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Payroll Specialist

Ref code: JAP99099299
£50k - 60k per year
Solihull, West Midlands, England
Hybrid Working

Payroll Specialist - my client is looking for a careful, dynamic and efficient person to join the HR team to coordinate the monthly payroll process for all German companies.

This role requires experience in German payroll.


Accurate, efficient and timely preparation of payroll for German companies.

Proactively works with HRBPs to ensure that all contractual changes are effectively managed and approved in Oracle HCM well in advance of payroll deadlines.
Keeps track of all salary changes, including back pay, overpayments, retirements, resignations, annual leave, and other manual ad-hoc payments.
Acts as the primary point of contact for third-party payroll service providers.
Provides monthly payroll data to the service provider in a timely manner. Checks the monthly trial statement for missing data or errors. Provides corrections to the service provider according to the set payroll calendar.
Detects, investigates, and communicates anomalies and handles employee inquiries about payroll matters. Works closely with the payroll service provider to resolve any issues.
Collects and transmits data to the accounting and HR teams for monthly reporting, statutory audits, and financial statements.
Checks and processes incoming mail from healthcare providers, retirement accounts, etc.
Contact person for employee inquiries about payroll inquiries.
Prepares certificates for employees upon request and provides final payslips to departing employees.
Coordinates the A1 certificates between the employee and the payroll provider.
Supports HRBPs in times of change, such as acquiring new units and migrating to new systems.
Assist with other general administrative tasks and ad-hoc tasks within the HR department.

Skills and Experience:

Proven experience in German payroll accounting and able to speak German
Strong organizational skills and multitasking skills with the ability to proactively manage one's workload.
Attention to detail and meticulous data processor.
Excellent interpersonal skills and professionalism.
Ability to work under time pressure.
Willingness to work flexibly to meet the rapid changes in this highly acquisitive global group.
May exercise discretion in the handling of confidential matters.
Fluency in German and English is essential

Excellent benefits are on offer such as private medical, life insurance and sickness insurance

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