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HU_Szekesfehervar_Balatoni ut 44-46
Additional Location:
Szekesfehervar, Hungary
Job Family:
Human Resources
Worker Type Reference:
Regular - Permanent
Pay Rate Type:

Description & Requirements

About the Role

An International Payroll Accountant assists with the payroll accounting process for the supported countries in order to ensure timely and accurate financial data. This role represents a bridge between our SSC payroll team and Finance department.

What You Will Do

  • Coordination of invoicing contains tracking, validation and coding of payroll related invoices (pension, ADP, payroll vendor invoices)
  • Collect and manage monthly payment for about 15 financial legal entities in the EU. The task contains forecast and collaboration with Treasury, Disbursement, GL team, payment of salaries and taxes, ad-hoc transactions in HSBC
  • Create and monitor banking payments by using HSBC banking tool, Danske and Nordea banking tool
  • Support recharge by providing back-up files ensuring data privacy
  • Prepare monthly financial reports (payroll journals and accruals) in close collaboration with Finance Team
  • Provide back-up and investigate in case of GL clearing questions from Finance
  • Create and maintain internal documentation for audit.
  • Collect information for monthly payroll reporting and investigate payroll issues using problem solving technics.
  • Support vendor management with 3rd party local payroll vendors and follow-up regarding payroll accounting open items
  • Recommend process improvements and projects to increase efficiency and quality of provided service.
  • Prepare and collect final approvals in absence of the International Payroll Manager
  • Act as a back-up person in absence of the Senior Payroll Accountant for audit related questions
  • Act as a back-up person in absence of the Senior Payroll Accountant for GL clearing related questions

What You Need

  • University or College degree, preferably Finance or Accounting specialization OR Chartered Accountant Certificate
  • At least 1 year professional experience in accounting or finance related field
  • Intermediate English language
  • User level knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel
  • Showing ability to work with confidential information
  • Being able to work with priorities and deadlines

What is Nice to Have

  • SAP payroll system experience
  • Experience with multi-state payroll processing
  • Experience with SSC environment
  • Demonstrating an understanding of payroll taxes
  • Employee Customer Service experience

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to work from Hungary, Székesfehérvár office

What We Offer

  • Flexible work environment, allowing for full-time remote work globally for positions that can be performed outside a HARMAN or customer location
  • Access to employee discounts on world-class Harman and Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.)
  • Extensive training opportunities through our own HARMAN University
  • Competitive wellness benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Access to HARMAN Campus Fitness Center and Cafeteria
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development

HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.