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HR Payroll & Project Expert

Sector Location Job type Salary
110,000-125,000 CHF
Date added
24 October, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is proud to be working with our client, which is looking for a German speaking HR Payroll & Projects Expert to join its head office in Greater Zurich.


You will be the technical lead for processing payroll (via SAP HCM), as well as support payroll projects following a recent acquisition, as our client continues to grow to become a leader in what it does.


German speaking HR Payroll & Projects Expert, Zurich, Switzerland


You will also support the HR team with compensation and benefits and global mobility projects.  


Responsibilities of the HR Payroll & Projects Expert:

  • Technical lead for payroll processing and payroll associated matters, ensuring quality of data before sending to 3rd party providers
  • Follow both internal and external processes to ensure employment legislation  and compliance are adhered to and in line with Swiss labour law
  • Provide support for employees locating to the areas and assisting with the onboarding process, including compensation, benefits and global mobility aspects  
  • Assist with the implementation of local projects in line with social security, insurances and taxation
  • Lead the payroll projects in line with the implementation of a new payroll solution from recent acquisition


Ideal candidate profile:

  • SAP HCM experience - Workday desirable
  • A qualification in HR/Payroll (e.g. Dipl. HR Fachfrau or Payroll Specialist) or bachelor’s in a relevant field of study
  • At least 5-10 years of experience in an operational Payroll function, preferably in an international environment in Switzerland
  • Be able to communicate confidently in German and have excellent command of spoken and written English - any other language would be an advantage