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Payroll Analyst (EMEA Specialist)

Automated Insights

Automated Insights

IT, Accounting & Finance
Paris, France
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Job Description


Stats Perform is the market leader in sports tech. We provide the richest and most trusted sports data available and are at the forefront of the latest advancements in AI and machine learning to turn this data into something magic.

We entwine our extensive back-catalogue of data in with innovative products and machine-learning to deliver insights, predictions, and super-fast data for a variety of sporting organisations worldwide, plus the biggest names in media and broadcast.

We partner with top-flight teams, leagues, coaches, betting companies, broadcasters, media outlets, gaming specialists and professional bodies to improve the overall experience for sports fans. We constantly collect the most detailed sports data to enhance a wide range of sports competitions, from tennis to soccer to basketball and more. Stats Perform is the knowledge bank behind it all.

But data and technology is only half of the package. We need great people to fuel the engine. And that’s where you come in…

As a Payroll Specialist within our Global Payroll Team, you’ll manage payroll vendor relationships and HRSS to Payroll workflows to deliver accurate and timely payroll services to our colleagues across the region, ensuring compliance with local legal and regulatory standards.

You’ll also play a key role in driving ongoing improvement and transformation initiatives, a perfect opportunity to grow and develop your skills with us.

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the end-to-end processing of international payrolls (imports, data keying into ADP Workforce Now and Celergo payroll systems, fixed & variable changes, manual calculations, reports, reconciliations etc.)
  • Maintaining accurate payroll records
  • Work with external payroll partners and manage the process and resulting queries throughout the payroll cycle
  • Ensure all tax year end processes and annual filings such as those relating to benefits in kind are submitted efficiently and in advance of the statutory deadlines
  • Initiate payment to employees, local authorities and third parties as necessary
  • Deal with day-to-day payroll inbox queries in a prompt and professional manner
  • Stakeholder management, ensure the wider HR team, Finance, Payments team and Business Unit Managers feel supported in relation to payroll related queries
  • Build effective working relationships and credibility with all key stakeholders within the business and third-party providers
  • Ensure all data is managed and maintained in accordance with the Data Protection regulations (GDPR)
  • Provide support, coaching and mentorship to junior team members

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or HR (or other relevant area)
  • CIPP or global equivalent
  • Knowledge of payroll legislation and employment laws, practices and procedures
  • 5 years in payroll, minimum of 3 of which on a global basis
  • Experience of EMEA payrolls and their respective legislation for the countries. Other country experience also welcome.
  • Ability to speak French, Spanish and/or Italian

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to multi-task and deliver accurate results in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good team working skills with ability to work independently and as part of a wider global team
  • Strong financial skills and knowledge, including basic understanding of balance sheet and budgeting
  • Working knowledge of ADP Celergo and Oracle preferred
  • Experience of working through change

Why work at Stats Perform?

Well, why not? We’re a unique organization with a unique culture of care, competition and collaboration. Our ‘One Team’ ethos means that we take care of each other, through initiatives such as Mental Health Days Off and ‘No Meeting Fridays’ and of course, flexible working.

We pull together to build a better environment for all – from volunteering activities to fundraisers to participating in Employee Resource Groups. We will embrace all you have to offer at Stats Perform – your ideas, your passion, your life experiences and in return we’ll give you a great place to work.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Stats Perform

By joining Stats Perform, you'll be part of a team that celebrates diversity. You will be contributing to an organization that is committed to ensuring a sense of belonging and inclusivity is felt by all. We’re collectively responsible for creating and maintaining an inclusive environment, and that’s why our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion goals underpin our core values. With increased diversity comes increased innovation, more creativity and ensures we’re best placed to serve our clients and our communities, so we will continue to seek diversity and equity in all we do.