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Payroll Administrator

Requisition ID:  4247

Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency. 


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines: 

•    Governance, Risk and Compliance
•    Advisory and Transaction Support
•    Finance, Accounting and Administration 


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   


Our opportunity for you:


Ranked among the top four corporate service providers globally, Vistra is a versatile group of professionals, providing a uniquely broad range of services and solutions through our three business divisions; Corporate & Private Clients, Alternative Investments and International Expansion. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, we employ over 5,000 professionals across over 45+ jurisdictions throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Pan Asia Pacific.


Purpose of the role


Vistra Netherlands (NL) is looking for a bright international payroll expert to work together on the payroll for many international clients. Vistra offers you the chance to step onboard, in the position of Payroll Administrator for a growing client portfolio. As a holistic problem-solver, your knowledge and skills will be utilized to resolve complex payroll and compensation-related issues.  


Don’t mind pulling up your sleeves to ensure that our client’s employee’s payments are seamless assigned? In our team, you can foster your curiosity and enhance your knowledge beyond payroll!


This position is available for 40 hours per week and is based in our Amsterdam office, which is located in a brand new location in the South East area of Amsterdam. This new and modern office is furnished in such a way that flexible working is facilitated and (social) meetings can take place in a pleasant working environment.


Vistra stimulates the hybrid working model as we encourage employees to be in the office 3 days and provides a fixed budget so that the employees can set up their working environment at home. 




Geographic coverage: The Netherlands.


Key responsibilities:


•    Execute payroll for all employees of our international clients. Timely, structured and accurate;
•    Attend to payroll – or specific other international HR specific queries from our clients. You could think of managing global employee mobility services, including relocation support and other compensation-related issues;
•    Stay up to date with local payroll regulations;
•    Feel the freedom to improve day-to-day activities to increase the quality of processes and/or products;  
•    Coordinate the Shared Service Center to ensure accurate handling of their administrative tasks and continuously work on the improvement of structures and collaboration.


Attributes & Skills:


•    The ability to take ownership of payroll processes and keeping a clear overview of the full client portfolio;  
•    A problem-solving mindset, positive attitude and the ability to multitask;  
•    Extensive knowledge of pensions; 
•    Fluent in English and Dutch;  
•    Great communication and collaboration skills and experience with working with (internal or external) clients.

Relevant experience:


•    Up to date on tax, labour- and social laws; 
•    Preferably experienced with Nmbrs (HR and Payroll Software); 
•    Minimum  of 5 years’ experience with payroll processing, preferably in an international environment;
•    Preferably experienced in global mobility i.e., relocation, immigration and/or mobility tax.  

Education/Professional Qualifications:


•    Vakopleiding Payroll Services degree or proven experience; 
•    General payroll knowledge, BSc (HBO) degree.


Join US!


Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you. 


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!




Amsterdam, NL

Department:  Operations (B203010)

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