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Primary Location: 

Germany - Hamburg, DE

Function:  Human Resources
Job Category:  Other

Payroll Administrator (m/f/d)


Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a Smart Marine Ecosystem. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians – deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping.


For our HR Department at Wärtsilä SAM Electronics in Hamburg, Behringstraße we are looking for an


Payroll Administrator 

in Part-Time for 25h per week.



In this role you are responsible for:


  • Personnel processing in the following task categories using the existing personnel software, the completion of which is partly predefined:
    • Maintenance of the relevant data regarding master data, Personnel measures and all organizational changes that are required as well as all accounting data including the necessary calculations
    • Creation of evaluations / reports (e.g. monthly / quarterly reports)
    • Issuing of certificates
    • Deadline and deadline tracking (ongoing)
  • Payroll accounting:
    • Preparatory measures (importing files, etc.)
    • Execute settlement run including checking and, if necessary, corrective actions
    • Subsequent activities: creation of posting file, remuneration statements, income tax registration, social security notifications, etc.
  • Year-end closing activities:
    • Reconciliation and creation of new tax rates, vacation quotas, etc.
    • Evaluations and statistics (trade association, disabled employees, earnings surveys)
    • Provision of the necessary data / information for accruals (vacation, bonus, litigation risks, settlements, etc.



Your requirements are:


  • Completed training in a commercial profession with a focus on Human Resources as well as further training/qualification as a certified Personnel Specialist
  • Several years of relevant experience in payroll accounting
  • Very good knowledge in the application of SAP-HCM
  • Good knowledge of MS-Office 365, especially MS-Excel
  • Very good English language skills in spoken and written


We are looking forward to receiving your application through our careers portal and aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


Last application date: 18/12/2020

This is Wärtsilä


Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com