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Payroll Country Owner LU

Job category:  Operations
Work location:  Location Flexible
Office location: 

Brussels (BRU1), LU

Contract type:  Permanent
Job type:  Employee


Payroll Country Owner LU 

Virtual, permanent


The role

The Payroll Country owner (PCO) is responsible to define the local payroll country set up of Alight Pay and the ongoing maintenance and health of the country solution. The Payroll Country Owner (PCO) will provide expertise and outputs to deliver compliant country payroll calculations and legal compliance into the core pay engine and to maintain the Country standard ongoing.  


Our story

At Alight, we believe a company’s success starts with its people. It’s why we’re so driven to connect passion with purpose. Our team’s expertise in human insights and cloud technology, allows companies and employees around the world to transform and thrive.

With a competitive total rewards package, continuing education and training and tremendous potential with a growing global organization, Alight is the perfect place to put your passion to work.



  • Owns the payroll solution for the country  
  • Key point of contact for sales when a person is required to represent our payroll solution for that country  
  • Monitor regulatory environment and ensure changes are understood, planned and incorporated into the Country payroll standards and workbooks 
  • Maintain the process documentation for country standard processing 
  • Maintain all the Country Standard workbooks and documentation that states what is included in the standard deployment for the country in line with country legislative changes 
  • Maintain the list of standard reports and samples 
  • Maintain the forms documentation which states what is included in the standard deployment for the country  
  • Support Country Payroll Teams in running payroll and providing tier 1 support and triage for all technical questions and problems  
  • Managing and maintaining clear and informative communications to internal teams to support the efficient processing of Payrolls and Systems.  
  • Work with relevant teams across Alight to ensure changes to the technical environment are understood, tested and that all documentation is updated to reflect those changes  


Experience and skills

  • Business analysis experience  
  • A solutions-based thinker with a natural inquisitive mind  
  • A natural problem solver, with a can-do attitude  
  • Excellent attention to detail and high level of accuracy  
  • Payroll Expert in country legislation 
  • Advanced Excel expertise 


  • BA/BS in a business-related field such as Accounting, Human Resources, Payroll, or equivalent experience 
  • 5-8 years relevant experience administering Payroll  
  • Expert knowledge on payroll processes, practices and country legislation 
  • Solid working knowledge of other payroll engines  


  • HRIS knowledge: Workday, SAP, or PeopleSoft knowledge preferred 
  • Payroll certifications 
  • Experience managing projects 


Join our team. Because transformation takes a workforce. Learn more at careers.alight.com.


Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Alight believes diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. And we’re committed to enabling an inclusive culture of belonging that engages all colleagues and grows the diversity of our talent to proudly represent the clients and communities we serve.

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