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Payroll Specialist


Solingen, NW, DE

Req ID:  1742
Job Type: 

We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.



Payroll Specialist
12 Month Fixed Term Contract , 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 our Temporary Payroll Specialist role (12 months), this might be your next step! This is a great choice for an ambitious doer, maker and innovator with significant payroll experience.


Now, Let’s Get Down to Business
Reporting to the Senior Payroll Specialist (based in the UK), you will be responsible for administering the payroll process for Germany, specifically for our Plant, Technical and Commercial employees. 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 support 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 support 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
• 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

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