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Payroll Partner

Berlin, Germany · People

Our passion at SumUp is championing small businesses. We believe in creating technology that is flexible, affordable and easy to use.  Every day millions of people around the world dream of starting their own businesses. We strive to help them to do this. Our long-term ambition is to enable businesses to close the loop to their consumers through beautiful and fair financial services. 

As a Payroll Partner in our newly created European Payroll team, you will report to the Head of Payroll for Europe and help shape this function! You will play an active part in preparing, reviewing and executing our monthly payroll for Germany, which includes over 900 employees across 3 legal entities. As the Payroll function grows, you will have an excellent opportunity to develop your expertise across additional EU markets whilst continuing to deliver the best experience for our employees. 

What you’ll do:

  • Execute payroll for several entities and troubleshoot any obstacles together with our external payroll provider

  • Support the EU payroll team with reviewing payroll results from different countries

  • Partner with different internal teams including Compensation & Benefits, People Operations and Accounting to ensure correct payroll runs

  • Support our employees with all enquiries related to payroll, such as change of tax class, certificate of employment, yearly income tax documents

  • Communicate with external providers, eg. health insurances, our pension provider, Agentur für Arbeit and tax offices 

  • Ensure employee personal data is kept up to date and track new & leaving employees as well as monthly variable data

  • Administer our payrolls and control incoming and outgoing payments

  • Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance

You’ll be great for this role if:

  • You have experience working in German Payroll with knowledge of German employment law and social security

  • You are fluent in English and have German language skills to C1 level

  • You are an excellent communicator with active listening and interpersonal skills

  • You love working with people and care about great employee experience

  • You know how to prioritise to meet deadlines and know when to ask for support

  • You are able to work in a fast paced environment, where accuracy matters

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 2700+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents.

  • We get together regularly for breakfasts, team events, office parties and sports.

  • You’ll receive an annual budget for attending conferences and external training. 

  • We offer a corporate pension scheme, 28 days’ paid leave, subsidised Urban Sports Club membership and other great benefits.

  • We offer visa and relocation support for you, your family and even your pets.

  • You’ll be based in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe’s leading tech hubs and most vibrant cities.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their business. With a founders mentality and a 'team-first attitude' our diverse teams across Europe, South America, and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful in doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.