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Payroll Manager


Solingen, NW, DE

Req ID:  3117
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Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Payroll Manager
Full Time, Solingen
Office based, occasional working from home (subject to business needs)
Attractive salary & benefits
Start date: As soon as possible


Let's Talk About You
You’re ambitious, but you want a career with purpose—we love that. You’re up for a challenge and ready to write the next chapter of your career story with a great group of encouraging colleagues. You want to make your mark and let your personality shine. Well, if you’re interested in Payroll Management, this might be your next step! This is a great choice for an ambitious leader, maker and innovator with significant payroll experience.


Now, Let’s Get Down to Business
Reporting to the Global Payroll Director, based in the USA, you will be responsible for managing the payroll process for Germany, specifically for our Plant, Technical and Commercial teammates. This will involve; ensuring accurate and timely payrolls whilst considering time and attendance data, applying collective agreement measures, company pay policies, local tax and social security regulations. You will also be expected to work collaboratively with HR Business Partners, Finance Colleagues and our Shared Service Center to ensure payroll and HR data is accurately and timely entered in the appropriate HR, Finance and payroll systems. In addition, you will need to provide regular standard reporting relating to overhead cost planning and analysis, and lead our implementation of global time & attendance and payroll projects (Kronos, MyPay). If there’s one thing you’ll get here at Edgewell, it’s a collaborative group full of likeable, diverse and nurturing colleagues. They’re an inspiring bunch. While your experience is of course important, we’re all about making useful things joyful, so we love when our prospective candidates are passionate about this too.


Are You Ready to Show Us What You’ve Got?
You’ll have a real passion for Payroll and will be looking for the opportunity to utilize your knowledge to lead our payroll function.


Here are some of the things that we’re looking for:

• Proven experience of managing payroll processes, ideally within a manufacturing environment
• Experience of overhead cost planning, HR controlling, analysis and reporting
• Knowledge of time and attendance, and shift pattens
• Knowledge of social security, tax laws and regulations
• Understanding of collective agreement of metal and electricity for North Rhine-Westphalia or comparable collective agreement

• Ability to supervise and drive projects, structure and prioritize tasks and processes, and lead small teams
• Highly numerate and detailed oriented
• Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) skills
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to work across diverse teams and functions
• Fluent in both German and English
• Valid work permit in Germany


What we offer
A diverse and nurturing ‘can do’ working culture with the following benefits:

Attractive Salary, a socially responsible environment with extensive social benefits and amenities including flexible working, company health management (Machtfit), a selection of hot and cold drinks, company restaurant, 30 days annual leave, induction program, employee assistance program, discounted Edgewell branded products, onsite gym, casual business wear and a great boss!


Now Take the Next Step
If you’re looking forward to progressing your career with us, then we’re looking forward to hearing from you. Please apply online with an up to date CV along with your salary expectations.
Alternatively, feel free to pass onto your colleagues who may be interested. For information about this great company, visit



Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.