HR Services & Payroll Partner - DACH



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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

Purpose of the role:

Our HR Services & Payroll area sees itself as a modern key support function.

In your role as HR Services & Payroll Partner, you will provide operational support as a competent contact person for the business unit assigned to you in all matters relating to the employee lifecycle - from contract creation to payroll - and thus actively contribute to effective HR management at GfK.

As part of a motivated and dedicated team of HR professionals, you will have the opportunity to shape HR work and thus contribute to the business success of your unit.

You can expect a dynamic, exciting and demanding area of responsibility in an international environment that offers you a variety of challenges and opportunities for development.

As an HR Services & Payroll Partner - DACH, you will have the following key accountabilities:

  • Support managers and employees in operational HR processes

  • Proactively and professionally solve challenges in the field of HR support

  • Ensure the success of HR processes in HRIS Workday and provide support in projects

  • Maintain HR master data and transaction data and create employment contracts and supplementary agreements

  • Carry out all payroll activities and answer questions regarding salary, social security, working hours, vacation, maternity leave, parental leave, etc

  • Check special cases regarding to tax and social security relevance

  • Close coordination and positive collaboration with our Business Partners will round off your responsibilities.

You are a trustworthy and committed personality and are characteriзed by a reliable and efficient way of working. You organize your area of responsibility independently and maintain an overview even under time pressure. Enjoying teamwork and dealing with people round off your profile.

Now that you know what an HR Services & Payroll Partner - DACH does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?

  • Several years of professional experience in payroll and absence management

  • Experience in HR Shared Services Hub

  • Good knowledge of labor and social law for Austria will be considered as a significant advantage

  • Very good German and English language skills, both written and spoken

  • Very good MS Office skills

  • Organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, assertiveness and flexibility

  • Workday knowledge is an advantage

Join our team and benefit from the following advantages: 

  • Exciting work environment that brings people together

  • Use one of the latest digital technologies in the HR

  • Initial and ongoing trainings to support your development

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme linked to individual performance and company results

  • Flexible working hours and home office

  • 3 additional non-working days annually

  • Food vouchers

  • Health insurance

  • Discount program with external vendors

  • Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees

  • Last but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city centre and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd

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: 8 days ago

City: Sofia

Work Area: Human Resources

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00014290