Asia Pacific / Philippines / / Pasig City

Finance & Corporate Development

#: 109941-en_US / 109941



Regional Payroll Lead – 109941

Finance and Corporate Development – Philippines Pasig City, National Capital Reg 



Accuracy is the name of the game, and we’ve got the data to prove it. If precision and quality are important to you, you’ll fit right in as an APAC Payroll Service Delivery Lead at Nielsen.



  • Provide oversight to payroll reviews, approvals and audits conducted by the APAC Payroll Service Delivery (SD) team, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of payroll activities, while maintaining compliance and communications among teams
  • Manage, train and develop a team of Regional  APAC Payroll Service Delivery (SD) resources responsible for driving consistent payroll operations that minimize manual workarounds, follow up inquiries, and escalations.
  • Manage and monitor process controls to reduce risk following global Corporate Audit Staff standards.
  • Monitor internal service standards to measure payroll performance of operational excellence, compliance and customer satisfaction
  • Cascade the global payroll strategy, functional business updates, policies, procedures and standards across APAC operations internally, and externally with payroll vendors.
  • Manage vendor relationships to enable efficient resolution of complex payroll inquiries
  • Develop strong relationships cross-functionally across APAC (e.g., People Experience (HR), Legal, IT, Treasury, etc.) to determine business needs and organizational changes that may impact payroll operations
  • Promote engagement across the APAC Service Delivery Team to foster a positive, inclusive culture, personal commitment and team retention
  • As needed represent region for  payroll projects and initiatives to ensure compliance with country-specific policies and procedures
  • Participate in global design, testing, and deployment of new payroll solutions, processes


  • Minimum 5 years of experience with payroll across a variety of Asia-Pacific countries
  • Preferred with Bachelor Degree in Finance or related field
  • Experience administering large APAC payroll functions and shared services 
  • Knowledge and experience with payroll, and time/attendance programs
  • Technical experience with and knowledge of payroll processing
  • Strong understanding of payroll landscape and APAC regulatory environment within local markets ( such as the Philippines) 
  • Experience working with and managing payroll vendors
  • Experience with payroll platform technologies
  • Experience working with case management and/or other service management tools
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to influence
  • Strong time management and organization skills
  • Experience leading payroll transformation initiatives
  • Ability to work effectively across all levels and layers of the organization
  • Experience enacting transformational change across a complex, manual function
  • Experience with multi-language deployment of payroll solutions (must speak conversational English)
  • Flexible working environment and remotely working from home. 


Our mission as Nielsen Media’s Finance team is to provide best in class financial services to our internal and external customers. As a member of the finance team, you will not only assess financial performance but will also partner cross-functionally to help grow our business. Our dynamic finance organization offers an array of opportunities with exposure to forecasting, budgeting, reporting, controllership, audit, pricing, treasury, tax, and investor relations.



By connecting clients to audiences, we fuel the media industry with the most accurate understanding of what people listen to and watch. To discover what audiences love, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are truly connected to their audiences, they can see the most important opportunities and accelerate growth. 


Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  


Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Pasig City,National Capital Reg