Purpose of the role: 

Crisis Group is looking for an international payroll specialist who will be responsible for the correct and timely coordination of a range of international payroll related duties and who will be part of our HR team. We are looking for a hands-on, meticulous person who is keen to join an international team with HR colleagues based in the US, Kenya and Belgium. We are open for candidates to be based in New York, Washington DC, Brussels, London, Nairobi, Istanbul or Bogota with flexibility to work remotely.


Specific responsibilities:

  • Administers regular payrolls for US, UK, Belgium and international field locations; liaises relevant colleagues and employers of record for local payroll administration; liaises with accountants and tax advisors in order to withhold and remit taxes accordingly; provides Crisis Group's Finance department with payroll register for processing and reconciliation;

  • Maintains and updates employee data/records in our HR management software;

  • Manages vendor relationships including payroll related billing, correcting discrepancies and processing timely payments;

  • Any other HR related duties as assigned.

Requirements include:

  • At least 3 year of experience administering payroll required; knowledge of international tax laws and regulations strongly preferred;

  • Experience with HRIS data management required;

  • Excellent customer services and communication skills in English; knowledge of French is preferred;

  • Fine attention to detail, cultural sensitivity, and ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion.

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and the application may close as soon as we identify a suitable candidate.

Please apply directly via Crisis Group's careers site

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