Junior Payroll Specialist

  • Location:
    Krakow, Poland
  • Area of Interest
    Human Resources
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

Our payroll team looks after the payroll needs of all Cisco countries across our EMEAR region. Payroll Team manages or directly runs the accurate and timely payments for over 13,000 employees in over 60 countries. This gives professionals in the team a chance to gain significant exposure to the payroll practices in many different countries.



What You'll Do

Responsible for End to End payroll process for one/several markets/countries in EMEAR Central Region in an in-house payroll processing or outsourced to local vendor
Reviewing and controlling payroll files
Employee Support
Preparing payroll input, gathering information required for processing
Point of contact for the business partners (i.e. - HR and Finance)
Supporting other Team members with different payroll activities


Minimum Qualifications

Requires Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance/Accounting field

Professional written and verbal communication skills in English (German, Dutch advantageous)
Intermediate to advanced level Excel skills including the ability to manipulate data accurately and the ability to create meaningful reports
Experience at turning raw data into meaningful reports for different audiences
Hands-on experience of data entry and data validation with an ability to carry such tasks out with a high level of discipline and accuracy

Excellent organizational and time management skills

● Attention to detail

Must possess critical thinking skills and enjoy problem solving
A comfort level with change, the ability to adapt to change and the ability to recover quickly from adversity

Be a self-starter who can prioritize tasks and manage deadlines
Positive/can do attitude

Proactiveness and teamwork disposition
Good judgment and confidentiality

Desired Skills
Payroll experience with multi country support or equivalent experience in the areas of customer service, human resources, benefits administration, financial institution, application support or other relevant work experience

● Experience with ADP GV (SAP payroll), Workday, Oracle
Experience in a multinational remuneration environment

Some experience in payroll for Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Switzerland

Experience in accounting on basic to intermediate level
Partnering skills - with the payroll stakeholders such as HR or Finance
Sense of urgency and ownership; self-motivation to take on new challenges

● Eager to learn new processes and be part of the improvement projects