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Payroll Specialist


Job Description


As our Payroll Specialist you will manage & process monthly payroll for several countries varying in payroll complexity in a Local / Shared Service Blended Team Model across EMEA.
You will partner with all key stakeholders to ensure the responsibilities and objectives of the payroll function are successfully met including: Finance in accordance with US GAAP, HR Field, External payroll service provider and banking partners. Specifically, to ensure the accurate, complete, and timely execution of payroll processing including: coordinating and securing payroll data inputs, validating all related data and ensuring timely payment/credit to the bank accounts of employees.



  • Responsible for payroll processing, of several countries varying in payroll complexity (basic to more complex in nature) in a Local / Shared Service blended Team Model
  • Coordinate all incoming payroll data for assigned locations in conjunction with the ADP Service Model
  • Maintain complete, accurate and timely company and employee records based on real time requests in accordance with record keeping requirements and data privacy laws
  • Assist balancing of respective payrolls based on the yearend calendar and remit all Third-Party Remittances by defined due dates, complete all Year End balancing, filing & respective reporting
  • Manage employee records within Time and Labor Management System for accurate payment processing
  • Manage Employee benefit registrations and records.
  • Manage Company Accruals for Vacation Quotas/Payouts
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, overtime, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.)
  • Remain current on new legislation and regulatory rulings impacting payroll
  • Respond to & resolve all incoming telephone calls and/or email inquiries from employees; delivering the highest level of customer service within expected timelines. Provide resolutions to employee requests & issues demonstrating Stellar Service
  • Plan, organize & participate in Team conference calls; execute on location requests; create and maintain action plan &/or issue log until resolution is attained in conjunction with the Payroll Specialist and/or the Payroll Manager
  • Attend all required departmental training sessions; demonstrate proficiency in learning
  • Collaborate with HR Project Teams and actively participate in transition of payroll services to ADP Service Model
  • Ensure Internal Audit requests related to Payroll are met.
  • Handle Employee Verifications (employment, mortgage, & wage)
  • Direct contact with employees/managers, Site HR, Benefits, Local Administrators and 3rd party organizations.


About the candidate

  • You have minimum 3-4-year practical experience in full cycle end to end payroll processing experience required, inclusive of year-end balancing, remittances & summaries for a medium to large size company.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment with good analytical and problem-solving skills around payroll processes and procedures.
  • HR or accounting Technician qualified an advantage
  • System requirements: IPASS, MS-Office, SAP experience, ADP Streamline experience is a plus
  • Confidentiality and tact in dealing with sensitive employee information to maintain data privacy compliance
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, customer management skills, analytical, change management and communication skills
  • Proficient at Excel and other MS Office programs
  • Ability to take initiative and lead from the front
  • 2nd European language would be an advantage (German, Spanish or Italian)
  • Availability to travel as needed


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