coordinate all incoming payroll data for assigned locations in conjunction with the ADP Service Model
  • Maintain complete, accurate and timely company and employee records based on real time requests in accordance with record keeping requirements and data privacy laws
  • Assist balancing of respective payrolls based on the yearend calendar and remit all Third-Party Remittances by defined due dates, complete all Year End balancing, filing & respective reporting
  • Manage employee records within Time and Labor Management System for accurate payment processing
  • Manage Employee benefit registrations and records.
  • Manage Company Accruals for Vacation Quotas/Bonus Payouts
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, overtime, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.)
  • Remain current on new legislation and regulatory rulings impacting payroll
  • Respond to & resolve all incoming telephone calls and/or email inquiries from employees; delivering the highest level of customer service within expected timelines. Provide resolutions to employee requests & issues demonstrating Stellar Service
  • Plan, organize & participate in Team conference calls; execute on location requests; create and maintain action plan &/or issue log until resolution is attained in conjunction with the Payroll Specialist and/or the Payroll Manager
  • Attend all required departmental training sessions; demonstrate proficiency in learning
  • Collaborate with HR Project Teams and actively participate in transition of payroll services to ADP Service Model
  • Ensure Internal Audit requests related to Payroll are met.
  • Handle Employee Verifications (employment, mortgage, & wage)
  • Direct contact with employees/managers, Site HR, Benefits, and Local Administrators.
  • Direct contact with 3rd party organizations



Qualification/ competences:


  • Qualification in Payroll or related field such as HR, part Accounting, or business is an advantage
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a payroll environment
  • Proficient in MS Office, SAP and HR systems
  • Experience using ADP streamline and related products is a plus
  • Ability to learn systems without direction.