Senior Payroll Specialist m/w/d Karlsruhe

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    negotiable / negotiable
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  • Posted:
    8 months ago
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  • Languages:
    English, German
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    Male, Female
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We are looking for an experienced Senior Payroll Specialist (m/w/d)

The Senior Payroll Specialist will play an important role in ensuring accurate and timely payroll processing, compliance with local regulations, and maintaining HR administrative processes. The successful candidate should have a strong background in payroll with at least 5 years of experience, coupled with excellent knowledge of HR administrative functions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Payroll Processing: Handle end-to-end payroll processing for the DACH region, including data input, calculations, and reconciliation to ensure accurate and timely salary disbursements.
  • Compliance: Stay up-to-date with German payroll and tax regulations to ensure payroll processes are in compliance with local laws and regulations.
  • HR Administration: Manage various HR administrative tasks, including employee record maintenance, onboarding, and offboarding processes.
  • Data Management: Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee data, ensuring data integrity and security.
  • Reporting: Prepare and generate regular and ad-hoc payroll and HR reports for internal and external use.
  • English Language Skills: Proficiency in English at B2 or C1 level is considered an advantage due to potential communication with the global team.


  • At least 5 years of experience in payroll processing in Germany.
  • Strong knowledge of German payroll and related to payroll tax regulations.
  • Experience in HR administration is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in English at B2 or C1 level is an advantage.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Familiarity with payroll software and HRIS systems.
  • Location around Karlsruhe or within the Baden-Württemberg province preferred due to the need for onsite presence at the Karlsruhe office for at least half of the time.