Payroll Specialist - EMEAR region

  • Location:
    Krakow, Poland
  • Area of Interest
    Finance
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1370832

Payroll Specialist II / SME

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 in an in-house payroll processing or outsourced to local vendor
Reviewing and controlling Process all payroll related payments to employees, Tax Authorities and Social Security Office
Compliance & Employee Support
Process all payroll related journal entries into the general ledger
Prepare monthly tax returns for wage taxes
Single point of contact for the business partners (i.e. - HR and Finance)
Financial Analysis and planning: able to calculate impacts of law changes in term of social security, benefits, tax wages

Minimum Qualifications

Requires Bachelor’s degree

At least 3+ years of 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

Professional written and verbal communication skills in English (Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finish, Russian also advantageous)

Professional written and verbal communication skills in Ukrainian
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

Experience at being part of the payroll improvement projects

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

Experience in payroll for one of the countries in EMAR region

Experience in accounting on basic to intermediate level
Payroll qualifications recognized in the relevant country

Meets challenging deadlines under pressure and balance multiple priorities

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

Stakeholder relationship management


Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Policy
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the U.S., unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

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