Payroll Manager

Poznań, Poland / Warsaw, Poland
OLX – Finance /
Full-time /

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As the Payroll Manager for OLX, you will join a highly committed and dynamic international team. You’ll lead a team and will directly manage payroll responsibilities, including the preparation of the monthly payroll reports, coordination and audit of the payroll outputs with the support of an external payroll providers, preparation of journals, ad-hoc reports and making sure that we process payments in a timely and accurate manner. This role requires a high attention to detail, hands-on capabilities, the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment and a passion for driving results and process improvements.

In your role, you’ll closely collaborate with key Corporate and Business functions with OLX to create and support strategic roadmap. You’ll need to align with HR Operations, HR Business Partners and Finance stakeholders as well as be a key point of contact for external payroll vendors, Naspers Share Trust team and Compliance team. 

In a typical day at OLX, in the role of Payroll Manager, you will:

    • Act as a key advisor to executive leadership on payroll-related matters
    • Coach, lead, and focus on staff development. Ensure team members are kept informed of best practices and processing efficiencies
    • Identify payroll goals and objectives for both internally and for external Payroll vendors
    • Track and analyse Payroll KPIs
    • Lead and participate in projects to continuously review and improve processes related to Payroll
    • Support and ensure alignment for HR and Finance initiatives which impact Payroll
    • Responsible for Payroll vendor management and Payroll function budget
    • Provide payroll data analytics to internal stakeholders and management 
    • Manage internal and external payroll audits
    • Act as an escalation point for internal stakeholders on payroll related issues
    • Ensure timely and accurate monthly Payroll process and payments, preparation of Journal Entries and reports

What will you need to be successful in this role?

    • Experience in an international and fast paced environment
    • Dedication to delivering accurate and timely payroll while utilizing an in-depth knowledge and driving scalability and compliance
    • Proven strong record of process improvement and automation
    • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
    • At least 8 years’ experience in a payroll role, leading Payroll operations with SSC model 
    • Strong knowledge of payroll concepts and processes 
    • Knowledge of Accounting, Tax and Finance areas that relate to Payroll 
    • Strong knowledge and comfort with systems applications, including advanced functionality with Microsoft Office
    • Strong communicator, proactive and problem-solving mindset, team player
    • Very good English

What you get from us?

    • The opportunity to work for the leading classifieds brands, a place that takes the best out of being a global company and bringing a nice local flavor
    • Working in a hybrid model (2 days a week from the office)
    • Continuous investment in your development, through trainings and e-courses including MyAcademy and Udemy
    • Complex compensation package (annual performance-based bonus, medical insurance, flexible benefits)
    • Friendly, curious and driven colleagues that get stuff done and consider that enjoying the ride is far more important than rules and hierarchies
Why join OLX? 
At OLX, we invest in ourselves and each other to reach our full potential. We avoid bureaucracy and empower our teams to innovate; with opportunities, training, and leadership behaviors a key focus for all. Our commitment to inclusion ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions. And, we combine the spirit and agility of a startup with our global scale and the backing of Prosus, one of the largest consumer internet groups in the world.

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