Danaher Corporation Payroll and HR Operations Specialist in Gent, Belgium
Main Role / Job Objective:
As HR Operations Specialist you are responsible for the HR administration and payroll for all associates in our main off site EMEA locations (UK, France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Finland, Denmark). You ensure compliance with local legislation and payroll tax requirements in the respective countries and prepare and file required reports in coordination with the local payroll providers.
Main responsibilities and key activities:
In this role, you will cover a broad variety of tasks, including payroll and related administrative tasks and supporting the local management team, HR colleagues and business partners with administrative workflows. Specific tasks will be:
Be the first line support for around 150 associates in the EMEA countries for HR related questions, which you will answer yourself, or forward to the relevant HR experts in Europe.
You run and coordinate monthly payroll for EMEA respective countries with the support of the local payroll providers (this includes salary, holiday and time & attendance administration, commissions, incentives, equity, health and income protection, and retirement)
You support the HR team on employee process changes (hires, leavers, transfers, promotions, organizational changes) by preparing legal documents, updating HR systems and personnel files; and follow-up on administrative tasks like gathering signatures, sending registered letters, legalizing documents.
You will follow-up and administer local insurance packages and providers.
You administer and support associate mobility cases in your countries of responsibility.
Contribute to various ad hoc HR projects and tasks; such as associate handbooks, HR improvement projects (Kaizens and Problem-Solving Processes initiatives)
Qualifications and professional knowledge:
Bachelor’s degree preferred (Human Resources management is an asset) or equivalent experience relevant to the job
Related HR experience of at least 5 years in a multinational company with relevant payroll, employee Benefits & General Administration experience
Strong affinity with tools and systems. Experience with HR Management Systems (Workday) is considered a plus
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Proficiency in French and English is required being part of a global team and US multinational and with focus on France and UK. Dutch and Spanish are considered a plus, but not a requirement.
Competencies (personal qualifications):
You have a good payroll, employee Benefits & General Administration experience
You have a basic accounting knowledge
Strong organizational skills
Hands-on attention to detail
Service oriented mindset
Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines with quality and accuracy
High degree of professionalism, integrity, and confidentiality; demonstrated discretion in the handling of highly sensitive material and information
Communications skills – written and verbal skills are critical
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