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Payroll Specialist

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF 75,000 - 85,000
Date added
18 January, 2023

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment are supporting our rapidly growing client as they look to recruit a Payroll Specialist to join their team.

Reporting directly into the Senior Payroll Manager, the Payroll Specialist will partner closely with other departments and senior managers, have a full understanding and knowledge of hiring, as well as onboarding and offboarding (all associated with Payroll).

This is an opportunity for someone who has recently started their career in HR, who is wanting to broaden their knowledge of Payroll.

Our client can offer great scope for future development and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and international work environment.


Payroll Specialist, Basel, Switzerland

Responsibilities of the Payroll Specialist:

  • Working with the Senior Payroll Manager you will be responsible for payroll processing for circa 3500 employees, globally
  • First point of contact for employees, managers, and c-suite for payroll, including salary and other payroll associated matters
  • Follow both internal and external processes to ensure employment legislations and compliance is adhered too
  • Provide support for employees locating to the area and assisting payroll associated queries
  • Manage monthly payroll processing ensuring correct policy and procedures are adhered to, including salary, deductions and bonuses are completed with 3RD party provider
  • Contacts for our employees and the line in all wages, social security and taxation

 Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Qualification in HR/Payroll (e.g., Dipl. HR Fachfrau or Payroll Specialist) or Bachelor’s in a relevant field of study
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in an operational Payroll function, preferably in an international environment in Switzerland
  • Be able to communicate confidently in English
  • Very good knowledge of Excel and proficient in the use of MS Office applications
  • We are looking for someone with open-minded personality who pays attention to details and keeps a cool head even in hectic times!