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Job Description

Within Finance we are a trusted business partner, creating, and driving sustainable team member value through one team, while creating a controlled and protected environment with accurate and timely financial information safeguarding us with integrity, robust compliance and controls. 

The Finance Operations team supports the finance operations across the organization in identifying improvement opportunities, works with partners to develop business cases and implementation of plans and acts as an escalation point of contact for the BPO.

What you'll do:

Reporting to the Head of Global Payroll your Main Responsibilities include:

  • Together with the Compass and Global Payroll team, assist in the delivery of accurate and compliant employee end to end processes for a group of three German payrolls assigned businesses. 

  • The ability to coordinate and deliver on a variety of requirements to ensure statutory employment and payroll compliance.

  • Individually, and as a team member, strive to improve the processes and payroll delivery environment to maximize the efficiency and accuracy of our service, for our business.

  • Collaboration with internal and external partners (outsourced payroll vendor, People Services Team (Compass), Reward, authorities and auditors)

  • Manage clear and informative communications to vendor, business managers, HR and payroll operations management.

  • Be the primary contact point for the assigned German payrolls, building detailed knowledge of the statutory processes in Germany.

  • Contribute to specific company projects such as improving and changing system processes or tasks within the business.

  • Manage and resolve business escalations, seeking help and advice where needed.

Who you are:

  • Ideal candidate has worked in a multi-client HR/payroll environment, managing a diverse range of payrolls and business relationships and has a experience delivering German payrolls.

  • Competent with German HR and payroll complexities, including different terms and conditions and the compliant treatment of differing wage types.  

  • Compliant with German legislation and periodic statutory requirements.

  • Multilingual with German and Business English

  • Good Excel skills and to manipulate data within an Excel workbook.

    Job's workplace type: hybrid


Life at Adevinta comes with its perks! Our Adevintans enjoy the following benefits:

  • An attractive Base Salary.
  • Participation in our Short Term Incentive plan (annual bonus).
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program with a match from Adevinta.
  • Work From Anywhere: Enjoy up to 20 days a year of working from anywhere! Maybe not from the moon - well why not! just make sure you have internet connection!
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, because we care.
  • Win together, lose together is one of our key behaviours. At Adevinta you will find a collaborative environment with an opportunity to explore your potential and grow.

On top of these, we also provide a range of locally relevant benefits. Wanna know more? Apply and ask our recruiters!


Payroll Specialist Germany (d/f/m) | Adevinta Spain
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