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Senior Nordic Payroll Specialist

Location:  Warszawa
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  11 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1438052

Senior Nordic Payroll Specialist


Let us introduce you the job offer by EY GDS Poland – a member of the global integrated service delivery center network by EY.

EY Payroll Operate is part of the Global Compliance and Reporting (GCR) service offering of EY. Payroll Operate is on a transformational journey. The vision is for EY to become one of the top payroll operate outsourcing service providers globally. EY’s Global Delivery Services (GDS), the shared services arm of EY, is unique amongst the Big4 firms, operating as one global team across multiple countries.


For EY Payroll Operate to achieve its stated vision, the key to its success lies in adding a new, globally industrialized way of working, adopting a central delivery model through our GDS delivery centers. This transformation combined with our in-country compliance capabilities will drive a better client experience whilst creating margin expansion and enable the Payroll Operate growth gaining significant market share for EY in the industry.

The Payroll Specialist role in the hub for Payroll Operate will support the delivery of payroll operate in Finland and could also support the broader NORDICS region. The role requires proven delivery capabilities of payroll gross to net calculations, manage reporting and compliance requirements for the country in a multi-country payroll delivery set up. Provide outstanding contribution/support to our country and engagement teams across all payroll operations, compliance and reporting activities.


Your key responsibilities

  • Strong understanding of any Nordic countries Payroll processing in an industrialized payroll delivery model.
  • Assist the client engagements in meeting the taxation, social security and other legislative and statutory obligations through processing and preparation of payroll output reports, tax forms and other documentation as needed.
  • Deliver payroll processing service including ensuring the operational aspects of payroll processing and associated activities (including payroll reconciliation, salary disbursement, overpayment recovery, leave management and reporting) are accurate and delivered within appropriate timeframes and comply with relevant legislation
  • Contribute to the application and monitoring of the Hub’s methodology framework, principles, and delegations
  • Support payroll system set-up including data migration and transition
  • Prepare complex payroll (and source to gross information, where applicable) for data input and assist with checking/reviewing, quality control and maintenance of records to ensure accuracy, service quality and data integrity
  • Provide a responsive, accurate client advisory service on payroll matters, resolve difficult enquiries and assist in identifying payroll errors and implementing corrective action where required to ensure employee salaries are processed accurately and database integrity is maintained
  • Coach, mentor, train and coordinate the activities of the staff


Skills and attributes for success

  • Previous experience in high volume industralised payroll delivery model
  • At least 3 to 5 years of Finnish Payroll experience, and good understanding of Payroll processing engines (Finnish engines)
  • Proven ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, in English in a clear and concise manner. 
  • Finnish language expertise will be a big plus
  • Experience in personnel and people management, including supervision and team building
  • Proven ability to work effectively either as an individual or member of a team and relate effectively with staff on all levels
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new information, processes and procedures
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and identify and resolve problems
  • Must demonstrate strong analytical skills


What we offer

EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across ten locations –  Argentina, China, Hungary, India, the Philippines, Poland, Sri Lanka, Mexico, Spain and the United Kingdom – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


About EY
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If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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