Payroll Advisor with French

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Date: 25-Nov-2021

Location: Cluj, Romania

Company: Alstom

Req ID:187850 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


Be part of an international team operating in the rail industry and contribute to the development of sustainable green mobility solutions, in our HR Centre in Cluj-Napoca, as a:




Payroll Advisor with French


Your Role:


You will be responsible for HR and Payroll transactional services for our business divisions.  At all times the job holder is responsible for customer satisfaction with the service delivered and maintaining confidence in the Shared Service Payroll process.



Your Challenges:


  • Provide First Line Support for resolving payroll specific queries within defined SLAs, escalating to Senior Payroll Specialists as necessary;
  • Acting as the contact person to maintain existing 3rd party interfaces (i.e. 3rd party benefits providers, social security agencies etc);
  • Validate payroll results for the defined employee groups/union contract region;
  • Provide coaching for colleagues on payroll related issues;
  • Ensure personal knowledge of payroll specific information is maintained and shared across team;
  • Proactively identify processing issues and areas for process improvement; 
  • Support Payroll Specialists who liaise with the 3rd party payroll provider on issues with and enhancements to the payroll solution;
  • Maintain relationships with business stakeholders in payroll processes (e.g. Finance/GL);
  • Ensure that all aspects of work are completed to SLA requirements;
  • Ensure payroll related processes correctly represent company policy and are compliant with appropriate legislation i.e. Maternity, PHI etc;
  • Ensure that all members of the Payroll/ HR Administration team are kept up to date with process changes/information necessary to the undertaking of the role;
  • Work effectively and efficiently with colleagues sharing information and tasks in order to achieve targets.


Your Qualifications:

  • Education: Degree level qualification (masters preferred);
  • Experience: 1-2 years’ experience in a Finance or Payroll position (is a plus), but candidates with a background in Finance, Accounting, General Ledger are also invited to apply;
  • Specialized or cross-functional knowledge / relevant experience required by the position/role
  • Foreign Languages: English and French – at a proficient level;
  • Good MS EXCEL skills;
  • Solution-oriented, confident and determined person.



An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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