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HR Payroll Officer



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Human Resources

For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

Are you enthusiast, do you like to take initiative and are you the problem solving type? Are you an optimist and full of energy? Then you might be the colleague we are looking for to support the BeNe HR Services team.

Although the main focus of your responsibilities will be payroll, you will also manage other tasks related to the full employee lifecycle and assist in data analytics and reporting.

For our location in Leuven, we are looking for an energetic and proactive person that strengthens our team.

As HR Officer, you will have following key accountabilities: 

  • You perform day-to-day payroll activities for Belgium and the Netherlands. Don’t let a lack of knowledge for one of these countries hold you back to apply for this role. We will provide sufficient training when needed.
  • You review and approve payroll results provided by the external payroll partner, escalating issues when needed.
  • You ensure post-payroll activities are followed, including routing documents and reports to the Finance team or others.
  • You document and maintain detailed work instructions for the purpose of payroll continuity.
  • You take an active role in the optimization of processes and procedures if needed.
  • You communicate and handle the administration with local authorities and external providers in labor related topics.
  • You handle administrative tasks related to the full employee lifecycle ( joiners and leavers, promotions, absences,..)
  • You act as a point of contact for local management and employees who have questions regarding  operational HR processes and guidelines.

Now that we've introduced you to the position as HR Officer, what skills, qualifications and experience should you have?

  • You have previous experience with payroll.
  • You have excellent knowledge of labor regulations.
  • You have an eye for detail, and you are a critical thinker.
  • You are a master in MS Office. Particularly, Excel holds no secrets to you.
  • You have the ability to work within a matrix organization, supporting wider HR initiatives and collaborating with HR colleagues globally.
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English.

Apply now! Become a member of the GfK HRS Team in West & Southern Europe and discover how working within an international team can open up your world.

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

Posted: 70 days ago

City: Leuven

Work Area: Human Resources

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00015566