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Specialist/Senior Specialist Payroll - France  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 26 January 2017

Project Description



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.

Responsibilities:
  •  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.
  •  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. 


Qualifications
  • 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