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HR Payroll Specialist- Systems and Processes (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Corporate Functions
Job field:  Human Resources
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level

At HRS “We love to make it happen”: We are the global market leader when it comes to tech- and data driven business travel solutions. Our enterprise business offers end-to-end hotel management solutions to more than 7,000 corporate businesses globally to simplify their business travel. State of the art service solutions like strategic consulting & hotel procurement, travel payment and expense solutions or efficient tools to manage corporate meetings and group booking facilitate the travel processes and guarantee savings along the value chain. Today we work globally with the Fortune 500, such as Google, China Mobile, Amazon, Siemens, Hitachi, Alibaba, Volkswagen, WorldBank.

We are looking for a Cologne based HR Payroll Specialist - Systems and Processes (m/f/d) to lead our HR and payroll life cycle services, serving all HRS employees within Germany and international.


Your challenges

  • Take responsibility for the steering and performance monitoring of our external payroll provider
  • Ensure maintenance and transmission of the master file data for the outsourcing provider and secure the interface between the internal and external payroll systems
  • Validate accuracy and completeness of employee data with regards to work time, absence, sick leave and other payroll related features 
  • Support and counsel in the adaption of payroll related policy changes and or implementations
  • Ensure coordination with the rest of the local HR Services team to identify any dependencies with other HR processes such as Workforce administration, Benefits and Absence and identify opportunities for collaboration 
  • Provide a high quality, professional Payroll & Benefits service to the HRS entities
  • As expert for Payroll, provide expertise to HR and the business and assure excellent knowledge of payroll legislation and laws
  • Lead payroll projects to proactively look at ways to drive change within the payroll process through simplification, standardization and automation

Your commitment

  • Track record of delivering high quality Group Payroll services
  • Experience of working with an outsourced payroll provider is highly desirable
  • Experience in developing and introducing standard workflows and optimization of processes 
  • Working independently and taking on responsibility 
  • Knowledge of SAAS HR Systems (such as SAP Success Factors) as well as experienced knowledge in MS Office, especially Excel 
  • Fluency in German  and in English (written and oral) and interpersonal skills with good attention to detail & precision oriented  


Your rewards

At HRS we feel globally united and mutually responsible, a belief that is rooted in our company history and values: Thinking and acting like an entrepreneur, with everyone across the whole company being given the opportunity to take full ownership to deliver on our shared vision every single day.

You will work in a modern working environment with flexible working hours and the option to work from home. Our training and further education offers give you plenty of room for your personal growth and individual development.



The small print – want to know more?
Our global company is located in more than 35 locations in all continents and we inspire more than 1.500 employees every day. To fuel our international growth we are always looking for passionate experts who have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the international B2B travel Industry.

Interested? Have a look at all of our company benefits.
Let´s make it happen – become part of the HRS Group Team.

Find out more about the HRS Group brands and its segments:
HRS Smarttrip              DS Destination Solution                   HRS Group                      HRS Global Hotel Solution

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