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Payroll Implamentation Specialist

Published 19 September 2023
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 19th September 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

European / Global Payroll Implementation Specialist | Full Time | 6-12 months Interim

Are you a proficient Payroll Implementation specialist with proven experience implementing European or global payrolls?

About the Role:

We are a global, UK Listed group with established operations in the UK, US and Europe. We are looking for an experienced Payroll Implementation Specialist.

In this role you will serve as the bridge between HR, Finance, IT and Payroll in order to onboard new European markets and support more mature markets in basic pay and operational processes, ensuring that colleagues get paid right first time.

Role Details:

  • Full Time
  • 6-12 Months Interim


The primary focus of this role will be to ensure the accurate implementation of new and existing payrolls across European sites.

  • Payroll related HR duties - Understanding regional compliance regulations and ensuring the accurate implementation.
  • Completing installation set-up including customisation requirements; User Acceptance Testing and the completion of successful parallel runs.
  • Importing, checking and balancing take-on data and parallels, reporting any differences, missing data or anomalies.
  • Maintaining and reviewing department documentation and processes; communicating updates and changes with all interested parties
  • Training and coaching of other team members.
  • Any other duties relating to Implementation and Support as required.

Your key qualifications and experience:

  • Multi-country related experience with knowledge of all aspects of payroll processes and related systems, including garnishments, benefits, taxes, social security, local legislation's, time & attendance collection preferred.
  • Payroll transition and implementation experience
  • Payroll specific HR operations and policy experience
  • Experience of operating payroll from at least one of; Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands.
  • Experience of dealing with local payroll providers
  • Teamwork and collaboration oriented with a commitment to excellence.
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution capabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change and re-engineer processes.
  • Organised, self-motivated, detail oriented, and able to shift priorities.
  • Capability to analyse information quickly and make informed decisions.
  • Strong commitment to customer service.
  • Advanced English language is required and German or any other European language will be an advantage.

If you want to join first class business and take that next step in your career then apply ASAP to avoid missing out!

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Required Skills

  • Payroll Implementation
  • Global Payroll
  • European Payroll
  • HR Payroll

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