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Payroll Specialist w/ High Level Eastern Arabic + English

Cornellà de Llobregat
Key languages:
  • High Level of Eastern Arabic
  • High Level of English (Working language)
Human Resources

We are looking for a Payroll specialist for our Middle East region at our office in Cornella, Barcelona. You will work in an international environment and this role will include processing all salary information, payroll-related expenses and timesheets, input of pay/personnel changes and answering any payroll related queries. You will therefore have essential experience of statutory payments and payroll-related legislation and be able to manage the end-to-end process including Company RSU and stock option programs of the assigned country.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of the payroll for our employees.
  • Ensure fixed payroll data is accurately and timely transferred from SAP HR to the regional payroll platform.
  • Enter variable pay data and initiate the monthly pay cycles, resolve pay issues and perform monthly payroll controls.
  • Manage expatriate payments for international assignees.
  • Review system generated reports, determine if accurate processing was accomplished, and correct any errors. You will also participate in internal controls design and testing (SOX) and perform Ad Hoc reporting of payroll data.
  • Perform tasks to establish and maintain employee payroll and benefits records (wages, commissions, incentives, other insurance policies and pension schemes if applicable).
  • Document all outside the system work practices and operating guidelines for assigned payrolls and collaborate with external providers.
  • Develop relationships with the business and Country HR Managers to ensure the smooth flow of payroll related information. You will provide an effective and efficient administrative support to the local HR function.
  • Remit payments to the authorities and benefits providers; complete and submit any required regulatory forms. You will calculate tax gross ups for special payments, gross to net calculation, etc.
  • Establish payroll withholdings for court orders and generate off-cycle payments as required.

Core Skills/experience

  • Minimum 3-year relevant payroll experience.
  • You have experience with compensation and benefits packages like Restricted Stock Units (RSU´s), Shares, company cars etc.
  • Experience in an international HR Services/Payroll environment. 
  • Knowledge of accounting is an advantage.
  • A good knowledge of Excel is required. Working knowledge of SAP is considered as an advantage.
  • You will be required to be highly confidential, pro-active, well organized and to communicate effectively in a large multi-disciplined environment. 
  • High level of English (working language) and Eastern Arabic.

What’s on offer

  • At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter
  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a culture of respect, challenge and innovation – with excellent opportunities for growth and development. 
  • We care about work-life balance, so you will have the possibility to work from home 3 days a week.

What will you learn?

  • Develop your career in the field of payroll and finance
  • Learn how to manage payroll processes for a large company with more than 100 employees

Our recruitment process

  1. Have a phone screen with one of our recruiters
  2. Interview with one of our recruiters
  3. Interview with the Hiring Manager 
  4. Meet the team

Don’t be shy! Just ask your recruiter!

Tareq Balanza Saito

Key languages:
English - Spanish - Japanese
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