Payroll Specialist (1 year contract) - Zurich

Location: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich

Function: Human Resources

Company: Vifor Pharma

Brenda Nauli

International Talent Scout

+41 58 851 83 69

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About You

We are searching for a Payroll Specialist to join our HR team this temporary contract will be at our HQ in Glattbrugg. Reporting directly to the Team Lead Payroll, you will be responsible for all tasks related to Payroll, Social Insurance and Tax at Sources, in our HR Shared Services Center. In this role, you are supporting Zurich, St. Gallen, Geneva, Ettingen and Villars-sur-Glâne. Your tasks and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Completion of the whole payroll process (QST, FAK, AHV / ALV, UVG, KTG)
  • Record and maintain entries and exits in the payroll system
  • Management of personnel and salary master data
  • Processing of sick and accident allowances, maternity insurance and EO payments
  • Preparation and implementation of annual accounts (UVG, KTG, AHV, withholding tax, etc.)
  • Contact for stakeholders (employees and local HR) for all payroll and insurance questions
  • Collaboration with authorities and external insurance partners
  • Creation of monthly reports and statistics
  • Participation in projects
  • Maintenance of the intranet

The ideal candidate is bringing a further education in HR or Social Insurance, in additional to the following experience:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a payroll function within Switzerland bringing a good knowledge about Swiss employment law and social insurance
  • Advanced or native level French in addition to very good English and German language skills
  • Professional knowledge of MS Office package, in particular MS Excel and SAP

You are flexible and adaptable with a service-oriented approach. You are precise in your work with high attention to detail, ensuring reliability to deliver on all required tasks. You are able to manage priorities effectively and remain organised in a fast-changing environment. You are solution-oriented and think in an entrepreneurial way.

About Us

Vifor Pharma Group, formerly Galenica Group, is a global specialty pharmaceuticals company that researches, develops, produces and markets its own pharmaceutical products and is the partner of choice for innovative, patient-focused solutions. The company’s goal is to be a global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies and strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases to lead better, healthier lives. Vifor Pharma Group has production sites in Switzerland and Portugal as well as a dynamic network of affiliates and partners offering broad market coverage all over the world. The company has an ever-growing global presence while at the same time remaining firmly rooted in its home market, Switzerland.

Vifor Pharma Group consists of Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, its joint company with Fresenius Medical Care; Relypsa; and OM Pharma.

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