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Spanish Payroll Specialist | Barcelona, Spain

Posted: Mar 11, 2021 4:35:15 AM

Our fast-growing team in Spain are looking for an experience Payroll Specialist specializing in Spanish payroll who can bring their own unique energy and enthusiasm to work with multi-national companies.

In this operational capacity, the ideal candidate will ensure the accuracy of payroll and payroll related information for internal and SSAE 16 audits, in addition to processing payrolls in accordance with established statutory requirements and internal processes.


Package and Benefits:

  • Competitive annual salary and benefits package
  •  24 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Friendly and working environment


Attributes and Experience Required:
  • English and Spanish speaking is essential
  • Expert level of knowledge of local legal requirements, statutory forms and reporting
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in payroll processing
  • Knowledge of Wolters Kluwer A3 software is mandatory
  • Accounting and bookkeeping experience would be advantageous
  • International payroll experience
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Business software experience required: MS Excel, MS Word, Email Apps, Google Apps
  • Team player with ability to share information and interact positively with others
  • Assertive action and decision-making skills and forward thinking, able to plan and organize own workload


Daily Duties and Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Implementation of an in-house payroll platform with assistance from all relevant CloudPay departments
  • Ability to reconcile pre-processing reports to ensure accuracy of information prior to processing payroll
  • Research discrepancies of payroll information and / or documentation to ensure accuracy and adherence to procedures prior to processing
  • Maintain payroll information, files and records to provide up to date reference and audit trail for compliance
  • Analyze payroll related information to ensure accurate distribution of funds and payroll
  • Prepare reports, tax filings, correspondence and other written materials as written reference or for compliance with district, state, federal or international statutory requirements
  • Data input in line with Spanish legislation
  • Assist in the validation of payroll requirements to ensure that sufficient information is provided by the client to enable set-up and configuration are completed successfully
  • Partner with Transition Consultants to ensure successful knowledge transfers are completed between Project Delivery and Operations
  • Support any parallel runs if testing if needed on a new requirement
  • Support the Software Release process by validating that new features have been accurately developed

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