Payroll assistant

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Date: Jan 9, 2023

Location: Dordrecht, NL

Company: Springer Nature Group


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Payroll Assistant    (24 hours per week)


For our HR department we are looking for an enthusiastic Payroll Assistant who enjoys taking on payroll support activities. You will be working closely together with our Payroll Manager and will be part of a broader HR team supporting the Dutch businesses of Springer Nature.



Tasks and responsibilities

  • You take care of the monthly mutations in the payroll system
  • You process mutations for employee insurances, including annual salary statements and periodic reconciliation between premium deductions and premium payments
  • You regularly prepare various reports; recurring or ad-hoc reports
  • You are staying up to date with collective labor agreement provisions and applicable laws and regulations and apply this in practice 
  • You will be making proposals to improve processes
  • You pick up ad-hoc work in support of HR department
  • You take care of calculations ( cost and/or gross net calculation) and employer's statements



Your profile

  • You are in possession of a PDL diploma
  • You have experience as a Payroll Assistant
  • You have an excellent command of the Dutch and English languages
  • You have sufficient knowledge of the relevant Dutch legislation
  • Your numerical and analytical skills are strong
  • You are proficient with Excel
  • You are organized, proactive and detail-oriented



  • A challenging job for 24 hours per week
  • Room to grow
  • Part of a nice HR team in the Netherlands, working for different locations
  • Market conform salary
  • Excellent terms and conditions; including Work-from-Home allowance and a 13th month
  • The opportunity to work hybrid; alternating between working in the office and from home