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Payroll Specialist, Dutch Speaker

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

Brussels (BRU1), BE

Contract type:  Permanent
Job type:  Employee


Payroll Specialist Netherlands



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.



Responsible for supporting the operational teams to ensure they are skilled and knowledgeable in meeting our client(s) deadlines, whilst also working with Management to provide the best service to our clients by delivering their functional and technical expertise support a selection of clients.



  • Support Managers with client engagement ensuring all information is accurate and provided on time
  • Provide support and guidance for all implementations and go lives
  • Provide daily functional support to the teams, to support the successful delivery of payrolls
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the Client Solution workbook
  • Responsible for the updating, maintaining and enforcing of the Defined Work Instructions (DWIs)and other process documentation
  • Ensure and Sign Off System Maintenance Testing
  • Support the review of the Statement of Works before its shared with the Client to ensure its fit for purpose
  • Responsible for the resolution of Technical/Functional issues escalated from the team and ensuring all system issues/defects are reported correctly and tickets are logged with the necessary details and evidences so Application Services and/or Products can investigate
  • Working with Operational Management, Transformation and Products to implement automation, innovation and any continuous improvement programmes
  • Responsible for the management of the legislation roadmap and ensuring the team are upskilled in upcoming changes and processes are updated where needed
  • Support Year End
  • Ability to recognize and deal appropriately with sensitive and confidential information
  • Proactively identify upsell opportunities
  • Support Management with the resolution of client escalations, along with lessons learnt
  • Upskill and develop team members through training delivery and coaching to enable them to fulfil their role


Experience and Skills

  • Strong knowledge of the various inputs and outputs such as third party interfaces, timekeeping, tax filing/compliance, benefits and other key areas that integrate with payroll
  • Ability to identify and mitigate risks
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office tools such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Flexibility to support a global and fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English and Dutch
  • Self-motivated and a willingness to learn
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment, as well as independently while adhering to processes and procedures



  • BA/BS in a business-related field such as Accounting, Human Resources, Business Administration, or equivalent combination of education & experience
  • 3-4 years relevant experience administering Payroll in an HR consulting, HR Outsourcing or Corporate environment
  • Expert knowledge on payroll processes, practices and associated legislation



  • Experience working with HR and payroll data  

  • HRIS knowledge: Workday, SAP, or PeopleSoft knowledge preferred

  • Payroll certifications


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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