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HR Payroll Specialist

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
5 October, 2020

Job Description

Our client is a global company in the Healthcare sector. We are currently recruiting on their behalf for a HR Payroll Specialist to be based in Lucerne.


HR Payroll Specialist, Lucerne, Switzerland


Reporting to the Head of HR Administration, this newly created role of HR Payroll Specialist will be a key addition to the team of our International Healthcare client, located in the Lucerne area. This is a great opportunity to join a successful multinational business, and bring payroll duties in-house.


The role is suited to an experienced HR Payroll Specialist, accustomed to processing payroll for diverse structures across multiple companies.



  • Recording of the arising changes in the wage processing system (fixed and variable wage data, allowances and deductions, entries and exits)
  • Execution and control of the interfaces with HRM (HR master data system) and Swiss Salary (Navision)
  • Preparation of the monthly pay slips
  • Interface function between employees, HR and finance
  • Change and control / monitoring of child and family allowance entitlement
  • Registration of withholding tax and accounting for employees and various cantons
  • Review of work permits
  • Administrative processing of accident reports, sickness reports, EO and MSE reports and their daily allowance control
  • Comparison of all data in the social security area with RTM (time recording system)
  • Create personnel and wage data statistics
  • Year-end work
  • Provide documents for the wage round, forecast and wage budget
  • Participation in projects in the human resources area



  • HR specialist FA with further training in payroll or comparable training and further education
  • 3 to 5 years of professional Payroll experience
  • Experience in managing payroll accounting in a large and rapidly changing company with complex structures
  • Fluent in German and English, any other national language would be an advantage
  • Hands-on mentality and open to change
  • Quick comprehension, structured and efficient way of working, resilient
  • Strong communication skills, team-oriented


Our client can offer a challenging, dynamic environment with flexible working hours and a modern workplace infrastructure.


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 Keeley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.