PayPal Payroll Specialist - Germany in Berlin, Germany

Payroll Specialist - Germanyin Dreilindenat PayPal

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 3/27/2018

  • Job ID: R0030761

About Us

HELP US REIMAGINE MONEY.

At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.

We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you’re ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We're proud to work here. You will be too.

Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 210 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Role Description:

• We are looking for an experienced Payroll Specialist to work effectively in a multi-functional, multi-cultural environment, who is open to change and will embrace the challenges that arise in a fast-moving environment!

• You will be responsible for the day to day processing of assigned payrolls for PayPal’s EMEA entities through outsource providers. Countries include Germany, Sweden.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure payrolls are processed accurately, timely and in accordance with local country requirements

  • Validate and submit payroll files from HR and time tracking systems

  • Populate additional pay and personnel data into templates for payroll processing

  • Ensure all equity transactions are captured and processed within the pay periods

  • Complete month end payroll activities

  • Ensure that monthly and yearly local tax payments and compliance requirements are met

  • Ensure sufficient controls are in place and implemented to capture changes month over month and any differences are reconciled and explained

  • Schedule, facilitate and participate in payroll-related meetings and presentations

  • Provide timely and accurate reporting to internal and external agencies and local government authorities

  • Monitor submission of filings and payments to third parties made for processing vendor

  • Interact directly with third parties and tax authorities for issue resolution

  • Create and maintain control documentation, process flows and procedures

  • Work with HR function to ensure consistent and accurate flow of information

  • Work with external providers regarding specific payroll treatment for employees e.g. expatriate, international assignments & equity

  • Work with internal and external audit to ensure the integrity of the payroll information

  • Ensure a consistent focus and involvement in driving efficiencies and process improvements.

  • Intake and action employee payroll issues, including case tracking, payroll vendor inquiries and follow-up with employee

  • Report on PTO balances from time off management system

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • 3 years + experience in similar role in Germany.

  • The ability to communicate effectively in English and German is essential, other languages desirable.

  • Previous experience in an HR Payroll position essential

  • Knowledge of local legal requirements, statutory forms and reporting etc.

  • Solid administrative skills with knowledge of MS Excel

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Analytical mind with a will to resolve issues efficiently

  • Proactive, ability to work on own initiative and under pressure

  • Diplomatic team player

  • Professional attitude, understanding the importance of attention to detail

  • Understanding of and following procedures and HR practices.

  • Working knowledge of Workday HCM platform preferred.

  • Exposure to stock processing and rules (desirable)

  • Exposure to Hypo tax calculations

  • To be able to understand the importance of escalating issues that sit beyond the scope of the role.

  • Working knowledge of Workday, ADP Streamline

  • Experience of Vendor change an advantage

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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