Senior German Payroll Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Company: Safeguard Global Payroll SLU
  • Spain (Remote)

Safeguard Global Payroll SLU

How would you like to team up with colleagues from the Americas, Europe, and Asia? We call ourselves Guardians, and there are over 1800 of us across the world. We understand that each one of our Guardians is unique, each with their own style of working. Our ‘Work in Any Way’ model means you’ll have the freedom to choose where and how you work best.

The role in a nutshell:

As a Senior German Payroll Specialist, you’ll play a critical role in ensuring smooth and efficient payroll processing for our clients. With responsibility for managing all related work processes, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real impact on our clients’ operations and contribute to their success.

Key responsibilities would include:

  • Maintaining payroll records: new hires, leavers, transfers, contractual changes etc.;

  • Validating all payments and deductions;

  • Processing data before and after the monthly payroll in various systems and databases;

  • Supporting and advising clients on employment contracts, policies, taxes, mandatory insurance and social security regulations;

  • Ensuring all payments are duly authorized after appropriate review;

  • Ensuring the accuracy and timely delivery of monthly payroll files;

  • Responding to client enquiries via phone and email (in German and potentially also in English);

  • Building and nurturing the relationship we have with the customer and deliver world class service;

  • Maintaining KPI performance of assigned clients.

What will give you an advantage:

  • 4+ years experience in payroll and personnel administration;

  • Fluent German and a good level of English, both written and verbal;

  • Experience of payroll processing in local payroll legislation

  • University Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Labor or related field will be a plus

  • Past experience on German SAGE HR suite software engine would be a plus

  • Competent IT user of Excel, Word, payroll system(s);

  • Ability to work effectively on a solo basis and also within a team environment.

Global Benefits

  • Autonomy & Flexibility (Work in Any Way): Be supported with as much flexibility as possible.

  • Bonding Leave: Enjoy paid leave to bond with your new family member.

  • 2 Charitable Days: Contribute to causes you believe in.

  • Reward & Recognition Program: Be rewarded for your success and championing our values.

  • Corporate bonus/SIP: All Guardians are eligible for our annual bonus scheme or sales incentive plan.

Why become a Guardian:

  • International Environment: Our teams are borderless. Interact, collaborate, discover cultures, and expand your personal network beyond your country.

  • ‍ ‍ Our Culture: We are nurturing a workplace where everything you do is in harmony with who you are. Where your ideas will always find their way to our leaders, and your contribution recognized.

  • Autonomy & Flexibility (Work in Any Way): As a fellow Guardian, you will decide when, how and where you work best. We value results, not working hours.

  • Learning: Even though perfection is impossible to reach, we support everyone striving towards it by providing you access to 2 learning platforms. Learn at your own pace, as much and whatever you need.

  • ✨ Valuable Experience: Wherever you go, challenges will await you. At Safeguard Global you will find the “right” challenges to hone you into the ultimate professional.

Who we are and what we do:Safeguard Global is an international company with multiple offices across the globe. We enable over a thousand organizations to hire, onboard, manage and pay employees in over 165 countries. It’s all about the people. We hire the best talent from across the globe, allowing you to learn about new cultures and interact with many different people worldwide.It’s all about the people. First, we hire the best talent from across the globe, thus allowing you to learn about new cultures and interact with many different people worldwide. We also invest in efficient tools and balance a combination of agile technologies, in-depth local market expertise, and excellent service.For more information about our solutions, visit:

Next Steps: the next stage, or we will update you if you have been unsuccessful.



At Safeguard Global, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and Guardians. 

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