Payroll Specialist & Data Management

Job Info

Job ID:
Business Lobby
Company Type:
Finance / Investment 
Job type:
Open position:
Accountant Accounting Manager Accounting Supervisor Chief Financial Officer Finance Financial Controller / Manager Payroll 
Job Title:
Payroll Specialist & Data Management
Accounting Banking & Finance Business Administration Finance 
Bachelor’s Degree 
Experience Level:
5-7 years 


Job Description

A multinational group of companies with worldwide operations in the UK, USA and Europe is recruiting a Payroll Specialist & Data Manager for its offices in Athens – Greece:


Responsibilities :

  • Review all periodic payrolls in our various jurisdictions
  • Responsible for developing a consistent payroll process across all offices and ensuring proper governance is followed
  • Oversee all payroll bookings, reporting and reconciliations with Finance
  • Coordinate the collection of annual bonus recommendations and ensure that proper payments are made through payroll
  • Maintain the accrual accounts of the company’s deferred compensation and long-term incentive programs.  Update as appropriate
  • Review the calculations of the deferred compensation portfolios performance, periodically
  • Review the deferred compensation annual statements provided to employees
  •  Work on the migration of deferred compensation records to an outsourced provider (go-live by the 3Q2021).Establish ongoing monitoring procedures of the outsourced provider
  •  Oversee the creation of the Salary Budget with finance and provide periodic updates on spending vs budget
  • Work with human resources directors to develop and monitor spending on human capital
  •  Develop human resources reporting metrics and oversee collection of required data to complete the reporting the Company board


  • University undergraduate degree in accounting or similar discipline
  • 5-7 years of HR accounting experience with an understanding of payrolls across multiple jurisdictions
  • International payroll experience is a must
  • Knowledge of European and US payroll is a must
  • Deferred incentive compensation planning experience needed
  • Detailed experience working with salary budgets
  • Understanding of deferred compensation and incentive award accounting
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, including use of pivot tables, as well as data interface
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Team player with a collaborative work style
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Complete discretion as this role has access to all individual compensation information