Payroll Specialist



This is Adyen

Adyen is the payments platform of choice for the world's leading companies, delivering frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. Our team members are motivated individuals that help each other do remarkable things every day. We face unique technical challenges at scale and we solve those as a team. And together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that transform the way the world pays.

We took an unobvious approach to starting a payments company, building a platform from scratch. Now, Adyen serves the world's brightest companies like Facebook, Uber, L'Oreal, Casper, Bonobos and Spotify.


Payroll Specialist

Adyen is looking for a proactive Payroll Specialist who makes sure that colleagues receive their compensation & benefits accurately, efficiently and on-time. The Payroll team works closely with other teams such as Controlling; Reporting; and Human Resources. The team copes with and thrive in a rapidly-changing, diverse and fast-paced environment. Challenges include driving payroll automation projects; cooperating and building efficient relationships with third party service partners; and launching payroll for new countries fast while complying to local regulation.


What you’ll do

You will be responsible for preparation, execution and optimization of wage payouts to our colleagues.

  • Solve complex country- and person-specific cases;
  • Perform regional accounting on wages including supporting the Controlling team with monthly closing;
  • Adyen opens up new local offices regularly. You will define local requirements with payroll partners and HR to set up payroll;
  • Analyze aggregated salary data on entity-level and provide insightful commentary to the relevant stakeholders;
  • Help driving payroll automation with the help of third parties and other systems and teams.

Who you are

  • You have strong communication skills and are eager the challenge the status quo;
  • You have a background in Economics, Finance or Accounting;
  • You have experience in payroll operations.


Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments 

Our unobvious approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. So no matter where you’re from, who you love, or what you believe in, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen. 

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Does it sound like you? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application.


What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 3 business days. Our interview process tends to take between 3 or 4 weeks to complete. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

Please, note that this role is a full-time position in Amsterdam. It will require a relocation in case you live outside of the Netherlands.

The Adyen Formula

How we work together is guided by the Adyen Formula. These eight principles are not constant – but constantly evolving to keep pace with our merchants, our business and the growth of the team.

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