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Senior Payroll Specialist - French speaking

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
26 November, 2021

Job Description

Our client, a global Consumer Goods business, is working with us to appoint a Senior Payroll Specialist - French speaking, located in the Amsterdam area.


You will be working for a business that appreciates ideas and that gives you the freedom to optimize processes. They are looking to hire individuals capable of working in a fast-moving and cross-departmental position. The ideal candidate will have strong Payroll, Accounting and Excel skills, alongside a creative and ambitious personality. 


Senior Payroll Specialist, Amsterdam, Noord Holland


The purpose of this position is to perform Payroll for multiple countries in EMEA, to provide and maintain the required expertise, and to support all Payroll programs in the Payroll environment, in accordance with companies’ policies and procedures.


Key responsibilities of the Senior Payroll Specialist:


  • You will be given a specific set of countries to manage yourself! 
  • Liaising with both internal and external stakeholders in order to manage the monthly Payroll closing across Europe and beyond
  • General Ledger responsibilities
  • Responsible for monthly balance sheet reconciliations in Blackline
  • Ensure timely and accurate data entry and transactions into systems
  • Supporting with an automation project and supporting continuous improvement projects within Payroll


Experience required:


  • Fluency in English and French (both written and spoken)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in Payroll Accounting
  • Experience in General Ledger Accounting and more broader Accounting responsibilities (ideal)
  • Great communication skills and can-do approach


You would work in a dynamic, multi-national working environment where the talents are recognized and excellent career progression opportunities exist.  


If you are interested in applying for this Senior Payroll Specialist – French speaking role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.