Payroll Specialist with English

Smith&Nephew Sp. z o.o.

Smith&Nephew Sp. z o.o.

Curie-Skłodowskiej 12



Your responsibilities

  • Entry and review of the weekly, bi-weekly or monthly payroll time data as required, employee maintenance, tax information, direct deposit, new hire, terminated and any other current employee processing.

  • Coordinate with Human Resource Department personnel on the timely and accurate updating of employee masterfile changes in Workday.

  • Manage interfaces and reports between Workday HR and local payroll systems.

  • Audit payroll data entry and employee status changes to ensure accuracy prior to payroll execution.

  • Ensure timely and accurate administration of employee garnishments, insurances and taxes, ensuring proper withholding and remittance to appropriate agencies and authorities.

  • Work as a member of cross-GBS, cross-functional team on projects related to system upgrades for Workday, local Payroll and Time & Attendance systems.

  • Execute and audit payroll outbound interfaces to be sent to third party vendors.

  • Execute tests in Workday and payroll test databases as they relate to outbound/inbound interfaces.

Our requirements

  • Degree in Payroll or Business related field, equivalent payroll department experience would be an advantage

  • 2 – 5 years of related regional payroll experience at a company processing 500+ employees.

  • Experience with Workday preferred.

  • Experience in system transtions would be considered a plus

  • Experience in the South African or UK payroll (preferred)

  • Fluent in English

  • Any other European language is nice to have as could be used in the role.

  • Ability to work well within a small team environment.

  • Knowledge in end to end payroll processes for Spain

  • Displays a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Ability to respect, protect and maintain highly confidential information.

  • Able to work independently, or with little supervision.

  • Can work with pace and pressure to meet tight deadlines

What we offer

  • private health care | multisport card | life insurance

  • subsidies for trainings | postgraduate studies

  • train the trainer program | mentoring program

  • annual bonus | company stock saving plan | recognition program

  • subsidized meals and fruit | integration parties

  • possibility of working remotely | flexible working hours

  • relaxation zones in the modern workplac


  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • sharing the costs of foreign language classes

  • sharing the costs of professional training & courses

  • life insurance

  • flexible working time

  • corporate library

  • coffee / tea

  • drinks

  • parking space for employees

  • extra social benefits

  • holiday funds

  • christmas gifts

  • employee referral program

  • opportunity to obtain permits and licenses

  • charity initiatives

  • extra leave

  • mybenefit system

  • luxmed


The Payroll Specialist with English works as part of a team that is responsible for the timely and accurate accumulation of payroll data. This will be accomplished by the complete end-to-end processing of the payrolls allocated to the coordinator of various countries within Smith & Nephew in the region. Essential responsibilities include; data entry and system updates in both Workday and local payroll systems, executing interfaces between Workday and local payroll where these exist, as well as executing outbound vendor interfaces. The Payroll specialist is capable of performing all payroll functions. The role is not limited to specific country payrolls within the specialist's region and assistance with payrolls outside of the coordinators usual processing countries will be requested as and when the need arises.

Smith&Nephew Sp. z o.o.

At Smith+Nephew, global medical technology company, we design and make technology that takes the limits off living, and we help healthcare professionals achieve the same goal. Together we improve life, while also improving performance. This formed the basis for our purpose, #LifeUnlimited, and our culture pillars of Care, Collaboration and Courage.

Care means that we show empathy and understanding for each other, our customers and patients.

Collaboration means we work together as a team, based on mutual trust and respect.

Courage is about continuous learning, innovation and accountability.

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