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Payroll Specialist (EMEA)

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Pozuelo de Alarcón, M, ES, 28223 London, GB, EC3V 0BG

Company: Bentley Systems

Payroll Specialist (EMEA)




Madrid (Spain) or London (UK) – Office-based position




Position Summary: 

This is a full-time position based in Madrid or London. In this position, you will be part of the international Finance team based in the Netherlands and you will be reporting to the Senior International Payroll Manager based in Hoofddorp, The Netherlands.

 You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of countries within the EMEA region.



We will rely on you for the following:

  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of on-cycle payrolls within tight deadlines.
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of off-cycle payrolls including severance packages.
  • Responsible for the reconciliation, balancing, and transmission of all vendor and bank interfaces/reports of payroll-related data.
  • Responding to all colleagues’ inquiries.
  • Manage relationships with various stakeholders (i.e., Finance, HR, etc.) and the payroll provider to ensure end-to-end process excellence.
  • Complete SOX controls established to ensure data integrity and accuracy.
  • Responsible for process documentation and update for the processes owned ensuring compliance with statutory regulations, collective labour agreements, and company policies.
  • Performing reconciliations and audit tasks for monthly payrolls.
  • Support various internal and external audits.
  • Continuously look to improve the efficiency of day-to-day payroll operations through work process improvements.


What you will need to have: 

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience working in an international environment.
  • Experience in more than one European Countries.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in every aspect of the role is essential.
  • Knowledge of SuccessFactors (desired but not essential).
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in English.
  • Ability to work effectively as an individual and as a team member with a proactive approach.
  • Logical thinking and problem-solving ability.
  • Experience in managing internal and external stakeholders including local payroll providers.
  • Respect for confidential information.
  • Intermediate to advance MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Available to travel.



 What we offer:

  • A great Team and culture – please see our Recruitment Video
  • An exciting career as an integral part of a world-leading software company providing solutions for architecture, engineering, and construction
  • Competitive Salary and benefits
  • The opportunity to work within a global and diverse international team
  • A supportive and collaborative environment




About Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world's infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, mining, and industrial facilities. Our offerings include MicroStation-based applications for modeling and simulation, ProjectWise for project delivery, AssetWise for asset and network performance, Seequent's leading geoprofessional software portfolio, and the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins. Bentley Systems employs more than 4,500 colleagues and generates annual revenues of approximately $1 billion in 186 countries.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Bentley is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers for employment all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, religion/belief, national origin, caste, age, or any other characteristic protected by local law or unrelated to job qualifications.



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