EMEA Payroll Specialist

Role Description

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced payroll professional to be our EMEA Payroll Specialist. In this role, the candidate will provide exceptional support to our client's EMEA employees and key stakeholders groups by ensuring all their employees are paid accurately, on time and compliantly.

Responsibilities 
• Coordinate with internal stakeholders and outsourced payroll providers in the preparation and processing of monthly payroll 
• Review preliminary payroll calculations from payroll vendors and advise of any amendments required 
• Ensure timely and accurate payroll processing in line with statutory requirements 
• Prepare payroll payments & ensure payroll funding is in place 
• Review and complete tax and other statutory payroll filings in partnership with external providers 
• Research and resolve payroll related queries from employees and key stakeholders 
• Process expat payroll, hypo-tax withholding and shadow payrolls 
• Process off-cycle payroll transactions as required 
• Compile key operational payroll metrics & dashboards 
• Ensure all payroll processes are documented and reviewed continually in line with SOX requirements 
• Resolve other tasks and queries on ad hoc basis 
• Ensure up to date payroll regulatory compliance legislation is adhered to, throughout the EMEA region 


Basic Qualifications 
• 3+yrs experience of volume payroll processing 


Preferred Qualifications 
• Detail oriented, reliable, pragmatic and proactive 
• Excellent communication, analytical and highly organized 
• Focused, disciplined and ability to prioritize tasks and work to tight timelines 
• Fluency in English and in a second language preferable 
• A strong bias towards providing excellent customer service 
• Ability to work on own initiative and as part of team 
• Advanced Excel skills 
• Aptitude for problem-solving 
• Experience in Expat payroll desirable 

For more information, please call me on 01 500 5915 or email your CV to debbie.lau@cpl.ie

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