Senior Payroll Specialist
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

501-1,000 employees

Global employee management platform
Company Overview
Oyster's mission is to make it easier than ever for growing companies to hire, pay, and take care of brilliant employees—wherever they are in the world.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 5+ years of France payroll experience and knowledge that will include, but is not limited to:
  • Knowledge of federal payroll regulations and guidelines
  • Country-specific taxation and compliance (eg. with regards to taxation of benefits, expenses, income taxes, etc,)
  • Country-specific regulatory payroll filing requirements
  • Country-specific payroll nuances
  • Experience/understanding of the laws and legislation in France, specifically around income taxation, various tax rates, benefits, expenses
  • Gross-to-net reports
  • Payroll control summaries
  • Employer cost summaries by payroll component
  • Payslips/Tax Declarations
  • Payment files
  • Experience of reconciling, at high volumes, the key payroll reports stated above
  • The ability to manipulate and analyze data rapidly whilst maintaining the quality and integrity of data
  • Confidence utilizing data tools such as Excel and Google Sheets and basic data transformation applications such as Power Pivot
  • Confidence with excel formulas, such as INDEX MATCH, VLOOKUPS, PIVOT TABLE
  • The ability to transform various software output reports into uniform template files (eg. csv files)
  • Facilitation of payroll input data to and from third party vendors
  • Management and organization of payroll changes and cutoff controls
  • Improvement in third party vendor management
  • Proven experience working cross-functionally with Finance, Accounting and Treasury departments
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, vendors, and team members
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to develop and maintain an organized structure
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a distributed environment where adaptability is imperative
  • Accurate with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • A reliable home internet connection (or be able to get one)
  • Fluent English & French - required
  • Maintain professional knowledge of all French payroll legislative changes
  • Process payroll for all internal/external French employees, ensuring accuracy and compliance with all federal and provincial regulations
  • Calculate and process deductions, such as taxes, benefits, and garnishments
  • Review and reconcile payroll data, including employee salaries, vacation pay, and overtime
  • Work closely with HRBP team members to manage enhancements to processes and legislation
  • Respond to employee inquiries related to payroll, benefits, and deductions
  • Receive approval from upper management for payments/off-cycles when needed
  • Maintain accurate payroll records and ensure timely reporting to government agencies
  • Formatting of payroll file upload to NetSuite
  • Creating/maintaining payroll processes and procedures
  • Ensure 100% of team members are paid timely
  • Conducting pre-payroll audits and checks
  • Assist with special payroll projects and initiatives as assigned
Desired Qualifications
  • [] Alteryx & NetSuite experience
  • [] Experience with payroll operations in other countries