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Group Payroll Accountant


Nicosia, CY

Based in our office in Nicosia, Cyprus, we are seeking a junior Payroll Accountant to join the Cyprus element of the Global Finance Team. We offer a young, dynamic, and international corporate atmosphere as well as the benefit of customized training adapted to your needs throughout your career.




As a Group Payroll Officer, you will be working with an international portfolio and your role will be to act as a bridge between Finance, HR and the Business. Specifically, your responsibilities will include:


  • Collecting and reviewing payroll data provided by Payroll service providers;
  • Accounting for Payroll costs and other Payroll related accruals such as holidays, benefits, bonuses and social security;
  • Reconciliation of Payroll payments to supporting documentation;
  • Performing periodic variance analysis on HR costs and Headcount, with additional ad hoc analysis;
  • Assisting in Budgeting and Forecasting Headcount as well as associated costs;
  • Assisting in projects to improve the quality of Management Information.




  • You hold a Bachelor degree in Accounting & Finance or Economics;
  • Up to 2 years of experience in Accounting (knowledge of payroll and benefits management would be considered an advantage);
  • IT literate, with excellent knowledge of Excel;
  • Experience with accounting software (Knowledge of SAP will be considered as an advantage);
  • You are fluent in English (knowledge of French, or any other language will be considered an advantage);
  • Focus on risk management and controls;
  • You are trustworthy and discrete;
  • You have the ability to work independently and effectively with a variety of international locations;
  • Attention to detail and associated analytical skills.