Payroll/Finance Assistant

Location Hamburg
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline ERSG
Reference PAYROLLDE01_1633513714

Job Title: Finance/Payroll Assistant

Location: Hamburg, Germany

Days /hours: Full-time, Monday-Friday

Salary: Pro rata - Depending on experience

ersg are currently looking for a Payroll/Finance Assistant to join our Office Operations Manager. This position will provide you with the opportunity to develop core skills and experience in a payroll and operations/central services sector. As a fast-growing company, ersg pride ourselves on supporting staff who demonstrate commitment and initiative to develop their careers with us.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail as well as being fast-learning and motivated. We are looking for someone who takes pride in their work, with excellent organisational skills, willingness to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. Previous experience in an office environment, ideally in a contractor payroll/finance role is preferred, but full training will be provided.

Payroll/Finance Assistant day-to-day duties include:

  • Process timesheets
  • Issue invoices
  • Check all email inboxes (credit control, timesheets, etc.) daily and prioritise To Do's by urgency/importance
  • Weekly reporting
  • Ad hoc support

Skills required:

  • Previous recruitment payroll experience
  • Has worked in a fast-paced environment
  • Good spoken and written communication skills - German and English
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Uses initiative to problem solve
  • Ability to work to deadlines and cope under pressure
  • Proficient with Microsoft packages - especially Excel
  • Experience in Bullhorn, RSM and SAGE preferable but not required

About ersg

Set up in 2008 ersg was one of the first recruiters in providing a workforce solution in energy. Recognised now as a market leader in this field we cover all staffing from design and development to construction, operations & maintenance. ersg works with major international companies through to smaller independent businesses to enable their projects to be facilitated effectively throughout the entire project life cycle.

Headquartered in London we have grown from 5 staff in 2008 to over 130 to date; with offices in Hamburg, Amsterdam, Seattle, Orlando, Boston, Taipei and Tokyo, and entities in Ireland, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, France and Poland.

ersg are an equal opportunities employer; we are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff job applicants. We do not discriminate against staff or applicants on the basis of age, sex, race, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or religious background; all decisions are based on merit.