Payroll Accountant

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Payroll Accountant

We are looking for a Payroll Accountant for an international footwear brand.

Are you familiar with payroll systems and getting excited to explain the consequences of the payroll to the finance department? Then this would be a great opportunity for you! In this role, you will see the whole payroll proces from beginning to end, be an allrounder and gain knowledge.

Do you see yourself in this? Then let's get in contact!

Responsibilities Payroll Accountant

The position is part of the finance team, who are responsible for global accounting and statutory compliance. This includes maintaining an accurate and timely accounting system which includes a comprehensive set of internal controls, preparing periodic financial reports, supporting financial statements audit, and supporting the business by providing reliable financial data. Besides, this role will be involved in payroll transactions, support the payrolling of around 650 employees, while ensure payroll accounting is done correctly and timely in both financial and payroll system.

Accounting and control:

  • Point of contact for both internal and external payroll related items;
  • Reconciling various payroll accounts, uploading salary entries and monitoring the payroll declarations to various tax authorities;
  • Monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing procedures;
  • Journal entry preparation and review;
  • Reconciliation of sub ledgers and general ledger accounts;
  • Ensure that all transactions are processed accurately and timely;
  • Ensure that at period-end all assets and liabilities are recorded accurately;
  • Continuously drive improvements to optimize processes & support process improvement including recommendations for training and updates to procedures.


  • Payroll account reconciliations;
  • Ensure key controls are respected and the SOX requirements are met;
  • Maintain documentation in compliance with global requirements and local laws.


  • Preparation of monthly variance analysis including correlation to operational results and interaction with operational business units;
  • Preparation of audit documentation, account analysis, annual financial statements and related statutory reports for both US GAAP and local statutory; requirement to support timely completion of audits.


  • Liaise with corporate and global accounting teams;
  • Collaborate with shared service partners and other third-party business support partners;
  • Work closely with the Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury, Payroll, Tax, and Supply Chain teams;
  • Identify process improvements to existing processes and advise the manager on opportunities to gain higher efficiency, effectiveness and ensure a higher level of (local) compliance.

Requirements Payroll Accountant

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance/ Business Administration;
  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience;
  • Knowledge of accounting principles;
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (preferably SAP);
  • Experience with EMEA payroll process;
  • Experienced in use of Microsoft Excel;
  • Establishes priorities, plans, and organizes well, solution-oriented;
  • Strong communication skills; ability to effectively interact with all types of individuals, both internally and externally.

The offer Payroll Accountant

They can offer you a salary depending on the experience and knowledge you bring with you, between € 2700,- and € 3500,- gross per month. Furthermore, you will receive vacation allowance, 25 vacation days, and an annual bonus.

Other fun offerings are:

  • 50% discount on the most comfortable shoes;
  • fun work placde, innovating working environment;
  • Healthy work environment with discount on your gym membership;
  • Great training curriculum with in-person sessions and a global eLearning platform.

How we continue? We will let you know within four working days whether you qualify for the position. We schedule an introductory meeting, via phone, digitally or live. In this interview we inform you as fully as possible about the vacancy, the company and the next steps in the procedure. In consultation with you, we introduce you to our client and then continue to guide you through the application process. The Independent Recruiters Group has a large team of specialized recruiters. Every recruiter has a very strong focus on his own field. This makes them the ideal sparring partner for both the candidate and the client


Finance & Control


K Bleumer
T: +31 6 2328 3774

29-07-2022 Independent Recruiters
Kim Bleumer
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Match criteria
  • Accountancy
  • Financiële Dienstverlening
  • Detailhandel / Winkel
  • Overig
  • Noord Holland
  • HBO
  • WO
  • Vast
  • 2500 - 3000
  • 3000 - 3500
  • 3500 - 4000
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