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Payroll Specialist

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
7 January, 2022

Job Description

Our client, a global consumer goods business, is seeking to appoint a Payroll Specialist to join their team in Amsterdam.


Payroll Specialist - Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands


The role is to be an integral part of a high-performing Payroll team in charge of servicing a high-volume payroll.


Key duties of the Payroll Specialist:

  • Process all monthly payrolls, including basic pay, benefits, compensation and payroll taxes
  • Calculate and provide admin support for expats/inpats
  • Ensure wage tax fillings are done accurately and timely
  • Handle payroll-related queries
  • Provide payroll-related information for internal and external audit requests
  • Date processing analysis, reconciliation (input and output) and resolving discrepancies to a tight deadline
  • Garnishments/seizures administration
  • Handling wage correction queries
  • General ledger postings reconciliation
  • Providing proforma calculation on request
  • Support Senior Payroll Specialist with the preparation of payroll reconciliations, GL postings and required reports for Finance on monthly/quarterly/annual basis
  • Working with internal and external auditors by providing payroll-related information
  • Collaborate with HR operations, stakeholder managers to assist in payroll services


Experience required:

  • Minimum 3 years working in a Payroll environment
  • Strong knowledge in Dutch and payroll legislation
  • Understanding for Dutch taxation, labour law related to employee compensation, benefits
  • Ability to multi-task and high numerical/analytical skill
  • Highly proficient Excel skills
  • Experience with Workday, Nmbrs, euHreka is a plus
  • Excellent written and oral English
  • Ability to analyse information


If you are interested in applying for this Payroll Specialist opportunity, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please contact Michael Bentil in our Amsterdam office +31 20 808 1102 or