Our recruitment specialists match experienced payroll executives with prestigious international jobs in some of the world’s leading companies. If you have ambitions of progressing your payroll career internationally, Portfolio are the recruitment company to speak to.
When aspiring jobseekers come to us, we use our industry connections to secure interview opportunities with respected international companies and ensure they have the opportunity to take their career to the next level.
Have a look at our latest jobs or continue reading for some guidance on the attributes we look for during the recruitment process.
What does the job entail?
International payroll jobs are varied. However, generally speaking, the job involves ensuring members of staff or clients are paid accurately and on time.
Whether the role is in house or involves completing payroll tasks on behalf of clients, the service must always be of the highest possible standard and in line with ever-changing global payroll legislation.
What experience do you need?
Accuracy and efficiency is a must. To be seriously considered for the role you will need to demonstrate that you have what it takes to walk into the job with confidence and use your expertise to not only continue with ongoing payroll practices, but to also refine existing protocols.
Generally, international payroll jobs are of an executive or managerial level, so you must be able to show us examples where you have successfully managed a team, while your people management skills must be flawless.
- CIPP or equivalent qualification is preferred.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Excellent command of written communications.
- Evidence of problem solving abilities and decision making.
As you will be working as part of a complex network of managers and global outsourcing managers, it’s vital that you’re confident liaising with these people and are able to develop and maintain relationships with them.
From holding meetings with clients and reviewing annual projects, to signing off new payroll initiatives, no two days will be the same. Ad hoc tasks and special assignments set to strict deadlines will be the norm, while additional jobs may include the recruitment and development of new or junior employees.
Go international with Portfolio
Of course, you’ll need to provide us with documentation, such as a CV and covering letter, that display your credentials if you expect to be considered for the international job you have ambitions of moving into.
If you can’t see a role you’d like to apply for in our current vacancies, simply get in touch with our executive recruitment team who will talk with you about your experience and ambition, before getting you an interview in a company that is perfect for you.