Payroll Manager

March 13, 2024

Payroll Manager

Job description

Are you a dynamic and forward-thinking finance professional with a passion for ensuring global payroll excellence? Our client, a leading global investment firm, is seeking a talented Payroll Manager to join their international team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a dynamic and fast-paced environment while managing payroll processes for entities across EMEA, with a primary focus on the Polish entity. 

About the Role: As a Payroll Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the daily operations of the Payroll team. You will be responsible for end-to-end payroll processing, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. This role offers the opportunity to collaborate with internal teams and external vendors, contributing to the success of a global asset management firm. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the daily workflow of the Payroll department, managing both in-house processing and third-party payroll services. 
  • Lead by example, driving results and fostering the professional development of the team. 
  • Set and implement department objectives, providing oversight and management of a team of finance professionals. 
  • Promote and implement process improvements to enhance global operations, reduce errors, and improve timeliness of deliverables. 
  • Collaborate with external payroll vendors to ensure timely and accurate service delivery. 
  • Partner with teams across the organization to meet local and regional payroll requirements. 
  • Stay informed about localized legal requirements, ensuring compliance and providing actionable recommendations to management. 
  • Review employee compensation, research, analyze, and resolve complex tax issues. 
  • Proactively address issues to prevent escalations. 
  • Oversee payroll implementation for new worldwide office openings. 


  • 5+ years of finance and accounting experience, including demonstrated management experience. 
  • Experience managing end-to-end payroll processing in the EMEA region, with a focus on Poland. 
  • Extensive knowledge of payroll activities, including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. 
  • Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities. 
  • Strong problem-solving skills with attention to detail and resourcefulness. 
  • Positive and flexible attitude to manage change and build relationships within the firm. 
  • Proficient in Excel with knowledge of VLOOKUPs, sum ifs, and pivot tables. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English. 

We Take Care of Our People: At our client’s firm, they invest in their people’s careers, health, and well-being. Joining their team means enjoying a range of benefits, including: 

  • Sports card 
  • Private life insurance 
  • Private medical and dental care with vision allowance 
  • Private pension scheme 
  • Volunteer opportunities 
  • Support for employee-led affinity groups representing women, people of color, and the LGBT+ community. 
  • Business travel accident insurance 
  • Employee assistance program 
  • Educational assistance reimbursement 

If you possess the skills and motivation to thrive in this challenging yet rewarding role, we invite you to contact Katarzyna Wojtala at or apply here. 

Join us in shaping the future of global asset management and contribute to a culture of excellence at our renowned firm. Your journey towards professional growth and success starts here! 

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