Payroll and HR Generalist

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    Amsterdam, North Holland

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    Christian Selby

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Position overview:

To provide a range of payroll and HR operational services under appropriate direction to all business units, in accordance with agreed service standards and in adherence with all relevant internal and external regulatory/statutory requirements.


The function is part of the local Amsterdam HR Division, and supports HR tasks.

You will be a part of a diverse, multicultural HR Team in a growing organisation with lots of opportunities for your development.

Essential Functions:

      • Deliver a range of HR functions and services, e.g. Payroll, HR reporting & other HR operational tasks.
      • Provide advice and guidance on a range of standard HR procedures and practices, referring issues as appropriate.
      • Respond to a wide range of demanding customer enquiries, ensuring that the Information provided is clearly understood by the customer, escalating issues as appropriate.
      • Work with the external payroll vendor - ADP - to ensure adherence to all federal, state, local guidelines regarding payroll, taxes, etc.
      • To work with accounting in the generation of financial and tax reports
      • To maintain employee files
      • Provide employee immigration support
      • Provide advice and guidance on a range of standard HR procedures and practices, referring issues as appropriate.
      • Identify and recommend improvements, where appropriate, to processes, procedures and practices.
      • Contribute to the team workload.


University Degree and/or equivalent experience.

PDL certificate is required .

Work Experience:

3-5 years experience in payroll administration

Functional/Technical Skills and Knowledge requirements:

      • Verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English are essential
      • The function requires a good understanding and practical experience across a number of HR services disciplines.
      • Knowledge of relevant legal, regulatory and statutory requirements, technical interpretation and the ability to provide advice thereon.
      • The function also requires knowledge of and experience with automated database storage and processing and desktop IT skills.
      • The HR associate keeps his/her knowledge and skills up-to-date by reading internal bulletins regarding his/her area and by external or internal education.
      • Maintains contact with external organisations/professionals for exchange of information, developments and the sharing of best practice.
      • A flexible `can do` attitude


    • Drive for Results
    • Manage & Develop Talent
    • Collaborate and Build Partnerships
    • Communicate Effectively and Professionally
    • Balance Risk with Opportunity
    • Demonstrate Global Perspective
    • Influence and Inspire Others
    • Lead Change & Seek Continuous Improvement
    • Think Strategically

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