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Senior Payroll Specialist - Austria

Remote-EMEA

About Remote

Remote is solving global remote organizations’ biggest challenge: employing anyone anywhere compliantly. We make it possible for businesses big and small to employ a global team by handling global payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance. Check out remote.com/how-it-works to learn more or if you’re interested in adding to the mission, scroll down to apply now.

Please take a look at remote.com/handbook to learn more about our culture and what it is like to work here. Not only do we encourage folks from all ethnic groups, genders, sexuality, age and abilities to apply, but we prioritize a sense of belonging. You can check out independent reviews by other candidates on Glassdoor or look up the results of our candidate surveys to see how others feel about working and interviewing here.

All of our positions are fully remote. You do not have to relocate to join us!

The position

This is an exciting time to join Remote and make a personal difference in the global employment space as a Senior Payroll Specialist - Austria, joining our Global Payroll Operations Team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as a true subject matter expert for Austria
    • Manages existing relationships with key stakeholder within Payroll Implementation, Finance, Product, Engineers.
    • Process full end-to-end payroll in-house, statutory filing requirements, exceptions, approvals, payments, and compliance.
    • Responsible for ensuring full data integrity and quality
    • Experience in accounting/reconciliations
  • Have a focus on KPIs and SLAs
  • Skilled in implementing and improving processes
  • Ability to mentor and support payroll specialists
  • Able to back up regional managers during times of absence

Requirements

  • Several years of payroll management or an equivalent amount of experience.
  • Knowledge of payroll best practices.
  • Proficient in using software tools like SAP, Excel / Google Sheets.
  • An analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, international work environment with a passion for making an impact.
  • Is a productivity geek and will constantly think of ways to improve and speed up their work.
  • You understand the need and ideal to work largely asynchronously.
  • Writes and speaks fluent English.
  • It's not required to have experience working remotely, but considered a plus.
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Practicals

  • You'll report to: Manager, Global Payroll Operations.
  • Team: Payroll Operations
  • Location: EMEA
  • Start date: As soon as possible

Remote Compensation Philosophy

Remote's Total Rewards philosophy is to ensure fair, unbiased compensation and fair equity pay along with competitive benefits in all locations in which we operate. We do not agree to or encourage cheap-labor practices and therefore we ensure to pay above in-location rates. We hope to inspire other companies to support global talent-hiring and bring local wealth to developing countries.

At first glance our salary bands seem quite wide - here is some context. At Remote we have international operations and a globally distributed workforce.  We use geo ranges to consider geographic pay differentials as part of our global compensation strategy to remain competitive in various markets while we hiring globally.

The base salary range for this full-time position is 33,000$ to 77,000$. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level and location, and our job titles may span more than one career level. The actual base pay for the successful candidate in this role is dependent upon many factors such as location, transferable or job-related skills, work experience, relevant training, business needs, and market demands. The base salary range may be subject to change.

Application process

  1. Interview with recruiter
  2. Interview with future manager
  3. Interview with team members (no managers present)
  4. Prior employment verification check 

Benefits

Our full benefits & perks are explained in our handbook at remote.com/r/benefits. As a global company, each country works differently, but some benefits/perks are for all Remoters:
  • work from anywhere
  • unlimited personal time off (minimum 4 weeks)
  • quarterly company-wide day off for self care
  • flexible working hours (we are async)
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • mental health support services
  • stock options
  • learning budget
  • home office budget & IT equipment
  • budget for local in-person social events or co-working spaces

How you’ll plan your day (and life)

We work async at Remote which means you can plan your schedule around your life (and not around meetings). Read more at remote.com/async.

You will be empowered to take ownership and be proactive. When in doubt you will default to action instead of waiting. Your life-work balance is important and you will be encouraged to put yourself and your family first, and fit work around your needs.

If that sounds like something you want, apply now!

How to apply

  1. Please fill out the form below and upload your CV with a PDF format.
  2. We kindly ask you to submit your application and CV in English, as this is the standardised language we use here at Remote.
  3. If you don’t have an up to date CV but you are still interested in talking to us, please feel free to add a copy of your LinkedIn profile instead.

We will ask you to voluntarily tell us your pronouns at interview stage, and you will have the option to answer our anonymous demographic questionnaire when you apply below. As an equal employment opportunity employer it’s important to us that our workforce reflects people of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences and this data will help us to stay accountable. We thank you for providing this data, if you chose to.

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Job Profile

Regions

Africa Europe Middle East

Countries

Austria

Benefits/Perks

Above in-location rates Base salary range Competitive benefits Competitive benefits in all locations Equity pay Fair equity pay Learning Budget Local wealth to developing countries Stock options Work from Anywhere

Skills

Accounting Analytical Analytical mindset Benefits Compliance Data integrity English Excel Finance Fluent English Global Payroll Global payroll operations Google Sheets Knowledge of payroll best practices Operations Payments Payroll Payroll Best Practices Payroll management Payroll operations Problem-solving Process Improvement Reconciliations SAP Strategy Training

Tasks
  • Act as subject matter expert for Austria
  • Ensure data integrity and quality
  • Focus on KPIs and SLAs
  • Implement and improve processes
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders
  • Mentor and support payroll specialists
  • Process end-to-end payroll
  • Training
Experience

Several years

Education

Accounting Business Finance Management

Restrictions

Fully remote

Timezones

UTC+1