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German Payroll Administrator

Date: Oct 22, 2018

Location: Székesfehérvár, Hungary, HU

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 110858 

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Job responsibilities


Payroll Accounting:

  • Carrying out payroll accounting for a specific group of employees with various different remuneration calculation principles and different working time models.
  • Checking benefits in kind for tax/social insurance obligations and correct accounting.

Processing Time Management:

  • Checking and correcting supplements for work on Sundays, public holidays, at late hours, at night and extra hours.
  • Monitoring the different working time accounts and checking compliance with the various statutory, collective bargaining agreements and internal regulations pertaining to these.

Processing Special Payroll Items:

  • Calculating and accounting for various types of special payments.
  • Calculating, retaining and transferring garnishable amounts according to specification and ruling
  • Processing compensation claims by third parties.
  • Perform payroll for international assignments.


  • Monthly reconciliation of all accounts logged through Payroll together with Finance/Controlling.
  • Monthly reconciliation of social insurance contributions with the health insurance funds and, if necessary, settling any discrepancies that occur.

SAP administration:

  • Continuously running various ad-hoc query evaluations.
  • Supporting personnel costs planning and annual financial reporting by running complex special evaluations.

Co-operating with External Authorities

Employee Services:

  • Informing employees about statutory, collective bargaining agreements (e.g. occupational pension schemes) and company regulations


Basic Qualifications:

  • University or college degree or 1-2 years experience in similar position.
  • 1-2 years experience in Payroll, HR or Accounting field
  • Intermediate German language knowledge, 
  • Minimum basic English language
  • Outstanding numeric skills
  • Analytical and high problem-solving skills
  • Precise, detaile-oriented attitude


Our offer:

  • Be a part of an international team working with the world’s largest automotive manufacturers
  • Attractive salary package
  • Extensive technical trainings
  • Career development opportunities
  • Employee discounts on our HARMAN (JBL®, AKG®, HARMAN Kardon®) and Samsung products



HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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