Payroll Specialist (EMEA)



Accounting & Finance
Poznań, Poland
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Is there any greater challenge than getting ahead of disease together?

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organisation where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years.

Our Payroll department characterizes by being open and supportive towards clients with a great culture and atmosphere of creativity, as well as strong team spirit. We are looking for a talented and internationally oriented professional to join us! If you'd like to become a part of our Compensation team this is the role for you!

Payroll Specialist (EMEA)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure payroll accuracy by effective administration of the payroll process and relationship with the payroll supplier;
  • Execute and support end-to-end payroll processing in close collaboration with the internal customer and payroll stakeholders;
  • Manage payroll month-end close process, prepare payroll reports and ensure smooth payroll authorization;
  • Maintain close contact with internal and external auditors to ensure the payroll calculations;
  • Ensure accuracy of data and salary calculations (e.g. vacation days, sick days, other paid etc.);
  • Respond to reference requests for current and previous employees and maintain files and documents physically or electronically as per the local legislation requirements;
  • Share feedback with HR lead, and regional/global contacts to continuously improve processes linked to payroll

Why You?

Necessary Qualifications & Skills:

  • Min. 3 years of experience in payroll
  • Fluent English
  • Practical knowledge of payroll and experience of collaboration with a payroll vendor
  • Good knowledge and practice in using MS Office
  • Ability to perform the tasks in compliance with existing procedures, strong internal customer focus, excellent communication skills as well as proactiveness;

Preferred Qualifications & Skills (but not a must):

  • Very good level of another European language, especially Dutch
  • Knowledge of Dutch labour law (a plus)
  • Sense of ownership of assigned tasks;
  • Excellent organization, accuracy, team spirit, attention to details

Why GSK?

  • Career at one of the leading global healthcare companies
  • Contract of employment
  • Hybrid working model
  • Attractive reward package (annual bonus & awards for outstanding performance, recognition awards for additional achievements and engagement, holiday benefit)
  • Life insurance and pension plan
  • Open and inclusive environment which is supportive and welcoming of all diversity strands (gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, disability, or any other characteristic)
  • Private medical package with additional preventive healthcare services for employees and their eligible counterparts
  • Sports cards (Multisport)
  • Possibilities of development within the role and company’s structure
  • Personalized learning approach (mentoring, online trainings’ platforms: Pluralsight, Business Skills, Harvard Manage Mentor, Skillsoft and external trainings)
  • Extensive support of work life balance (flexible working solutions including working from home possibilities, health & wellbeing activities)
  • Supportive community and integration events
  • Modern office with creative rooms, fresh fruits everyday
  • Free car and bike parking, locker rooms and showers

We want to hear from you and support with any adjustments that you may require during the recruitment process. Please get in touch with our Recruitment Team ( to further discuss this today.




Why GSK?

Uniting science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together.

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organisation where people can thrive. We prevent and treat disease with vaccines, specialty and general medicines. We focus on the science of the immune system and the use of new platform and data technologies, investing in four core therapeutic areas (infectious diseases, HIV, respiratory/ immunology and oncology).

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a place where people feel inspired, encouraged and challenged to be the best they can be. A place where they can be themselves – feeling welcome, valued, and included. Where they can keep growing and look after their wellbeing. So, if you share our ambition, join us at this exciting moment in our journey to get Ahead Together.

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