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Progress Software Corporation Senior Payroll Specialist in Rotterdam, Netherlands

Senior Payroll Specialist

AccountingRotterdam, Netherlands


We’re Progress – we offer the best platform for building and deploying tomorrow’s applications quickly and easily. We are bold, forward-thinking innovators who build things that work and care about our customers. We invent and reinvent every day, work together as one, value and respect each other and cheer our wins. Join us asa Senior Payroll Specialist in our Accounting team in Rotterdam.In this role you will be responsible for the accurate and timely processing of payroll for our entities in Europe and the Asia Pacific region. You will work closely with our external service providers and internal stakeholders to manage all payroll-related matters, including monthly payrolls and adherence to applicable regulatory requirements.In This Role You’ll

  • Ensure timely and accurate execution of monthly payrolls for approximately 200 employees in 15 countries in coordination with our third-party payroll providers;

  • Collaborate with our Human Capital, Finance, and Equity teams to ensure that all payroll-related data is properly accounted for each month;Payroll-related changes and updates include base salary, commissions, bonus, ESPP and RSU taxation, pension, holiday pay, and statutory and other company benefits.

  • Respond to employee inquiries;

  • Support our Finance and Accounting teams with month-end and year-end close and reporting requirements;

  • Maintain compliance with local statutory and US GAAP requirements, including assisting with internal and external audit requests.

Your Profile

  • Very solid experience in a Senior Payroll Specialist position within a multinational organization;

  • CPP designation (Certified Payroll Professional) or equivalent professional payroll qualification;

  • Working knowledge of third-party payroll systems; preferred experience with ADP and Sage;

  • Experience with payrolls in the Netherlands, UK, Germany, and Australia is preferred;

  • Experience with month-end reporting and fringe benefits calculations;

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Working knowledge of payroll law to ensure company compliance;

  • Fluency in English; additional language skills would come as a great advantage;

If this sounds like the right fit for your experience and career interests, we would be happy to talk to you! What we offer in return is:

  • 24 days’ vacation (increased after years of service) + an extra day off for your birthday

  • Premium Collective Health Insurance Plan with a monthly employer contribution

  • Premium Collective Pension Scheme fully funded by Progress

  • Company-paid commuting/mileage reimbursement

  • Fitness Program, allowing you to choose a gym and enjoy the discount and tax-advantage

  • Fresh fruit daily and selection of good coffee & tea

  • Canteen onsite


Together, We Make Progress

Progress is an inclusive workplace where opportunities to succeed are available to everyone. As a multicultural company serving a global community, we encourage a wide range of points of view and celebrate our diverse backgrounds. Our unique combination of perspectives inspires innovation, connects us to our customers and positively affects our communities. It is only by working together and learning from each other that we make Progress. Join us!