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Payroll Specialist- Japan Payroll

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Senior Payroll Specialist

When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the leader in our industry, achieving double-digit growth by helping clients make the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth potential. If you like working with a generous, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is where you want to be.

About this role:

This position operates in a high pace environment and is responsible for the following:

What you’ll do

  • Prepare, review, and approve semimonthly payrolls for multiple countries.
  • Prepare off-cycle manual payments as needed with required calculations and system entries.
  • Process all special payment requests such as commissions, bonuses, severance, and overtime.
  • Analyze processes to drive efficiencies and best practices.
  • Serve as a liaison between associates and local country payroll contacts.
  • Resolve problems and respond to inquiries related to payroll earnings, deductions, and tax withholding.
  • Coordinate with HR on employee data changes and benefits as recorded in the HR system.
  • Coordinate with the Payroll Service Provider Account Manager.
  • Review payroll system audits and address issues.
  • Prepare and analyze reports for management as requested.
  • Provide support and integration of new payroll acquisitions.
  • Partner with the team leads on all project management initiatives.
  • Mentor and train new hires.

What you’ll need:

  • Accounting or Finance degree preferred.
  • 2+ years prior payroll experience preferably in a corporate environment
  • Experience in working on Japanese or Japan payroll
  • ADP or Workday knowledge preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task proficiently
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally within a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding sensitive personnel data.
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse audience at various levels within an organization.
  • Effective influencing and listening skills.
  • World-class internal/external customer service skills
  • Strong initiative and drive
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Proactive problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to drive results.
  • Ability to mentor and train others

Who you are:

  • Motivated, high-potential performer, with demonstrated ability to influence and lead.
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change.
  • Teachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement.
  • Consistently high achiever marked by perseverance, humility, and a positive outlook in the face of challenges.

What we offer:
In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results, and a no-limits mindset are central to our values.
  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company.
  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status-quo.
  • Exposure to industry-leading training and development.
  • Performance based recognition and rewards.

Who are we:

G artner is the world’s leading research and advisory company, offering information, advice and tools for business leaders. We provide objective and invaluable insights to our C-level executive clients, where we guide them to achieve the mission-critical priorities of their organization. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and now employ over 17,000 associates globally and support 12,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

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Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.


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