EU Senior Payroll Specialist

Spin Master International B.V.

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From 2 100 EUR/monthFinal salary level depends on experience and skill set

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Reporting to the Manager, Global Workforce Planning and indirectly to Manager, Global Payroll, the successful candidate should have multi-country payroll, benefits and fringes/taxes principles experience for salaried, hourly and commission employees. He/she will process monthly regular payrolls, as well as other special payments in a timely and accurate manner. The candidate must be well organized, efficient, resourceful, and have an adaptable and positive service attitude. Candidate should be highly flexible and have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
What can we expect from you:
Ensure accurate and timely payroll processing while maximizing efficiencies, maintaining operational standards and adhering to organization policies and procedures
Perform payroll audits by utilizing custom reports from Workday (and/or other software); independently identify and resolve payroll errors
Partner with Human Resources Business Partners on payroll related matters across all Europe
Troubleshoot with our Payroll provider regarding payroll issues
Act as a liaison with all Government agencies/Tax authorities as well as benefits suppliers when this impact payrolls and assist with internal / external audits
Research and interpret payroll legislation, tax laws to ensure government and reporting compliance
Monitors and keeps abreast of developing and new payroll legislation
Provide timely response to inquiries from HR, finance, managers, employees, government, and other third-party agencies
Configure payroll reports utilizing Workday custom report as required; create, modify, and utilize spreadsheets to administer various payroll transactions; conduct payroll analysis as required
Perform quarterly tax audits
Reconcile saving funds, loans and other third-party remittances
Perform annual audits
Streamline payroll procedures – make recommendations, document, and implement ad hoc tasks
Review and prepare G/L journal entry reports for all European offices
Other duties/projects as assigned

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

HR, Payroll, Economics, Finance

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - basic
HRIS - basic

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

Who’s a good fit for this role:
Demonstrated good judgment, ability to deal with confidential and sensitive issues
Strong oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize high volume workload and meet strict deadlines
Strong attention to detail and follow-through skills with the ability to think creatively and have a continuous improvement mindset
Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel
Ability to work in a fast pace environment
Flexible; excited about supporting various unpredictable projects and schedules
You should apply if you have the following:
4 – 7 years’ experience of multi-country payroll administration in Europe
Strong financial acumen and payroll knowledge preferred
Proficient Excel user with ability to reconciliation data quickly
Experience with Workday or other HRIS system
Certified Payroll Professional or Fundamental Payroll Certification preferred
Must be able to multi-task and be detail oriented
Absolute integrity and a high level of professionalism to handle the confidential aspects of the work involved


Brief description of the company

Spin Master ( is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures, licenses and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer™, Bakugan™, Meccano™, and 2017 Toys of the Year, Hatchimals™, Air Hogs™ and PAW Patrol™. Since 2005, Spin Master has received 82 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 21 wins across a variety of product categories, including 13 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of its competitors. To date, Spin Master has produced six television series, including 2007 success Bakugan Battle Brawlers and current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 2,000 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, China, Hong Kong, Australia and more.

Number of employees

500-999 employees

Company address

Spin Master International B.V.
Karadzicova 12


Kontaktná osoba: Ing. Lenka Radičová
E-mail: poslať životopis
ID: 3984687  Dátum zverejnenia: 12.1.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 100 EUR/month