Job details

Payroll Specialist with French

Career level
Middle (2-5 years)
Employment type
Full time
Spoken languages
French - Advanced , English - Advanced
Number of vacancies

Job Summary:

The role of the Payroll Specialist is to produce the payroll for a portfolio of French and English-speaking clients, acting as their liaison for payroll-related processing.

Previous French payroll experience is not mandatory, we provide on the job training to ensure a smooth onboarding.


  • Produce timely and accurate payroll: from payroll data input (new hires, terminations, time & attendance, bonuses, etc.) to salary calculation, tax and social security declarations
  • Act as day-to-day liaison with clients for payroll-related processing
  • Respond to client inquiries and take appropriate action ensuring timely review and resolution
  • Attend each legal training and review all statutory changes to ensure compliance of payroll with local legislation and tax regulations
  • Update client payroll procedures
  • Contribute to process improvement and standardisation

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Language Skills
    • Fluent in French and English
  • Technical skills :
    • Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.)
  • Skills and Abilities:
    • Analytical ability
    • Attention to detail
    • Comfortable in working with numbers and high data volumes
    • Autonomous
    • Customer oriented
    • Team player
    • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining deadlines
    • Receptive to change
    • Strong work ethic