Job Location:
Berlin Offices

Be our next Hero! – Join the world’s leading local delivery platform.

We are looking for a Director, Payroll (all genders) to join us on our journey to always deliver amazing experiences.

You will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the payroll function within the organization. Your primary goal will be to ensure accurate and timely processing of employee compensation while adhering to relevant laws and regulations. This is a critical leadership position that requires excellent organizational, analytical, and team management skills.

If you're a creative problem solver who is hungry for a new adventure, an international workplace is waiting for you in the heart of Berlin!

Your mission:

  • Payroll Management:

    • Review and approve payroll data to verify accuracy, compliance, and adherence to company policies and legal requirements.

    • Oversee the end-to-end payroll process, ensuring accurate calculation and processing of employee salaries, bonuses, commissions, and benefits.

    • Oversee the develop and implement efficient payroll procedures to streamline processes and enhance productivity.

  • Compliance and Legal Requirements:

    • Stay up-to-date with payroll laws, tax regulations, and relevant employment legislation to ensure compliance at all times.

    • Collaborate with legal and finance departments to address any payroll-related compliance issues promptly.

  • Team Leadership and Development:

    • Lead and manage a team of payroll professionals, fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment.

    • Provide guidance, training, and performance feedback to the payroll team, enabling their professional growth and development.

  • Vendor Management:

    • Develop our strategy towards our partners and vendors.

    • Ensure proper management of vendor relationships with external payroll vendors and service providers.

  •  Employee Support:

    • Develop best practice addressing employee inquiries related to payroll matters and provide excellent customer service to all employees.

    • Have experience in global needs for local payroll (ie expat, hybrid workers, global mobility at large).

Your heroic skills:

  • Proven experience in payroll management, with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience.

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, human resources, or a related field. A Master's degree or professional certifications (e.g., CPP) is a plus or comparable professional education.

  • Strong knowledge of payroll laws, regulations, and best practices.

  • Prior experience with payroll systems and software implementation.

  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.

  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret complex data and provide strategic insights.

  • Excellent communication skills in English and German

  • High level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information.

  • Exceptional communication skills to interact effectively with employees, vendors, and management.

  • Datev LODAS knowledge  

Nice to have:

  • Cloudpay knowledge

  • Workday experience 

About us:

 As the world’s leading local delivery platform, our mission is to deliver an amazing experience, fast, easy, and to your door. From prepared meals to groceries, flowers, coffee, medicine… We deliver whatever you need. We operate in over 70 countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa and are also pioneering quick commerce, the next generation of e-commerce. As one of Europe’s largest tech platforms, we work with a global ecosystem of employees, riders, and partners, and are at the forefront of innovation.

As one of our Heroes, you’ll work in an international and dynamic environment, with other Heroes from every corner of the globe where you can grow and develop your career with the right support, every step of the way. We are building a company that future generations can be proud of and are committed to welcoming everyone to our table. Delivery Hero has a lot to offer when it comes to benefits: we want to empower our Heroes and that means caring about all aspects of their wellbeing, such as: career, community, social, physical and financial. Learn more about our benefits at Delivery Hero here.

At Delivery Hero, we believe diversity and inclusion are key to creating not only an exciting product, but also an amazing customer and employee experience. Fostering this starts with hiring — therefore we do not discriminate on the basis of racial identities, religious beliefs, color, national origin, gender identities or expressions, sexual orientations, age, marital or disability statuses, or any other aspect that makes you, you. Just be yourself and we can’t wait to see what value you bring to the role. We're as interested in your character as we are in your talent.  

Have we sparked your interest? If you are looking for an environment where our company DNA is defined by our values and People Leader Principles, please apply and send us your CV using the online form. Please note, we do not accept applications via email.