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Junior Payroll Specialist fluent in Arabic and English

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Department: Native Speakers


Our client is a multinational company based in Barcelona.


Our Client is a multinational company, looking to incorporate a Payroll specialist with excellent level of Arabic and English.

Job Description and Qualifications

This role will include processing salary information, payroll-related expenses and time-sheets, input of pay/personnel changes and answering payroll related queries. You will therefore have experience of Social Security/Taxation/statutory payments/payroll-related legislation and be able to manage the end to end process.
Position responsibilities;
• Ensure accurate and timely processing of the assigned payroll countries
• Ensure fixed and variable payroll data is accurately and timely transferred to regional payroll platform
• Initiate the monthly pay cycles and resolve pay generation issues and generate off-cycle payments as required
• Manage expatriate payments for international assignees
• Review system generated reports, determine if accurate processing was accomplished, and correct any errors
• Perform Ad Hoc reporting of payroll data and control reconciliations with finance
• Perform tasks to establish and maintain employee payroll and benefits records
• Document all outside the system work practices and operating guidelines for assigned payrolls
• Provide effective service to internal customers
• Remit payments to tax and social insurance authorities and benefits providers; complete and submit any required regulatory forms
• Calculate tax gross-ups for special payments
• Establish payroll withholding for court orders
• Provide an effective and efficient administrative support to the local HR function.


Essential skills;

• Customer Service/Support mindset
Desirable Skills;
• Microsoft Office and specifically and extensive knowledge of Microsoft excel
• Fluency in Arabic and English is essential, other languages are an advantage
• Working permit for the European Union is required!

To effectively carry out this role you will be required to be highly confidential, pro-active, well organized and a confident communicator with a track record of working in a customer service environment. As you will work in an international environment it might be requested to function as the backup for other EMEA countries.


Multinational environment
Permanent contract
Attractive salary+social benefits



Talent Search People is an international recruitment agency based in Barcelona, Madrid and Lisbon. We provide highly specialised recruitment services within our four areas of expertise: Sales & Marketing, IT & E-Commerce, Native Speakers and Finance & Administration.

Placement agency Nº 9900000357
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