Agoda is hiring an

International Payroll Specialist

Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Thailand is one of the largest online hotel and accommodation platforms in the world. Offering over 700,000 properties in 197 different destinations in 38 languages, our globe-spanning network of travel experts are at the cutting edge of an industry that is rapidly transforming the way the world travels. We employ more than 2,000 travel professionals of 67 nationalities in 35+ locations around the world. We have our operating headquarters in Bangkok, where our top team resides, and where we have more than 1000 professionals.

The People & Organization Development department was established in 2012 to help this high-growth, multinational company effectively and efficiently attract, assess, reward, excite, and retain its travel professionals. The People team now has close to 50 members who perform a range of core tasks, including

  • identifying, acquiring, and assessing our talent
  • enabling and assisting with global mobility as new employees relocate to join us in Bangkok, or as current employees relocate to new offices
  • conducting tailored learning and leadership development programs to invest in and upskill our talent
  • ensuring we pay our people fairly and that we offer cost-effective benefits that allow us to attract and retain top talent
  • addressing performance and non-performance related workplace issues that arise from time to time so that Agoda remains a productive, collaborative work environment

Agoda has experienced dramatic growth. As the company grows and attracts more talent, Agoda seeks to hire a self-motivated, dynamic International Payroll Specialist to help us handle monthly payroll activities. The ideal candidate will work closely with our International Payroll Manager and our Finance team to ensure accurate, audit-proof payrolls for the 35+ legal entities around the world.

In addition to Finance and the Payroll team, the International Payroll Specialist will work very closely with other People functions at Agoda, including Compensation & Benefits to ensure we are effectively administering accurate payrolls efficiently.



  • Prepare and process of monthly payrolls accurately for multi-international entities with our global external payroll provider
  • Resolve employee queries/issue in relation to payroll
  • Oversee and ensure monthly Payroll activities are adhered to as per agreed calendar
  • Ensure all payments are made on time, and all necessary reports are issued and submitted on time
  • Participate in Payroll implementation work of new office entities and vendor solution
  • Support internal and external payroll audit requests
  • Help design and implement best-in-class controls, in collaboration with our payroll and finance teams, to ensure preemptive identification of payroll issues
  • Perform any other supporting tasks assigned by People Team

Agoda is a dynamic and fast-changing environment.  We expect the person in this role to be flexible in his or her understanding of the role and to be able and willing to adapt, to add additional areas of focus, and to respond to changing organizational needs, viewing them as an opportunity to grow and develop a varied portfolio of career skills.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters in Accounting and Finance highly desirable
  • At least 3 years of demonstrated experience in payroll in multi-national organization.
  • Strong interest in team capability building and sharing knowledge with others
  • Expertise in Excel; good, working proficiency in related programs
  • Excellent communication skills. Fluency in English required; knowledge of additional languages a plus
  • High level of discretion, confidentiality, and ethics
  • Ability to work well with employees in a highly multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to cope well with ambiguity and change
  • Good fit with our organization and ability to work well with others
  • Humility, flexibility, good interpersonal skills a must


Interested candidates can complete this online form

We will contact you if you are selected to continue in the recruitment process


RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE, we have a strict PSL in place and we will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through the Greenhouse portal. 


Candidate CV's not submitted through our Greenhouse portal or submitted directly through to managers or HR will be considered unsolicited and will be treated as gifts and no fee will be payable. 


We thank you for your cooperation in this matter.