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Payroll Specialist 80-100% (f/m/d)

Location: Baden, Aargau, Switzerland
Job ID: CH53810101
Date Posted: Sep 29, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Finance
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Energy has been operating as a standalone organization from end of 2019, and since July 2020 is part of Hitachi, the Energy business. Day 1 has marked the start of our integration with Hitachi. To support us from a project as well from a day-to-day perspective, we are looking for a passionate HR Services Specialist. Our flexible work practices help you optimize personal and business performance while creating an environment where all employees can develop their skills and grow. Are you eager to strengthen our team to bring the HR function to a next level where we proactively digitalize our function operations and at the same time transfer ourselves as Digital World HR Professionals?


  • Executing payroll-related tasks in accordance with regulations and overseeing maintenance of payroll records and files
  • Responsible for the monthly closing of assigned Company Codes Main responsibility for the (vendor managed) payroll run in selected months during the year
  • Responding to inquiries from employees, internal stakeholders and authorities, concerning payroll deductions and accruals, withholding tax, social security
  • Checking month-end reports, coordinating with accounting the payroll journal entries checks and posting
  • Assisting Finance to reconcile all payroll-related accounts and activity Processing international school payments and invoices with follow-up actions as gross-up calculations
  • Administering of Expats, under consideration of all aspects (CoC/A1, social security, pension fund, etc.)
  • Supporting with annual processes such as bonus and salary review Assisting with internal, external and statutory audits as needed Driving and contributing to continuous improvement projects within area of responsibility Collaborating closely with the team, across teams in HR Operations / HR Functions / HRBPs

Your background:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in HR/Payroll Understanding of Swiss payroll; tax, social security & labor law Solid SAP HR skills (Workday a plus)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, control and customer servicing skills desired
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and effectively drive results
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook Excellent English and German skills (French/Italian are a plus)
  • Please upload all application documents in English language
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