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France Payroll Specialist (M or F)

Job ID SBS001831 Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France;
Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. We innovate and partner with customers in diverse global end markets. Solvay Business Services (SBS) is the global organization supporting internal and external growth by integrating the major End-to-End administrative processes as well as the Information Services of the Solvay Group, through three strategic objectives: Strategic agility & Customer centricity - Service excellence - Talents & innovation.

Job Overview and Responsibilities

The France Payroll Specialist reports directly to the France Payroll Manager.
Main responsibilities:
  • Put in place the processes, the controls and follow-up with the Solvay Payroll team and the payroll external provider to ensure the delivery timely up-to-standard Payroll service
  • Analyze new legislation and HR rules , and assess their impact on the processes, procedure and tools (change requests).
  • Provide documentation, expertise and support to colleagues and internal stakeholders (Business HR, employees…) 
  • Define functional recommendations , and systems and process requirements based on his/her knowledge of local legislation and HR rules.
  • Participate to or lead  transversal projects
  • Deliver information to the external authorities and might represents Solvay towards these authorities (e.g. for audits)
  • Manage the relationship with the payroll external provider

Education and Experience

  • Master diploma in Payroll/HRIS/Finance or equivalent through experience
  • Minimum 8 years experience in French Payroll


  • French payroll and  legislation knowledge
  • Deep knowledge of SAP HR
  • Spreadsheet (Excel, Google) advanced use
  • Collaboration, open mindedness
  • Teamwork
  • Customer orientation
  • Initiative
  • Transversal team management experience and skills

  • French & English

Additional Information

All applications must be submitted in english language





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