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Payroll & Benefits Specialist

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JobReq ID:  51283
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time
Location: 

Zaventem, BE

OUR COMPANY

Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play.

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.

You can learn more about our Group at https://bridgestone-emia.com/

In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

Payroll & Benefits Specialist

 

Job purpose

 

The People Solutions team in the Benelux is responsible for a broad range of HR activities with regards to payroll, Benefits and HR administration.HR Administration, Benefits and Payroll. We serve about 500 employees in our different locations: the EMIA headquarters in Zaventem, the Benelux Sales force, the Manufacturing site in Lanklaar and the Logistics Warehouse in Zeebrugge and Distribution Center in Borne, Netherlands.

As Payroll & Benefits Specialist you would be supporting HR Business Partners, Managers and Employees regarding payroll and benefits in our different locations. The population covers mostly white collar employees, but also support to blue collar workers population is required. 

As our HR processes, tools and services are constantly evolving, you take on an active role in different HR related projects  and provide your invaluable input to improve our administrative and payroll processes. You actively research all payroll and benefits related legislation in order to ensure compliance with legislation and introduce improvements where possible.

Together with the support of the Payroll & HR Administrator, you are the first line of contact for employees for questions related to payroll, benefits and social legislation, and play an active role in the onboarding process of newcomers.

You will play a role in diverse Benefits-related projects. You coordinate the annual bonus optimization (warrants-Fund Option Plan) process; Furthermore you actively support the Rewards Team on the annual merit review, the annual incentive process and the Sales Incentive Program;

 

 Experience

 

  • 3-5 years Payroll experience desirable
  • A strong experience in social legislation within the Benelux; Dutch knowledge desirable or willing to learn
  • interest in continuous improvement projects for payroll

 

Required capabilities

 

Technical skills

  • Proficiency in Excel is a must
  • Knowledge of SAP is key
  • Experience with SuccessFactors Employee Central would be a plus (SAP SuccessFactors is our HRIS)
  • Financial acumen, previous experience including payroll accounting is highly desirable
  • Proven track record in payroll reporting
  • Strong analytical skills

 

Soft skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively across teams and vendors
  • High-level customer service skills including outstanding interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with team, internal partners, stakeholders, and vendors to deliver high quality service
  • Possess initiative & drive, with a strong desire to continuously improve processes & deliver against agreed objectives/ service levels and high on customer obsession

 

Disclaimer

Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMEA’s values at the highest level.  This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live.  Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organisation, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business.  We recognise that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success.   

MORE INFORMATION

All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

DISCLAIMER

Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMEA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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