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Payroll Specialist

On-site
  • Alphen aan den Rijn, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Human resources

Job description

Why Sakura?

When it comes to diagnosing cancer, there’s no time to waste!

At Sakura, we’re driven by our desire to advance cancer diagnosis through fully automated anatomic pathology and by providing our partners & patients with best-in-class innovations, quality and customer care.

What we do:

We empower pathology professionals all over the world by providing integrated solutions to deliver accurate & fast diagnoses of cancer, to optimize treatment success for each life we touch!


The opportunity:

We're seeking an experienced payroll specialist/ Salarisadminstrateur who will provide, manage and coordinate the payroll and expense reports for our Dutch payroll & payroll for 13 countries in Europe.

You liaise between HR, employees, managers and other internal stakeholders as well as the external payroll providers. You will report directly to the HR Director.

Key responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the maintenance and preparation of the payroll for our  Dutch & international offices: The employment mutations are provided by HR and by the employees.
  • Coordinate and finalize payrolls for payment approvals with the support of the payroll provider.
  • Ensure efficient and high-quality execution of payroll processes & meet the deadlines.
  • Ensure compliance of all statutory payroll related, tax filings and payments are made.
  • Prepare monthly payroll reconciliations.
  • Attend to payroll specific queries from HR, employees and other stakeholders.
  • Safeguard payroll procedures & internal controls and support requests from external auditors.
  • Perform month-end and year-end closing activities including calculation of payroll accruals (vacation allowance & days, pension).
  • Develop ad hoc reports as needed.
  • Undertake any ad hoc projects as required.

Job requirements

We perfectly match if

you have

  • a certificate of Payroll administration (PDL).
  • + 2 years working experience with Payroll Administration.
  • international payroll experience or willing to learn it.

and you

  • have a good command of English & Dutch.
  • have a good communication & ERP skills including Microsoft Office.
  • are self-organised, structured and independent.
  • have a pragmatic can-do attitude.


We offer you:

  • A competitive salary.
  • 8% holiday allowance & 29 paid holidays (full-time based) to recharge your batteries.
  • Annual bonus of max. 8%.
  • Fully paid pension plan (according to the Dutch law).
  • Laptop.
  • Birthday gift & a gym discount to stay fit.
  • A Good work-life balance & hybrid working option.
  • A lease plan for an ergonomic home workplace.
  • a daily freshly prepared lunch: we eat all together at 12h30!

And last but not least, a great job opportunity where you have full ownership of your work, recognition of your achievements and professional development opportunities.


The invitation:

Our culture is friendly and open. We believe that the development of our people enables the company's growth.

By joining us, you will be part of:

  • An inspiring community with a mission that matters! ''advancing cancer diagnostics''.
  • Our International organization who's leaded by a supportive & inspiring management.
  • A financial healthy & privately owned company.


To learn more about Sakura, please visit our career page & follow us on LinkedIn.


*Acquisition in response to our job postings is not appreciated. This means that we think we can find a suitable colleague on our own.

*Please note that we don't offer sponsorship visa. Only candidates with valid EU work visa will be considered.

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