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Human Resources Payroll Specialist - Temporary - 25808

Location: FRANKFURT, HE, Germany
Posting Start Date: Mar 29, 2021
Posting End Date: Apr 30, 2021


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
This position will act as the responsible payroll specialist for all payroll related matters in Germany, Switzerland and Australia and report to the HR Manager in Frankfurt, Germany. 
  • Preparation of payroll input for external payroll provider for Germany, Switzerland and Australia 
  • Main contact for external payroll providers in Germany, Switzerland and Australia 
  • Co-operation and Communication with social security organisations 
  • Support the HR Team in administrative issues related to payroll  
  • Prepare relevant payroll reports for Finance departments in London and Headquarter and deal with appropriate correspondence 
  • Liaise with company Auditors and external Auditors 
  • Handle all retiree related issues e.g. sending yearly pension information and issues certificates for German tax authorities, obtain and send life certificates to pension fund for each AC/CP retiree in co-operation with HR administrator
  • Support payroll related projects 
  • Other HR duties or projects if required.


  • Apprenticeship in the field of payroll accounting or comparable apprenticeship
  • Minimum 5 years´ experience in the field of payroll accounting in Germany  
  • Experience with ADP is an asset 
  • Very good knowledge of HR practices and processes
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong sense of respect for confidentiality
  • Able to work under pressure, unsupervised and use own initiative
  • Strong knowledge of Word, Powerpoint and Excel



Linguistic Requirements

Fluent in German and English, French is an asset 

Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.