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Payroll Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

About Us

We're TravelPerk, a hyper-growth SaaS platform offering companies a one-stop-shop for booking, managing and reporting business travel.

Our aim is to revolutionise the $1.3 trillion business travel market by combining an unrivalled choice of travel options with a powerful booking and management platform and access to 24/7 customer support we’ve become the leading all-in-one travel management solution.

Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Barcelona, we’ve grown to over 1200 people in 9 offices across Europe and North America. In 2022 we became a ‘unicorn’ and in 2024 we raised $104 million in additional investment, with a total valuation of $1.4 billion.

We’ve been winning awards too. Since 2023, we’ve been voted one of the best places to work, one of the fastest-growing apps and tech companies, and a leading pioneer of business travel.

These are just some of the reasons why global brands like Wise, Red Bull, GetYourGuide, and Aesop trust us to supercharge their corporate travel.

We are looking for a Payroll Analyst to join our People team! In this role, you will be assisting with the end to end payroll process for all global entities across TravelPerk, whilst helping to ensure that employees receive great quality service from their Payroll Team.

If you're ready to take off with us, keep reading!

What you will do:

  • Support the Payroll Manager & Team with the accurate and timely payroll processing for 1,000+ employees mostly in Spain, but also supporting Germany, UK, and US partnering with multiple payroll vendors, stakeholders and internal teams.
  • Work side-by-side with the People Team to assist with employee changes impacting payroll, cross-check data and follow-up on missing details, and provide training on specific compliance and labour relations topics during the implementation or development of new and existing processes.
  • Assist with the monthly data inputs, payroll reconciliations, data verification, payments and ad-hoc statutory processes in line with the timelines of each country, having full ownership of designated tasks in the payroll process and reconciliation and completing 4-eye checks.
  • Create and broadcast employee communications and assist with the organisation and maintenance of payroll related information on the Employee Portal and the advancement and documentation of internal Payroll processes.
  • Assist employees with payroll & labour inquiries and resolve issues in a timely manner in collaboration with payroll providers and internal teams.
  • Design and implement payroll compliance procedures and processes requiring involvement from the People Team and payroll providers.
  • Fuctional Subject Matter expert in Spanish payroll, labour related topics and compliance. Responsible for the performance of Audit/INE related tasks and requirements in collaboration with the relevant Teams.
  • Own the payroll related tasks that form part of the Leavers process (Spain) including the gathering of payment information, cross-departmental collaboration & alignment and verification of the settlement payment.
  • To support the Payroll Team and provide full back-up for the Payroll Manager with the day-to-day tasks related to the smooth running of payroll in multiple countries, with a focus on HR/Compliance/Audit tasks, whilst helping to ensure that employees receive 7* service from their Payroll Team.

What you need:

  • Fluent level of English and Spanish (written and spoken).
  • Regulatory payroll knowledge & proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Payroll Accounting – experience with NetSuite and/or Payroll Accounting highly favourable.
  • Prior experience working with payrolls and payroll providers in various countries
  • Bachelor's Degree is a must and +2 year experience in finance/payroll roles.
  • Knowledge of Spanish and International Labour laws is advantageous, must have the ability to learn quickly and grasp new payroll/financial concepts easily. Critical/analytical thinker.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent team player as well as an innovative and enthusiastic individual looking to make an impact.
  • Meticulous and accurate with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, in both written and spoken English.
  • Growth mindset – adapt to the dynamic nature of a fast-paced business – assist with scalable solutions as we navigate projects across the Controllership team to grow the business and improve our processes.
  • Tech aware – active interest in technology and automation – we constantly strive to improve and automate our policies so that we operate at a world class level

Our Benefits

  • 💰 Competitive compensation, including equity in the company;
  • 🌴 Generous vacation days so you can rest and recharge;
  • 💊 Health perks such as private healthcare or gym allowance, depending on location;
  • 🧩 "Flexible compensation plan" to help you diversify and increase the net salary;
  • 🥳 Unforgettable TravelPerk events, including travel to one of our hubs;
  • 💙 A mental health support tool for your well-being;
  • 📒 Exponential growth opportunities;
  • 🫶 VolunteerPerk - We offer 16 paid hours per year that you can use to give back to society by volunteering for a charity of your choice.
  • 🌎 "Work from anywhere" in the world allowance of 20 working days per year.

How we work

Our Vision is for a world where TravelPerk serves as the platform for human connection in-real-life (IRL). We take an IRL - first approach to work, where our team works together in person 3 days a week. As such, this role requires you to be within commuting distance of our Barcelona hub. We fundamentally believe in the value of meeting in-real-life to improve connectivity, productivity, and creativity and ultimately make us a great place to work.

At TravelPerk, we prioritise experience and potential over academic qualifications for this role. We believe that talent and ability aren't always reflected in formal credentials.

For certain roles, we provide relocation assistance. Please specify your need for this in your application, and we will evaluate the possibility on a case-by-case basis. English is our official office language, so we request that resumes be submitted in English for effective communication.

TravelPerk is a global company with a diverse customer base—and we want to ensure the people behind our product reflect that. We’re an equal opportunity employer, meaning you’re welcome at TravelPerk regardless of your appearance, where you’re from, or anything else that makes you.