Role details

Payroll & Benefits Specialist (m/w)

Geneva   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Payroll & Benefits Specialist
  • Local and expatriate population

About Our Client

Our client is a leader in its sector of activity, with its EMEA headquarter in Geneva.

Job Description

  • Responsible for maintaining and processing the monthly payroll , including entering any exceptions such as overtime, bonuses, paid vacations, allowances, miscellaneous deductions, etc. in accordance with internal procedures & policies
  • Once a year, prepare salary increase and bonus letter for all employees
  • Prepare and process for payment of salaries via bank transfer
  • Prepare requests for tax free benefits, and implement when approved by Tax Authorities
  • Compile payroll information for forecasts and budgets and create related spread sheets
  • Responsible for reconciliation of all payroll related general ledger accounts
  • Prepare the annual Payroll and Headcount budget and follow up with close cooperation with Accounting and Finance
  • Administer employee benefit plans such as Pension Fund (new joiners, modifications, departure, payment of invoices)
  • Prepare all social lists and related payments (such as AVS, withholding taxes)
  • Prepare details by cost center of the LAA, APG, LPP insurance, withholding taxes to Accounting
  • Prepare the reconciliation of the monthly bonus provision
  • Issue, verify and ensure distribution of year-end lists and data, such a salary certificates, AVS yearly lists, withholding tax certificates, etc.
  • Lead the audit controls with the internal and external auditors
  • Compute withholding taxes and tax deductions as per Swiss tax Authorities and external tax consultant
  • Respond to enquiries from staff on payroll and benefits questions
  • Prepare gross to net comparison for new hire
  • Advise Human Resources team about modifications of Swiss legislation related to payroll and benefits

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum 3 -5 of experience in Payroll processing in a multinational and complex environment including expatriates. Experience with payroll issues such as split payrolls, shadow payrolls, free tax benefits, housing allowances, car allowances, etc.
  • Knowledge of SAP payroll system is an asset . Employee central an asset
  • Experience with internal payroll recharges
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel
  • Expertise in pension fund and strong knowledge of Swiss social security
  • Expertise in Swiss labor laws and legal matters.
  • French and English: fluent (written and spoken)

What's on Offer

Join a very attractive company within an international environment.

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