Payroll & Benefits Specialist

  • Location

    Amsterdam, North Holland

  • Sector:

    Retail, Luxury & Lifestyle

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  • Contact:

    Alfredo Lira

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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We are currently supporting a multi-national company in their search for a Payroll and Benefits Specialist. Reporting into the HR Operations Lead, this person will be responsible for end-to-end exectution of all EMEA payroll processes (11 coutnries). In addition, this person will also be responsible for:

  • Point person for all payroll and benefits queries
  • Partner with Finance team for payroll reconciliation (liability accounts) on a monthly and yearly basis according to the close schedule
  • Perform the monthly payroll entries and reports during the close schedule
  • Partner with Finance on any ad-hoc audits or reports that are payroll or tax related
  • Ensure all payroll and benefits information for each team member across is accurately recorded and processed
  • Responsible for managing and administrating all pension and insurance and manage relationship with providers
  • Responsible for managing all company car benefits and tax in partnership with Finance
  • Responsible for managing and administrating all leaves, including follow up on annual leave balances; when required, respond to the relevant requests in hr mailbox
  • Provide ad hoc reporting on any payroll, tax, or benefits matter
  • Support HR team during performance management process for all reward, compensation and benefits aspects and ensure accurate and timely administration
  • Responsible for establishing very good relationships with all our payroll providers in all countries and ensure proper coordination and administration of all taxes and benefits matters
  • Support creation and implementation of policies relating to payroll, compensation, and benefits; when needed, search for and create solutions for ad-hock payroll cases (independently or with support from external consultants and service providers)
  • Support any mobility requirements as needed
  • Support any European payroll provider change projects

What do you need to be successful in this role?

  • 3-5 years' experience in a similar role
  • Dutch end-to-end payroll experience is strongly required, other European payroll (especially, but not only French) is highly preferred;
  • Experience with or exposure to benefits operations needed (leaves, pension, car etc.)
  • Experience with or exposure to payroll-related tax declaration needed
  • English profecciency is essential (Dutch is beneficial)
  • Excel proficiency required and general skills to learn new systems

Do you see yourself as the next Payroll and Benefits Specialist for an exciting company? Apply today! If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to reach out to me at:

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