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HR & Payroll Specialist

LM - ATEB-678526
Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
5 March, 2020

Job Description

We are working with an internationally renowned company who are looking for a HR & Payroll Specialist to join their HR team based in Basel.


HR & Payroll Specialist, Basel, Switzerland


Reporting to the HR Shared Services Manager, the HR & Payroll Specialist is a key component of the HR team responsible for HR operational activities for a population of c1600 employees within Switzerland. This is a great opportunity to join a company with good long-term career development prospects.


Main Responsibilities

  • General support to the HR Team, Employees, Line Managers, Finance Department etc. in questions of labor law, payroll, tax and social security to solve special cases or difficulties
  • Establish and maintain a set of standard reports and metrics to measure the workforce effectiveness and create ad-hoc reports
  • Review and document payroll processes in conjunction with the external payroll provider (incl. Shadow-payroll for Expats and Inpats) Execute SOX Control Sheets such as Salary Check, Payroll Reconciliation and Payroll Time Clocking and support in SOX Controls
  • Use, maintain and develop HRIS and personnel files
  • Ensure a high quality of general employee data; monthly and yearly cross check controlling
  • Administrate Social Insurance daily allowances

Person Specification

  • At least five year’s work experience in HR Roles with a strong focus on payroll processing in Switzerland
  • Solid understanding of Swiss labor law, social security and tax laws
  • SAP (key user knowledge is a must) and SuccessFactors knowledge is beneficial
  • Fluent in German and English

In return, you will receive a competitive base salary, variable bonus and an attractive and comprehensive benefits package.

If you are interested in applying for this HR & Payroll Specialist role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to  for a confidential conversation please call Leon Morley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.