Payroll Specialist – Vietnam

As a Payroll Specialist focusing on Vietnam payroll operations, you will play a vital role in ensuring accurate and timely processing of employee payroll while adhering to statutory regulations. This position will be based in Vietnam and will require in-depth knowledge of Vietnam payroll processing and statutory requirements.

  • Processes company’s payroll every pay period
  • Maintains payroll processing system and records by gathering, calculating, and inputting data
  • Computes employee take-home pay based on time records, benefits, and taxes
  • Registers/deregisters of countries’ statutory social benefits to the relevant local authorities
  • Is responsible for statutory processing to ensure compliance per local requirement, such as monthly, quarterly, annual tax filings (requests relevant documentation from staff, computes relevant tax processing, produces required report/form for filing to tax authority and staff)
  • Prepare final calculations for leavers, separation packages and all related submissions for regulatory filings as/when required.
  • Is responsible for ensuring that staff data is updated correctly in the employee database
  • Ensures payslips are generated accurately and distributed timely to all relevant staff
  • Answers staff questions about wages, deductions, attendance, and time records providing detailed breakdown if required
  • Handles changes in exemptions, job status, and job titles
  • Adheres to payroll policies and procedures and complies with relevant law
  • Identifies, investigates, and resolves discrepancies in all payroll-related tasks
  • Honours confidentiality of employees’ pay records
  • Completes payroll reports for record-keeping purposes or managerial review
  • Supports the HR operations in the country
  • Serves as an escalation point for our clients’ employees and make sure their issues and concerns could be solved quickly
  • Keeps up-to-date with the latest HR trends and regulatory changes and communicate to the teams as applicable
  • Assists in other ad hoc projects as requested



  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree/ Post Graduate Diploma/ Professional Degree in Human Resources/ Business or equivalent.
  • At least 3-5 years of working experience with a payroll background. At least 3+ years of Vietnam Payroll processing experience.
  • Have a deep understanding of statutory filings requirement in Vietnam.
  • Willing to explore and learn in new areas and able to work under tight schedules, can handle pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent mathematical and calculation skills
  • Good verbal and written communication in English
  • Good time management to complete task assigned
  • A good team player but able to work independently
  • Integrity, positive work attitude and of pleasant character
  • Flexibility/ Start-up mindset and able to perform tasks in different area

About us

GoGlobal is the world’s fastest growing, privately owned Global Employer of Record (EOR) service provider with a globally distributed and remote workforce.GoGlobal’s technology-enabled EOR solution allows businesses of all sizes and geographies to hire staff globally without the need to set up a local entity, opening new doors to rapid expansion and growth. GoGlobal clients can hire top talent anywhere in the world – quickly, cost effectively and compliantly.

Why now

The pandemic has shown that people can be just as productive without a commute and that talent is global, not within close proximity to an office. We believe that this societal shift will continue indefinitely, and companies and potential candidates will need organizations like us to help them “GoGlobal.”

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