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Specialist/Senior Specialist Payroll - Turkey  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 26 January 2017

Project Description

  • Our company  is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. 
  • Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  
  • We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. 
  • With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.   
  • We are currently looking for a Specialist/Senior Specialist Payroll ideally based in Switzerland.

  • Responsible for accurate and timely processing of monthly payroll for multiple EMEA affiliates in various countries, as assigned, working with outsourced payroll provider(s).
  •  Accurate and timely payments for salaries, payroll-related taxes and social charges for EMEA. 
  • Ensure compliance with governmental and local labor and tax regulations for multiple international affiliates, in cooperation with outsourced consulting services and company Management.
  • Ensure timely and accurate booking of payroll-related journal entries and accruals, in compliance with U.S. GAAP. 
  • Assist in reviewing payroll reconciliations in conjunction with GL Accountants. 
  • Provide payroll reporting, including monthly census, year-end wage statements, budget support and other, as required.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of EMEA payroll policies and procedures.
  • Management of some cross-functional projects might be required. 

  • Commercial education required (CFC, degree in accounting or HES)
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in payroll processing or managing third party providers 
  • Proven Project Management skills (functionally)
  • Sound understanding of Compliance and Risk Management (within the geographical areas covered)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be flexible, able to prioritize and adapt to changes in a fast-paced and growing environment.
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to meet strict deadlines.
  • Fluent in English, another European language would be a plus. 
  • High excel knowledge and past experience with integrated accounting software