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Payroll & HR Admin Specialist - Malaysia, Ikano Retail

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia People & HR Full time
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Job Description

Job ID: REF5112B

Date posted: 17/05/2024

Company description

IKEA is the world’s largest home furnishing retailer with 460 stores across more than 60 countries. IKEA Malaysia is part of Ikano Retail, one of 12 IKEA franchisees and the only one owned by the family of Ingvar Kamprad, who founded IKEA in 1943.

IKEA Malaysia creates a better everyday life by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low, that as many people as possible can afford them. Ikano Handel Sdn. Bhd. owns and operates four omnichannel stores in Malaysia, including IKEA Damansara, IKEA Cheras, IKEA Tebrau and IKEA Batu Kawan. To learn more, visit

Job description

About the job

We want to fill this position with a strong contributor to the Human Resources function, securing HR subject matter expertise in payroll and compensation; someone who shares our vision of “creating a better everyday life for the many people”.


Your assignment

  • You will report to the Payroll & HR Admin Manager – Malaysia.
  • You are responsible for the centralised payroll and salary administration of all co-workers and manage the year-end income tax activity for all co-workers:
  • You are to ensure the accuracy of the payroll related calculations, tax related matter; year-end income tax activity, tax clearance for all foreigners.
  • You are to ensure that the payroll practices comply with national legislation and with timely submission of statutory related documents.
  • You participate in payroll audit and support the rewards team in external compensation and benefits-related surveys for market benchmarking.
  • You will be involved in HR Admin activities, from data management, recruitment, on boarding, benefits administration to off boarding, external HRDF and Social Security Claims and work-pass related matter which includes mobility support for our co-workers in Service Office.
  • You will participate in continuous improvement projects related to payroll and HR & Office Admin matter.


Your profile

  • You have good knowledge of the local laws and regulations concerning the labour market, and have at least 3 years of Payroll management experience including government benefits.
  • Independent, reliable and committed, you have a strong desire for continuous improvement while enjoy working in an everchanging, vibrant & multi-dimensional environment.
  • You are service minded with excellent communication and interpersonal skill - someone who is fluent in English and is able to maintain good relationship with people at all levels and committed in meeting deadline.
  • Experience with payroll (SAP) and/or time management systems (Kronos Dimension) would be advantageous.

More Information

Please apply by 17 June 2024