Payroll Administrator (d/e) 80% - 100%

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  1. Permanent
  2. English, German
  3. Associate
  4. Finance & Accounting
  5. Zurich
  6. Consulting
  7. Payroll, Administration, German, English
Do you love working with numbers as well as people, possess a focussed attitude and strong attention to detail? Swisslinx is currently searching for a Payroll Administrator to join our back office team on a permanent basis at 80 – 100% capacity, we are flexible. In this varied role you will have the opportunity to actively contribute to the overall success of our company.

Swisslinx has more than 20 years’ experience in the Swiss market, fostering a vibrant and entrepreneurial environment with a high performing, international team. We remain a top tier supplier to Switzerland’s largest banks and pharmaceutical companies. Our team is highly diverse, accomplished and international which provides for a dynamic and varied work environment.

Your mission:
-Responsible for administrative and organizational support in the back office, with a focus on payrolling and invoicing
-Processing the monthly salaries and sending invoices to clients (time sheet management, invoicing, and payments)
-Run set-up meetings for external / contract employees, ensuring all onboarding is handled and completed
-Administration of sickness and accident claims, including liaison with the insurance company and the company doctor
-Updating the overview of employees’ salaries and contact details as well as costs and claims received from the insurance company
-Assist in ad-hoc administrative duties
-Registering and de-registering employees across different departments (tax, insurance, etc.)
-100% capacity during the first 2 weeks of the month every month is required, 2nd half of the month can be more flexible if preferred

Your background:
-A minimum of 1 year professional work experience in contractor payrolling
-Fluency in German and English
-Ideally completed KV Lehre, Dipl. Personalassistent/in, or equivalent
-Communicative, inquisitive and independent whilst still being a strong team player
-Ability to multitask and prioritise in a fast-paced environment with a wide variety of people
-Positive, organised and high attention to detail

We offer:
-Competitive compensation package
-Positive, dynamic and international working environment
-Supportive and highly collegial team
-Flexibility between 80% - 100% (if preferred)

About Swisslinx:
Founded in Zurich in 1999, Swisslinx is a privately held recruitment consultancy firm. Our Consultants operate regionally in Europe and the Middle East, thanks to our regional offices in Zurich and Dubai. With a team of 40 recruitment experts focusing mainly on Financial Services, Technology and Executive sourcing, Swisslinx takes a professional and ethical stance on all business dealings with both clients and candidates.

If you are keen on this opportunity, please send your application with all relevant documents to