French Speaking Payroll Specialist

Job role: French Speaking Payroll Specialist


Job Type: 3 Month Temporary Contract (with potential extension)


Hours of work: 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday 9:00am until 5:30pm)


Location: Birmingham


Pay Rate: Up to £14.42 per hour (DOE)


Office Angels have an exciting opportunity for a French Speaking Payroll Specialist to work as part of a shared services team for a global retailer. Offering your knowledge and expertise, the purpose of this role will be to proactively deliver accurate Payroll to employees based within the France, Luxembourg and Belgium region.


As the Payroll Specialist you will carry out the following responsibilities:



  • Ensuring monthly payroll is processed accurately and on time

  • Working closely with an external payroll provider to ensure service level agreements are met

  • Providing advice and support on all employee payroll related matters

  • Calculating and processing statutory deductions in line with legislative requirements

  • Being accountable for internal compliance relating to payroll processes

  • Collating and sending monthly journals via post

  • Providing accurate payroll reports (to include month end and year end payroll processing)

  • Supporting EU Payroll Manager to improve and streamline payroll processes

  • Communicating any legislative changes throughout the wider business relating to payroll and taxes


Personal attributes required for this role:



  • Fluent in English and French is essential

  • Excellent knowledge of country payroll legislation is essential

  • Significant payroll background is essential

  • Good working knowledge of payroll processes and policies

  • Analytical skills and demonstrated ability to solve problems quickly and creatively

  • Ability to use MS Word and Excel

  • Confident with email and telephone enquiries

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent planning, prioritising and organisational skills


If you possess the required skills and experience please apply NOW, an immediate start is available to the successful applicant

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Charlene Taylor