This opportunity is based in Geneva

HR & Payroll Specialist


In this role

The HR Admin & Payroll coordinator is part of a team of 3 HR Assistants and is responsible for the day-to-day management of HR Administration & Payroll across EMEA and internal mobility (+5 countries / + 800employees)


The ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment with competing and shifting priorities is essential in this position. This position also requires initiative and significant attention to detail.


HR Administration

  • Manage the full employee lifecycle administration for Switzerland and offices abroad
    • Entry/exit
    • Benefits registration
    • Sickness/Accident/APG declaration
    • Work permit
    • Work certificate
    • Unemployment certificate
  • Ensure personal files are completed
  • Suggest improvement/optimization for the HR administration (folders, documentation)


  • Support the Payroll Specialist for payroll preparation for Switzerland (in-house - Sage) and EMEA offices (3rd part provider), including payroll declaration to 3rd part.
  • Handle payroll findings and ensure interface to authorities and/or external parties (i.e. AHV/IV, child allowance, withholding tax, accident and long-term absences, etc)
  • Analyze payroll issues and recommend corrective actions
  • Close collaboration with Accounting, Compensation & Benefits
  • Performing employee entries and adjustments in the absence and time tracking system
  • Assist the HR team for specific projects and participate to the improvement of HR processes.



  • Support internal mobility

What we offer

  • A welcoming environment, a motivated and friendly team
  • Interesting and varied tasks
  • A flat hierarchy and cross-sector collaboration
  • Work at one of the leading Swiss IT service providers

About your profile

  • Higher education or a specialized HR education, HR certificate is a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a HR Assistant and/or Payroll in Switzerland, knowledge of EMEA country is a plus
  • Solid knowledge of federal and state regulations and social insurances (AVS and other taxes)
  • Knowledge of payroll system will be a plus
  • Customer oriented
  • Able to work independently with little supervision
  • Excellent communication skills in English and French, German is a strong asset
  • Attention to detail, pragmatic, hands-on, and flexible in approach
  • Collaborative and a team player
  • Advanced Excel skills


If you are INTERESTED in applying for this position, please send us your complete application (CV, cover letter, letter of reference, diplomas and certificates).

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