Payroll and Benefits Administrator Europe

  • Location

    Amsterdam, North Holland

  • Sector:

    Retail, Luxury & Lifestyle

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  • Contact:

    Christian Selby

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Payroll and Benefits Coordinator Europe

  1. Accountabilities

Responsible for end to end coordination of all EU payrolls including the HQ Dutch payroll.

Responsible for establishing positive relationships with the payroll providers in all countries and ensure the proper coordination and administration of all taxes and benefits.

Support any European payroll provider change projects.

Reconcile payroll (liability accounts) on a monthly and yearly basis according to the close schedule.

Perform the monthly payroll entries during the close schedule.

Responsible for managing and administrating all pension and insurance providers, as well as the sick leave process across Europe.

Coordinate and manage administration of employee's information.

Complete government forms in relations to all kinds of leave and in the NL for ARBO.

In the NL responsible for all coordination of the Company Doctor, ARBO and government bodies and in any other store or office location.

Insurance (disability etc) follow up across all EU locations.

Follow up on absences and prepare monthly sickness reports for Europe.

Coordinate the Compensation & Benefits reports needed by the HR director.

In charge of collating the European Headcount reports.

Support HR department to create reports for other departments or Audits (taxes, finance).

Coordinate any/all bonus type payments across Europe and support the coordination of the annual salary review.

Provide salary benchmarks for new and existing positions, as well as new employees.

Ensure the Compensation and Benefits package is compliant with the law in all of the

countries where we operate.

Create required compensation and benefits policies in conjunction with the relevant departments.

Ensure a close collaboration and support where needed to Finance colleagues on all global/local payroll and benefits queries.

Update Workday HRIS system for any payroll info.

  1. Pre-requisites

Bachelor or Master's Degree in Human Resources or relevant studies.

3-5 years' experience in a similar role.

Payroll experience needed, especially Dutch payroll and understanding of benefits schemes.

Exposure to HR systems such as SAP or Workday is an advantage

Fluent English and Dutch is required, other languages are a plus (especially French).

International and especially European payroll experience preferable.

Excellent computer knowledge (Microsoft Office, Excel) and general skills to learn new systems.

Extremely strong interpersonal skills.

Excellent analytical capabilities, likes working with data and numbers.

Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

Ability to multitask and prioritize Payroll and Benefits needs with that of the overall HR team needs

Team player with a calm, positive and professional attitude.

  1. Key relationships

HR team Europe.

Payroll providers.

Finance and Operations.

Tax Auditors.

Line Managers and employees across EMEA

External governmental

The SR Group (Netherlands) B.V. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.