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Sr. Payroll Analyst (France)

Job Name

Sr. Payroll Analyst (France)






Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

BES Payroll Manager

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Juliette Lamagnère Hudson

About the role

Your Opportunity

Bacardi has amazing goals to accomplish in the upcoming years. We are building our Best10 yet! To achieve this, it\s critical that you provide the highest service to our employees. 

Your key responsibility in this role is to ensure that the payment of our Primos is executed correctly and on time, as well as the post payroll payments. To achieve this goal, you will develop a strong network with global & local payroll vendors, HR partners, local finance, and accounting teams. 

You'll have the opportunity to get involved in or lead projects with the continuous improvement mindset that will help us deliver services that will delight our customers by streamlining processes.  

About You 
  • You understand, embrace and demonstrate our culture. 
  • You are skilled at building, reviewing and executing monthly/weekly/monthly payrolls. 
  • Detail orientation, customer service, proactiveness and fast issue resolution define your approach as you navigate multiple high priority tasks. 


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Validate the trial runs executed by the local vendors and identify discrepancies. 
  • Resolves discrepancies with technical and/or business personnel, implements corrective measures, and retests as required.
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of on-cycle payrolls
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of off-cycle payrolls including severance packages
  • Responsible for the reconciliation, balancing and transmission of all vendor and bank interfaces/reports of payroll related data
  • Responding to all enquiries within service level agreements
  • Point of contact for local payroll vendor(s)
  • Complete SOX controls established to ensure the data integrity and accuracy 
  • Responsible for preparing/reviewing the journal entries related to payroll and serve as a point of contact for finance and accounting teams as needed. 
  • Responsible for process documentation and update for the processes owned. 

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Relevant business experience/skills in Payroll for France (minimum 1 year of experience) are valuable.
  • Experience in other European Countries Payroll is also highly valuable.
  • Experience working in a Shared Services Centre dealing with multi-country payrolls
  • University degree in Business / Finance / Accounting or related discipline
  • Language Skills:
    • Fluent English and French. 
    • Additional languages are a plus: German, Flemish, Dutch, Spanish & Portuguese.
  • Intermediate to advance MS Office skills (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Preferred:
    • HR or Accounting previous experience
    • Understanding of European legislation (tax, social security, retirement, pension & other statutory/regulatory requirements)
Personal Qualities
  • High analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Time management 
  • Attention to details
  • Flexibility to work in a multi office/time zone/cross-cultural environment
  • Team player & good communication skills

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.