Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three exciting business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It's a passion. Have you got what it takes?

We are looking for an experienced Payroll Manager based in Nieuwegein (Utrecht) to join our HR Benelux team. You will be responsible for our Netherlands Payroll (3 legal entities), liaising with key partners including the HR Business Partners, Finance (accounting & controlling).

  • Ownership of the end to end payroll process to ensure accurate results o Liaise with external payroll bureau – ADP 
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate payment of net salaries, payroll taxes and related benefits using SAP & ADP Perman 
  • Management of the Comp&Ben topics as: pensions, personnel insurances, lease cars, stock options plan, etc. 
  • Management of year-end processing and other statutory filings as they relate to payroll & payroll taxes
  • Liaise with HR Shared Services and HR Business Partners to obtain monthly updates for payroll in a timely manner 
  • Liaise with ADP on 30% tax rulings, with EY for salary split & expats, and with KPMG for the year end closing o responsible to establish personnel costs forecast & reconciliation 
  • Responding in a timely manner to queries from the employees 
  • Follow the internal defined processes on a compliant manner 
  • Understanding of GL reporting and in collaboration with Finance with regards to queries and reconciliations

Who we are looking for

  • Min. Bachelor degree in Payroll or Accounting 
  • Min. 10 years experience in payroll processing, preferably in an international global company 
  • Fluent in written and spoken English & Dutch 
  • Strong analytical skills, results & problem solving oriented 
  • Knowledge of payroll rules and regulations 
  • Excellent Excel skills 
  • Experience with SAP & ADP Perman (preferred) 
  • Experience of 30% ruling process & split salary 
  • Willing to regularly visit our International Supply Chain HQ based in Amsterdam, and more occasionally our other sites in Helmond & Scheemda. 
  • Stress resistant
  • Excellent communication and social skills
  • Able to embrace change management