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Payroll Accountant (m/f/d)

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Work type: Full time
Location: Germany
Categories: Client Payroll, HR&Payroll
Office Location: Frankfurt

TMF Deutschland AG is looking for a  Payroll Accountant (m/f/d) for its office in Frankfurt/Main


About TMF

In an environment of ever increasing globalization we provide professional services in 80+ countries to help our clients operate across borders. Whether entering a new market or driving in country growth we ensure they stay focused on their core business, taking the stress away from their accounting, legal and HR responsibilities.

We are embarking on an ambitious growth plan which will be achieved through strong organic growth, the entrance to new markets and completion of acquisitions. This provides a truly dynamic work environment to build a successful career and see a tangible impact from the work that you complete.


Job Responsibilities

The payroll accountant will be part of a busy payroll department, providing German payroll services to a diverse range of clients. The payroll accountant will have a solid understanding of German payroll legislation and will be able to process German payrolls from start to finish.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The preparation of monthly payrolls. Ensure accurate and timely processing of the work in accordance with Company Procedures and client requirements
  • Collect payroll input data from clients. Review data and check it is fit for purpose, push back to client if the data is incorrect/incomplete
  • Input client data into payroll software. Run payroll report from software Cross check data from report using manual payroll calculations
  • Pass completed payrolls to Payroll Supervisor for a 4-eye check
  • Develop up-to-date German payroll legislation and product knowledge
  • Including a solid understanding of auto-enrolment legislation and impact in client payrolls
  • Escalation of client/work issues to Head of Service Department Payroll
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients

Key knowledge and experience:

  • Highly numerate
  • Degree Qualification or equivalent is desirable
  • Proven experience in a payroll administrator role within a payroll delivery position. Ideally from a bureau/outsourcing environment. Exposure to expat/international payrolls is desirable
  • Experience of processing payrolls end to end
  • Expertise in all MS Office packages (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Prior exposure to at least one payroll software
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and German

You can expect  from us

  • A varied activity in a successful, international corporation with a great deal of creative freedom, including the assumption of project work - if desired
  • Workplace in the heart of Frankfurt
  • Flat hierarchies with direct contact to the management

Working at TMF Group offers

Learning opportunities: you will work with highly experienced colleagues who are ready to share their knowledge, and will receive the opportunity to work on diverse and complex client requests. You will also be able to apply for and be supported for training.

Value-driven work environment: you can expect integrity and respect from all your colleagues and your leadership team.

Teamwork: an environment where we learn from our mistakes and work together to improve our processes continuously. A no-blame culture where teamwork is important, valued and lived daily.

Ambition: we are a growing company in which we constantly look for the next opportunity and where all ideas are welcome.

Advertised: W. Europe Standard Time
Applications close: W. Europe Daylight Time

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