Senior Payroll Specialist (Danish payroll) Ref. No: 7427

For our Client - a global pharmaceutical company based in Copenhagen - we are looking for 
Senior Payroll Specialist (Danish payroll)

Region: Kraków, małopolskie

Professional requirements:

  • Excellent understanding of end to end payroll delivery
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in payroll delivery for multiple countries and cooperation with the payroll vendors, including support of Denmark (knowledge of Danish payroll is a must)
  • Participation in similar scope migrations would be of benefit
  • English at C1 level
  • University degree (professional certificate in payroll practice would be an asset)
  • Experience in HR operations delivered in multinational environment and in maintaining data in HR SAP (experience with Success Factors would be an asset), as well as knowledge of Microsoft suite
  • Vendor management experience
  • Continuous improvement drive supported by concrete examples

Key responsibilities:

  • Participating in the transition and implementation of payroll processes from Denmark to Cracow
  • Coordination end-to-end delivery of payroll process for Denmark blue-collar and white-collar employees, as well as the management team, taking responsibility for correctness of input data and timeliness of payroll execution
  • Managing relationship with the payroll vendor and verifying their delivery against SLAs and KPIs
  • Managing relationships other teams in GBS and the Headquarters where relevant
  • Supporting junior colleagues and train new joiners
  • Acting as back up of team manager when required and supporting manager and the team with change management in the projects
  • Executing payroll controls as designed
  • Representing the function in internal / external audits
  • Troubleshooting complex issues related to payroll delivery
  • Proposing and coordinating improvement initiatives related to end to end payroll process
  • Taking part in the payroll vendor implementation project and knowledge transfer and within area of responsibility agreed with manager


  • Permanent contract
  • Life insurance 
  • Home office 
  • Professional training
  • Cafeteria package with Multisport
  • Massages at the office
  • Social events