Job Location:
Lodz, Poland

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Job Description

Are you an experienced Payroll Specialist with strong payroll principles? Do you want to build something next-gen and innovative, while contributing to a greater purpose? As we continue our digital transformation and experience rapid growth in the U.S. and Europe, Takeda Business Solutions (TBS) is now hiring an EMEA Payroll Specialist with a passion for payroll operations, digital solutions, and helping patients.

This is a vital role within the People Solutions function — a dynamic team within Takeda Business Solutions. People Solutions is a newly formed function within Takeda Business Solutions (TBS) with the objective of enabling Takeda’s business strategy, delivering simplification, improving service and ensuring a positive employee experience. ‘Building and Delivering Simplified and Innovative Solutions’ is our overarching vision with Patients at the center of all that we do.

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The EMEA/USA Payroll Specialist will be responsible for the day to day processing of assigned payrolls (International EMEA/US). Completing payroll changes, on and off boarding, banking requirements for salary and tax payments and month end reconciliations together with time and attendance administration. Also ensuring timely query resolution and providing any additional project work support when required.

The role will be partnering with HR/Finance, external and Internal agencies to ensure the accurate and timely execution of payroll operations

Accelerate value & make an impact by:

  • Ensure payrolls are processed accurately, timely and in accordance with country local requirements

  • Ensure all equity transactions are captured and processed within the pay periods

  • Complete month end payroll activities

  • Ensure that monthly and yearly local tax filings, payments and compliance requirements are met

  • Ensure sufficient controls are in place and implemented to capture changes month on month and any differences are reconciled and explained

  • Schedule, facilitate and participate in payroll-related meetings and presentations

  • Provide timely and accurate reporting to internal and external agencies, e.g. Revenue, etc.

  • Prepare employee and payroll tax payments

  • Create and maintain control documentation, process flows and procedures in line with SOX requirements

  • Work with other HR functions to ensure consistent and accurate flow of information

  • Work with internal and external audit to ensure the integrity of the payroll information

  • Work with external providers/global team regarding specific payroll treatment for employees e.g. expatriate, international assignments & equity

  • Administration support of global shadow payroll

  • Ensure a consistent focus and involvement in driving efficiencies and process improvements

  • Administration of time and attendance system

  • Serves as the point of contact for all payroll related Queries and concerns

  • Reports monthly payroll reporting packs for the region

  • Records various payroll statistics for KPI/SLA reporting

Required qualifications:

  • At least 1-year experience in similar role with payroll experience

  • Knowledge and application of payroll principles, concepts and industry practices and standards.

  • Payroll certification will be an asset

  • Understanding of Equity and Mobility programs

  • HR operations or shared services environment or HR Functional experience preferred (i.e. HRIS, Compensation, Benefits, Staffing, HR Service Center, etc.).

  • Knowledge of HR policies and procedures

  • Knowledge of Workday desirable

  • Strong excel skills.

  • Fluent in English Language

What Takeda can offer you:

  • A flexible work environment

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Continuous professional development and global career opportunities

  • The opportunity to build next-generation analytics solutions

  • A culture that encourages an entrepreneurial spirit, agile thinking, and collaboration

Ready to reimagine your future? Go to takedajobs.com and search TBS.



Lodz, Poland

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