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Payroll Specialist

Luxembourg - Finance & Admin

The Finance team is committed to providing insights to drive business decisions that support our strategic goals, enabling Talkwalker to break away from the pack. We focus on achieving financial excellence, scalability and embedding analytics-based decisions.

Talkwalker is a leading consumer intelligence company with over 2,500 clients globally. Through our AI-powered analytics platform, we gather data from the conversations that happen around brands - online, in the media, and within companies themselves - to uncover, understand, and actionable consumer insights. We are extremely international, with headquarters in Luxembourg and offices in New York City, San Francisco, Frankfurt, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo, Milan, London, and Sydney.

As a member of the Payroll team, you will be handling the remuneration for our employees spread across 10 countries.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure payroll related tasks including administration, payment of salaries (across 10 entities and countries), social security contributions and taxes
  • In accordance with the various legislation, perform the necessary declaration for entry and exit of employees
  • Prepare the monthly payroll instructions and ensure they are processed in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Provide monthly report needed for accountancy purposes to the Finance department, including personnel costs, accruals, accounts reconciliations, provisions, etc.
  • Act as a first point of contact for all payroll-related questions
  • Ensure compliance with social security and local laws and regulations and provide advice when needed
  • Take part in the annual process (Performance bonus, end-of-year tax declaration, interest subsidies…)
  • Provide assistance when needed for the implementation of cross department projects
  • Work in tight collaboration with the Benefit & Compensation teams.
  • Qualifications:

  • You hold a Degree in Human Resources, Accounting, Finance or similar
  • 2 years of experience in payroll management in Luxembourg, we remain flexible on the years of experience
  • Experience with other payrolls will be considered as an asset (French, German, etc.)
  • Have a good knowledge of local labour law, social security, and tax practices
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel
  • Hands-on experience with HRIS
  • Have strong analytical skills
  • Strong clients focus orientationDetail-oriented, self-motivated, organised, and work well under pressure
  • Excellent knowledge of English and French. Any additional language will be an asset.
  • What we offer:

  • Competitive base salary and opportunity for bonus
  • Optional health insurance
  • 1 Volunteering Day per year
  • 26 days of vacation + Bonus holidays
  • Lunch vouchers
  • Optional health insurance
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    About us:

    Talkwalker is the #1 consumer intelligence company and is dedicated to helping brands close the gap between brand and consumer. Recognized by Forrester as a Leader in Consumer Intelligence and Social Listening, Talkwalker brings together market-leading social analytics and AI technology, with unstructured data expertise, and a global team of insights analysts and data storytellers.

    Talkwalker enables brands to put consumers at the heart of their decision-making, empowering them to embrace smarter innovation, create more successful campaigns, and provide enhanced customer experiences. With teams around the world, Talkwalker helps over 2,500 global brands to be consumers close, and accelerate their brand growth.

    Talkwalker is committed to bringing together a diverse workforce that we believe will enrich our workplace. We aim to provide employees with a safe and welcoming work environment, free of discrimination and harassment. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, family or parental status, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. 

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