Finance and controlling

Payroll and Accounting Manager

Imagine a future where you’re leading our accounting and payroll operations teams proving essential services to all employees

Join us in this role where you’ll lead and unlock the Payroll & Accounting team's full potential to deliver world-class people services to all employees in our global organisation. You'll be responsible for leading a high-energy team of nine Payroll & Accounting specialists supporting Central Europe and UK region and ensuring that your team is empowered to deliver and succeed.

Welcome to Global People Services
You’ll be part of GPS, CE & UK where you, together with your colleagues, will run a best-in-class payroll and accounting department currently serving 16 countries across the CE & UK region. As a team, we collaborate across our own organisation as well as the broader organisation to gather learning from all relevant stakeholders to provide the best possible support to our colleagues and customers.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • ensuring the execution of payroll and accounting in the countries across CE & UK region currently comprising 16 countries
  • being the point of contact for the team and maintaining a full understanding of processes to be able to resolve matters swiftly and accurately
  • maintaining effective relationship with internal and external stakeholders, incl. banks, authorities, etc.
  • developing and implementing procedures, processes, and controls to improve efficiency and accuracy of operations within the team's remit
  • coordinating with external tax advisors to ensure compliance with all employment tax laws and regulations
  • leading on year-end reporting, audits, statutory audits, and related project work.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • have extensive experience in payroll management, post payroll, accounting, and reconciliation
  • have solid understanding of payroll regulations and compliance requirements in multiple EU countries
  • have knowledge of organisational effectiveness and operations management
  • have experience with people development of self-managing individuals, with a great respect for each individual
  • have attention to detail and outstanding ethics with respect to confidentiality
  • are a remarkable networker experienced in stakeholder management and skilled in talent development, while acknowledging diverse cultural settings.

Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.

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Shape the future with us
Send your application to us as soon as possible. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we have found the right candidate.

If you need to request any reasonable adjustments or accommodations to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process, please contact

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.