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Senior Payroll Specialist - French speaking

HM - AHXK-828251
Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
29 January, 2020

Job Description

Our client - a forward-thinking, global, innovative fashion/retail business - is working with us to appoint Senior Payroll Specialist into their office in Amsterdam area. You will be working for a business that we all know and love within a team of people passionate about their work! 


Senior Payroll Specialist - French speaking, Amsterdam, Noord Holland


Our client is looking to hire individuals capable of working in a fast-moving and cross-departmental position. 

The successful Payroll Specialist will be required to use a number of documented procedures to manage the payroll process and execute other transactions. 

The ideal candidate will have strong accounting and Excel skills alongside a creative and ambitious personality. 

Key responsibilities for the 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. 
  • Ensure timely and accurate data entry and transactions into systems. 
  • Supporting with an automation project and supporting continuous improvement projects within Payroll. 

The ideal Payroll Specialist candidate will have: 

  • At least 2 years of experience in Payroll Accounting.
  • Fluent English and Spanish (essential).
  • Experience in international payroll, including Spanish & Portuguese payroll regulations.
  • Experience in General Ledger Accounting and more broader accounting responsibilities (ideal).
  • Great communication skills and "can-do" approach.

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


If you are interested in applying for this Payroll Specialist 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.