Payroll Manager ITA-ESP

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia
Contract type
Start date
Wage (gross)
4 200 EUR/monthbased on candidate experience

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Amazon is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic candidate to join the fast paced world of European Financial Operations. We’re not an average retailer and this is definitely not your average finance position. We’ll give you the opportunity to really make a difference to our business by working on and initiating projects in a fast-paced environment and ultimately delivering results.

It is critical to Amazon’s ongoing success that we provide the highest service to our employees. Our mission statement is: “Pay Employees accurately and on time with the highest level of controllership and compliance, at the lowest cost to Amazon” If you are motivated to dive into the detail and take ownership as well as motivate and lead remote teams of focused analysts, we have the career you’re looking for!

About us
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. We treat every day like day one. A day to bring in fresh ideas. A day to challenge convention. A day to make more good things happen for our customers. It’s that kind of entrepreneurial spirit that will drive our success now, and reinforce our reputation for great service for years to come. You could be part of it. It’s as simple as this: Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

About the role
The successful candidate will manage the payroll activities and be based in Bratislava. Next to the local payroll activities there are opportunities to manage other countries, which are processed out of our Shared Service Center in Bratislava. The key component of the role is to pay our employees correctly and on time with the focus on process improvement, consistency and documentation. We are looking for a strong leader with excellent communication skills. The role is a fantastic opportunity for a payroll manager who wants to make a difference within our company, who wants to raise the bar for the payroll team, be the spider in the web and set the team up for success.

Other areas of opportunities: international projects, Six Sigma (Greenbelt and Kaizen) and new country implementations

This is a high profile area within Amazon and requires a manager with the ability to improve our customer experience.

Base pay for this position starts from EUR 4.200 gross per month and salary depends on the skills and requirements, there will be further pay components such as a sign on bonus and the eligibility to participate in a restricted stock unit scheme operated independently by Inc. in USA. Company benefits apply subject to further terms, including annual membership in medical clinic, life insurance, retirement pension, meal voucher card, career development.

Expected date of completion of the selection process

31 January 2021 (there are still 4 more days)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1) and Italian - Advanced (C1) and Spanish - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Managing people - advanced
Payroll accounting - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

Basic qualifications:
- A minimum of 5+ years’ experience managing people in Payroll/Finance sector
- Managing payroll team would be the advantage
- Experience with working in a remote environment
- Build, inspire and motivate the teams to raise the bar
- Able to implement and execute the defined payroll strategy
- English language on advanced level + any other EU language
- Strong communication skills
- Able to meet tight deadlines
- Strong analytical and statistical skills
- Deep controllership / statutory compliance knowledge (tax, labor code, social security, garnishments, pension, benefits, terminations)
- Ability to deal with ambiguity and competing objectives in a fast-paced environment
- Proficient in obtaining, organizing, and analyzing data to make fact-based decisions and drive

Preferred qualifications:
MS Office knowledge - especially advanced MS Access and MS Excel Office (VBA, macros)
Other language skill is advantage (Arabic, Czech, Italian, French, German, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish)
Able to work in a mixed collective bargaining agreement environment
Used to work in a metrics driven organization
Experience working with SOX compliance
Ensure compliance with local legislation, tax and social security laws
Liaise with key stakeholders for procedural changes
Maintaining and influencing the relationships with key internal and external partners
High sense of controllership
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations


Brief description of the company

At, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on the Earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and result driven people.

Amazon opened a center in Slovakia in 2011 creating over 1000 new jobs till today. The new center is operated by Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o. and is located at
Twin City Tower( Mlynské Nivy 10). Currently there are divisions like Vendor Contact Management, Financial Operations, Payroll, Listing Specialists, Catalog, Amazon Media Group, Mass Vendor Recruitment and more. We even have virtual roles with possibility to work from home.

All open positions together with a job description and contact details can be found on

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.
Mlynské Nivy 10
82109 Bratislava-Staré Mesto


Kontaktní osoba: Alexandra Barokova
E-mail: poslat životopis
ID: 4018177  Datum zveřejnění: 8.1.2021  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 4 200 EUR/month