International Payroll Specialist

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International Payroll Specialist

(32-38 hours per week) 
Action continues to grow and expand on the international market. As our new International Payroll Specialist, you will continuously support our current and future colleagues throughout this process.

This is your daily action

As a Payroll Specialist you are responsible for providing the correct payroll input to our external payroll providers, perform the necessary controls on payroll output, answer questions from our business partners and set up/perform compliance controls. You are the main contact person for local colleagues and the local payroll provider. You are able to help and assist with relevant topics and questions. 

You will mainly be working with our time registration software and suite of HR tools. From here, you will gather all the relevant data, convert it to a workable format and perform the necessary control tasks. We are continuously improving our systems and processes, and you will be an integral part of this journey.

Meet your team

Our HR Shared Service Center serves our country offices, for example with registering and deregistering employees, and payroll. The department consists of four teams, Employment, On- and Offboarding, Development and Payroll. We are currently looking for candidates to join the Payroll team. The Payroll-team focuses on ensuring a consistent and correct execution of payroll processes for several countries in accordance to SLA’s. In total, about eighty employees are active in these teams. In the past, the HRSSC has grown into an expertise center that offers international support to the various country offices. Could you contribute to the further professionalisation of our HR organisation with your ideas? Take Action!

Curious about your new team members? Edwin and Jordi can’t wait to work with you!

This is you

A Payroll Specialist within Action enjoys careful planning and working with strict deadlines. You tackle challenges with a keen eye for detail and perform at your peak under stress. You also possess an incredible team spirit, with a flexible and fast-paced mindset.


  • Local payroll certification 
  • At least 2 years of experience with Dutch Payroll, international payroll is a pré
  • Knowledge and understanding of tax, social security legislation and payroll processes 
  • Good command of the English language
  • Experience with SAP and time registration systems preferably Kronos 

What we offer

You will work in a team of professionals within an international environment. Action has almost 2.000 stores in 9 European countries and opens a number of new stores every week. The rapid growth of the organization continues continuously. Not only is Action growing, but there are also career opportunities for you to develop within the company.

  • 24 vacation days, with the option to purchase 5 extra days based on a 38-hour work week
  • Travel allowance
  • Company laptop
  • Extensive education and training at our own Action Academy
  • The possibility to work 4 of the 5 days per week from home
  • Working for a dynamic, international organisation with lots of opportunities to grow

How we contribute to society

As a retailer with millions of enthusiastic customers, we take our responsibility for people and the environment. That is why we invest in solutions that reduce the impact on the environment and ensure better production conditions in the countries where we operate and manufacture. Click here for more information. 


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The next steps

  1. Our recruiter will review your application and get back to you as soon as possible.
  2. We invite you for a first job interview.
  3. We would like to get to know you better, which is why we ask you to take an online assessment.
  4. We will invite you for a second interview and we will discuss your assessment
  5. Are will still a great match? Then we will become new colleagues!

At Action, integrity is of great importance to us. A pre-employment screening is therefore part of the application process for this vacancy. Contact your recruiter for more information.

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