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HR Payroll Specialist

Posted 30 days ago

We are looking for a HR Payroll Specialist on a temporary basis for one of our main clients based in Basel (Switzerland).  

Main Responsibilities 

  • Provide general payment files to payroll provider and administrate back payments

  • Administrate accounting needs such as accounts receivable list, list for payments to foreigner bank accounts

  • General support to the HR Team, Employees, Line Managers, Finance Department etc. in questions of labor law, payroll, tax and social security to solve special cases or difficulties

  • Review and document Jet Aviation’s payroll processes in conjunction with the external payroll provider (incl. Shadow-payroll for Expats and Inpats)

  • Ensure a high quality of general employee data; monthly and yearly cross check controlling

  • Act as specialist in regard to general regulatory subjects

  • Apply for night and Sunday work permissions at the Basel Authority


  • Commercial Diploma / Matura in Economics, Science or similar

  • Further Diploma "HR-Sachbearbeiter", HR or "Sozialversicherungsfachausweis" is beneficial

  • At least five year’s work experience in HR Roles with a strong focus on payroll processing in Switzerland

  • Solid understanding of Swiss labor law, social security, and tax laws

  • SuccessFactors knowledge, SAP would be an asset

  • German knowledge C1 with very good knowledge of English

  • A precise and accurate way of working with a “can-do” attitude

  • Able to execute with high personal accountability


  • Base: Basel, Switzerland 

  • Temporary Position 

  • Full Time 

  • Salary in accordance with experience