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Payroll Analyst & Reporting Specialist

Your role as Payroll Analyst & Reporting Specialist.

As a Payroll Analyst & Reporting Specialist, you will be responsible for the correct understanding of HR data and overall scrutiny of the payroll for approximately 9,000 employees in Europe. You will work together with a colleague Payroll Analyst & Payroll Specialist.
You will work with the Team Leads of the HR administration to identify the need for information and provide the right reports and insights. This may include, e.g., questions involved in estimating the workload of the department, or insights into absenteeism, employee turnover and other changes. Your overall goal is to ensure that we are prepared for the future and can make improvements in our HR policy.

Currently, a major digitization effort is underway which brings with it many challenges. In the future, you will be in a position to develop dashboarding. This will enable the department to have a quick insight into developments.

Together with your immediate colleague, you will be part of our international HR team. The HR Administration consists of about 30 people divided into country teams and is managed by the HR Services Manager. These colleagues almost all work from our office in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. You will mainly be working with the Team Leads of the various country teams. You'll identify the right needs and provide them with the right information.
In addition, you will work a lot with the Manager of HR Services, who will also keep you supplied with various issues.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Make proposals to improve existing and new HRM policies;
  • Set up and deliver monthly audit reports (regarding payroll). Here you will compare data and ensure compliance;
  • Identify patterns in and causes of bottlenecks; analyze and provide or recommend structural solutions;
  • Annual calculation of salary-expense budgets and bonuses;
  • Periodically calculate special international fringe benefits;
  • Provide data for benchmarks;
  • Auditing of payroll processing for international employees (salary splits, 30% rule, A1 statements, etc.);
  • Identify information needs;
  • Draft, improve and analyze various reports for works councils and Team Leads;
  • Actively follow developments in national and international law and regulations in the field of labor, social and tax law;
  • Actively inform Team Leads and the organization of necessary adjustments due to changes in collective-bargaining agreements, laws and regulations.


About Zeeman.

Zeeman is a retail company that’s grown to 1,300 stores in 7 European countries, namely Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Spain. Based in Alphen aan den Rijn, the HRM department supports the sales organization in each country, as well as the departments at the service office and the distribution center. We are a very international team with committed colleagues, where collaboration and a focus on results is important!

Zeeman is an organization characterized by a down-to-earth attitude, a sense of purpose, and a rich history. The human touch counts, which is reflected in respect for each other, customers, and partners. We believe in long-term partnerships, and we think it is important to do business honestly and fairly. Corporate social responsibility is what, at Zeeman, we call zuinig. This is a Dutch concept which conveys the fact that we are both caring and cost-conscious.

We are looking for people who are unconventional, involved, and zuinig.

What do you bring to the table?

  • HBO working and thinking level.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in HR.
  • Knowledge of labor law.
  • Knowledge of management reporting and KPIs within HR.
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment in which a major digitization drive will take place in the coming years.
  • You are able to work in a result-oriented manner and are focused on collaboration.
  • You are able to have a good overview within a complex environment.
  • Very good command of the English language.

What do you get in return?

  • A work environment that is rapidly evolving.
  • An employer where corporate social responsibility is a priority.
  • Work in a stable family business with a strong long-term vision.
  • An employer that takes care of its employees:
    • 24 vacation days + 12 ATV days per year (extra days of leave in connection with the Netherlands’ reduction in working hours scheme) (based on full-time work);
    • Ability to work from home (with a standard compensation per workday);
    • Flexible working hours;
    • Free access to an online Vitality platform;
    • Free access to an e-learning platform;
    • Non-sick premium of €20 per quarter, paid in Zeeman vouchers;
    • Possibility of a bicycle plan.
  • A salary between €4,041.00 and €5,468.00 gross per month (depending on experience) based on full-time work.
  • 8% vacation pay (paid annually in May).
  • A bonus scheme of 12.5% per year (dependent on achievement of KPIs).
  • Travel allowance (from 10 km to a maximum of 50 km one-way).
  • Pension accrual with Bedrijfspensioenfonds Detailhandel (Occupational Pension Fund for the Retail Trade).
  • 20% staff discount.
  • The option of participating in a collective health insurance scheme and collective damage insurance scheme.

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