Senior Payroll Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Milan, Lombardia, Italy
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TMF Group
  • 21 Mar 19

Senior Payroll Specialist


  • Assists the Payroll Manager for coordination of the department;
  • Leading the team dedicated to Amazon (among others) and dealing with client
  • Payslips cycle activities (from Time and Attendance to payslips run)
  • Gross to Net reconciliations
  • Periodic Pension/Social Security payments calculation
  • Annual Withholding Tax Return ( Certificazione Unica and 770 Model)
  • Maintains a high level of technical and legal skills and transfers knowledge to the team of junior payroll consultants;
  • Develops, transfers and maintains knowledge of all the team's client portfolio;
  • Develops and maintains supporting and control worksheets to support payroll control processes;
  • Involved in the selection and training of a team of junior payroll consultants;
  • Prevents and solves problems on all the clients of the team's portfolio, in coordination with the Payroll Manager;
  • Responsible for the maintenance of her/his client's payroll accounts;
  • Reviews and processes payroll data;
  • Researches and resolves payroll related issues of the clients in coordination with legal/labour advisors of the client,
  • Responds to inquiries regarding payroll transactions;
  • Monitors all the monthly, quarterly and annual payroll deadlines using the defined tools;
  • Reviews and coordinates social security and tax filings to meet required deadlines according to Italian legislation,
  • Assists the Payroll Manager in the set-up and implementation of new clients.

  • Records their time accurately and within deadline in addition to approving time for others,
  • Understands TMF Groups' business lines, regulatory requirements and how the organisation is structured;
  • Understands and applies control and risk governance frameworks consistently;
  • Is financially mindful of personal impact on the business;
  • Is responsible for debt collection and negotiation of fees with clients in area of accountability;
  • Will delegate work across the team as appropriate;
  • Will be expected to support less experienced staff;
  • Will share knowledge to ensure targets are met;
  • Builds and maintains relationships at all levels across the Group;
  • Will be mindful of cultural differences across a diverse organization;
  • Communicates (verbally and through written work) information in a clear and concise manner;
  • Will manage stakeholders' expectations with regards to delivery, escalating concerns as appropriate;
  • Puts colleagues/ clients at the center of everything they do to ensure a positive experience;
  • Upholds the values of the organization in all they do;
  • Acts with integrity;
  • Trustworthy team member who considers those around them;
  • Situational understanding of needs of role and will find solutions/ more efficient ways of working within parameters.

  • Fluent in English both written and spoken
  • Proven experience in a payroll role within a payroll delivery position.
  • Expertise in all MS Office packages (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Degree in Law and/or Economics
  • at least 6/7 years experiences in similar Organizations

  • The Senior Payroll Specialist will report directly to the Manager.