Job Location:
CHE – Neuchatel

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Job Description

Unlock the Next Chapter in Your Payroll Career!

Join us as our Senior Payroll Specialist in Neuchatel.

Enjoy the flexibility of hybrid working arrangements, blending the comfort of your home office of our Neuchatel office.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure payroll inputs are consolidated and processed in accordance with local requirements
  • Ensure all equity transactions are captured and processed within the pay periods schedule
  • Facilitate and participate in payroll-related meetings and presentations
  • Support Compensation & Benefit related activities
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting to internal and external agencies, e.g. Payroll COE, local authorities, 3rd party vendors etc.
  • Work with other TBS / HR functions to ensure consistent and accurate flow of information
  • Work with external providers regarding specific payroll treatment for employees e.g. expatriate, international assignments & equity as guided by the Payroll COE
  • Assist in regular audits
  • Ensure a consistent focus and involvement in driving efficiencies and process improvements
  • Working on tax reconciliations
  • Responding to employee requests

Key Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience in Swiss payroll, ideally in an international environment
  • Knowledge of Swiss payroll accounting, social security and income tax law
  • Strong MS-Office skills, SAP, and Workday experience a key advantage
  • Fluent French & English skills
  • Flexible mindset with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and balance a variety of priorities and tasks in a dynamic environment


  • Payroll certification desirable
  • HR operations or shared services environment or HR Functional experience preferred (i.e. HRIS, Compensation, Benefits, Staffing, HR Service Center)
  • German skills

What Takeda can offer you

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D- driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

At our heart are dedicated colleagues. We offer interested people numerous opportunities and strongly believe in, and promote, diversity, equity and inclusion. As a company we offer roles based on merit, welcoming candidates of any gender, age, religious belief, race or ethnic origin or disability.

Our team is growing and for this we need bright minds with creativity and flexibility – what talent do you have?

Empowering Our People to Shine

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CHE – Neuchatel

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