Payroll Specialist - Zurich - In-house Role - Remote Working
Job Type: Permanent
Language Skills: English (essential); German (essential); French (desirable)
Salary: CHF 120-130,000.00 (Negotiable) + Bonus + Benefits
Ref No: AS/76631/PS
This employer of choice is actively seeking an addition within their European HR Department. Working as the Payroll Specialist, the successful candidate will be responsible for all payroll issues including: processing cross-departmental pay slips, taxes, social security and other wage-related issues. Additionally, you will support the European HR function by providing strategic direction regarding the completion of various standardisation and harmonisation projects.
You'll be responsible for the following:
Lead payroll projects regarding the standardisation and harmonisation of payroll processes and procedures
Ensure accurate and timely processing of 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
Providing advice regarding tax and social security law, as well as labor, collective bargaining and works constitution law.
The successful candidate will have:
Several years of experience in payroll or payroll accounting
Experience with time management systems would be highly desirable
Experience in payroll administration using SAP would be ideal
In depth knowledge of Swiss tax and social security law concerning withholding tax and cross-border commuters
Experience in expatriate payroll is an advantage.
German and English skills are essential, French is also desirable.
Please forward your CV or call Andy Shaw on +44 (0)754 569 7713 via FaceTime, Skype, WhatsApp or Messenger.
JAM Global Mobility is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Should this position not meet what you are looking for, please forward to someone you feel may be interested in this position.
JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.
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