Payroll Specialist

Title: Payroll Specialist

Location:Drama, Greece


Arivia S.A., owner of the brand Violife, member of Upfield, is the world’s leading vegan cheese company and a leading proprietor of plant-based dairy and dairy free products, exporting in 60+ countries worldwide.


Do you want to be part of a fast-growing company? Do you share our deep belief that plant-based nutrition is the future?  Do you potentially see this vacancy as an opportunity to develop your career within a global leading organization?


About the Role! 


We are looking for a Payroll Administrator to support our Human Resources Department with a variety of day-to-day operational duties. You will act as the first point of contact for payroll and benefits queries from employees, ensuring smooth communication and prompt resolution. Our ideal candidate is experienced in HR Operations, payroll and benefits, is organized and can juggle various administrative tasks in a timely manner. This role is a great opportunity for you to learn and evolve. You will receive mentorship, guidance and support and you will be expected to contribute to the company's top priorities.


Main Responsibilities: 


  • Support the payroll team creating a seamless payroll procedure. (Full cycle payroll process)
  • Support hiring/termination process and prepares necessary forms
  • Enter data into payroll and administrative databases and software programs
  • Compensation and Benefit savvy, creating the best employee reward experience, benefit wise.
  • Ensure calculations and filings are in full compliance with laws and payroll/HR standards
  • Administer employee benefits (private medical insurance plan, vouchers, mobile phones)
  • Safeguard compliance with the Local Employment Law (on Payroll) and internal policies


Minimum requirements:

  • University degree in Business-related field or equivalent (Accounting, Business Administration, Finance)
  • A post-graduate qualification (i.e., MSc in HR, MBA) will be considered an asset.
  • Proven Experience min. two (2) years in supporting the payroll of companies with more than 250 employees
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (both in Greek and English language).
  • Highly Proficient in Microsoft Suite and payroll systems (Pylon)
  • High-level knowledge of labour and social security law
  • Knowledge and experience to the information system of the Hellenic Ministry of labor (ERGANI)


About you! 

You are perfect match for this role if you are:

  • a “Payroll pioneer” with proven experience, especially with different department employees
  • a Meticulous personality with attention to detail, being able to manage and prioritize the workload?
  • Have Good sense of responsibility & commitment to confidentiality
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and be resourceful in making them happen
  • Have Effective communication and rapport building skills
  • Passionate for high work ethic


You will have to enjoy working in a high demanding/high growth business environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact.  You will have to deliver on the commitments you make.  We will give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career.   At Arivia, we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and will to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to fulfil. 


We Offer! 

  • Competitive remuneration package (including attractive salary, bonus and medical scheme)    
  • Multicultural, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment
  • Great atmosphere in a team of ‘best in business’ professionals   


If you want to make an impact where it matters, apply now! 

All applications are considered strictly confidential and will be replied.


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