Payroll & HR Specialist (F/M)

Saint-Denis (Paris region)
Published on 08/05/2022
On Location

Sportcarriere is assisting On Location in the recruitment of a Payroll & HR Specialist (F/M) on permanent contract.

On Location is a global leader in premium experiential hospitality, offering ticketing, curated guest experiences, live event production and travel management across sports, entertainment, fashion, and culture.

On Location provides unrivalled access for corporate clients and fans looking for official, immersive experiences at marquee events, including the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Super Bowl, NCAA Final Four, New York Fashion Week and more.

An official partner and/or service provider to over 150 iconic rights holders, such as the IOC (Paris 2024, Milano Cortina 2026, LA 2028), NFL, NCAA, UFC and PGA of America, and numerous musical artists and festivals, the company also owns and operates several of its own unique experiences.

On Location is a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global entertainment, sports, and content company.


On Location Paris is searching for an HR & Payroll Specialist, to be based at our office in Paris 2024, Saint Denis. Paris offices oversees mainly all Hospitalities for the Olympics Games in Paris 2024.

Your role will be our HR support in different areas as onboarding, benefits administration, and mostly be our payroll specialist for all local labor administration. You’ll be reporting to our Global Payroll Head and dotted lined to our HR Director based in France.

Functions and responsibilities
  • Manage (collect, insert, check) all payroll information (wages, benefits, deductions, variables, commissions, etc.) monthly into payroll and administrative databases and software programs: Workday, Pegase, for all types of employment contracts ;
  • Manage benefits: medical checks, meal vouchers, healthcare etc ;
  • Manage newcomers on admirative, benefits and payroll issues ;
  • Manage terminations, including provisions ;
  • Manage all employee questions related to payroll, benefits, absences, vacations, and sickness management including monitoring overtime and leave, resolving concerns ;
  • Manage documentation (prepare verify, distribute): pays lips, income states, etc ;
  • Manage payroll, benefits, and other HR vendors: communication, invoices, etc ;
  • Maintain accurate records of payroll documentation and transactions, as well as conduct/ assist audits ;
  • Perform account balance and payroll reconciliations ;
  • Preparing financial and payroll reports for accounting and auditing purposes (liasse fiscale, BDES, NAO etc.) ;
  • Manage a friendly and clear communication and collaboration with employees and managers when explaining payroll items ;
  • Be the expert on our Collective Agreements.
Profile requirements
  • 7 years minimum experience as Payroll Specialist (or equivalent) mandatory, preferably with a background in matrixial international organizations. Experience in Sports, Entertainment or Hospitality business are a plus ;
  • Working knowledge of basic accounting principles ;
  • Experience working with accounting and payroll software such as Workday, ADP/ Pegasus ;
  • Excellent level of excel ;
  • Fluent French and good professional level English mandatory, written & spoken – a key element of this role is partnering with the US and EU ;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, proactive and able to prioritize and remain calm under pressure ;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills ;
  • Detail-oriented.

Contract type : Permanent contract – Full time
Location : Saint-Denis (Paris region)
Starting date : ASAP
Salary : Competitive

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