Senior Payroll Specialist - Frankfurt, Germany

Global Mobility & HR Specialists Sector

  • Salary: €50,000 - €75,000 per year
  • Role: Permanent
  • Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Date Posted: Added 3 days ago

This employer of choice is actively seeking an addition within their European HR Department.

Job Ref: AS/73899/GM
Package: €50-75,000.00 + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Job type: Senior Payroll Specialist
Position type: Permanent
Languages: English (essential), German (essential)
Hours: Full-time
Contact name: Andy Shaw
Contact Company: JAM Global Mobility Recruitment

The Background:

This employer of choice is actively seeking an addition within their European HR Department. Working as the Senior Payroll Specialist, the successful candidate will be responsible for all German payroll issues. Additionally, you will support the European HR function by providing strategic direction regarding the completion of various change & transformation projects.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible but not limited to the following:

Lead payroll projects regarding the standardisation and harmonisation of payroll processes and procedures

Ensure accurate and timely processing of German payroll

Ensure fixed payroll data is accurately and timely transferred to regional payroll platform

Enter variable pay data into Payroll System

Initiate the monthly pay cycles and resolve pay generation issues

Manage expatriate payments for international assignees for assigned countries

Review system generated reports, determine if accurate processing was accomplished, and correct any errors

Participate in internal controls design and testing

Perform Ad Hoc reporting of payroll data

Perform tasks to establish and maintain employee payroll records

Respond to inquiries for the payrolls of assigned countries

Actively participate in payroll related work process improvement initiatives

Document all outside the system work practices and operating guidelines for assigned payrolls

Participate in the development of best practices within the scope of payroll processing

Perform payroll control reconciliations

In collaboration with external provider, stay current on payroll practices and regulations for assigned countries

Develop relationships with provider and Country HR Managers to ensure the smooth flow of payroll related information

Provide effective service to internal customers

Remit payments to tax and social insurance authorities and benefits providers; complete and submit any required regulatory forms

Calculate tax gross ups for special payments

Generate off-cycle payments as required

Fund payroll bank accounts

The Person:

To effectively carry out this role you will be required to be highly confidential, pro-active, well organized and a confident communicator with a proven track record of managing German payroll issues.

To Apply:

Please forward your CV quoting ref AS/73899/GM or by calling Andy Shaw on +44 (0)754 569 7713 .

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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Andy Shaw

Andy Shaw

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For more details or to apply call Andy Shaw on 0161 962 6111