HR Payroll Specialist, Lepaya

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Google Sheets
Junior and Mid level

3+ days a week in office


Power skill trainings for professionals

Open for applications


Power skill trainings for professionals

201-500 employees


Open for applications

Salary not provided
Google Sheets
Junior and Mid level

3+ days a week in office

201-500 employees


Company mission

To empower professionals worldwide to be more effective in their work and to lead happier lives so that they can ignite businesses.


Who you are

  • We’re looking for a HR Payroll Specialist to join our team, someone who is comfortable with numbers and systems and is eager to make sure our payroll and pension processes run smoothly
  • Completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s program
  • Experience with Finance, HR- & payroll processes
  • Detail oriented and data driven: you’re confident doing data analysis and creating reports, comfortable with Excel/Sheets
  • Administrative work enthusiast and good problem solving, figuring things out
  • Ability to work in ambiguous situations and fast paced environment
  • Passion for people & outstanding communication skills
  • Fluency in Dutch and English, German would be a nice plus

What the job involves

  • This role will give you the opportunity to improve on processes that are crucial to our people and People Operations
  • You will work next to two People Operations Specialists, reporting into the Talent Operations & Performance Lead
  • Manage monthly payroll processes across 6 European countries, ensuring accurate and timely payments to employees while adhering to tax regulations and employment laws
  • Streamline and standardize the payroll processes and select new payroll provider(s)
  • Administer and enhance voluntary pension arrangements, collaborating with external providers to optimize retirement benefits for employees
  • Structure employee benefits offered under the Werk Kosten Regeling (WKR), ensuring compliance with tax regulations and maximizing tax-free benefits for employees
  • Ensure accurate capture of employee data, including cost centers and other relevant attributes, in our HRIS system Personio
  • Align people policies and procedures around compensation and benefits across multiple countries, ensuring consistency and compliance with company standards and local regulations
  • Consistently inform the People Team on changes in payroll regulations, tax laws, and benefits practices across the countries of operation, and proactively recommend adjustments to policies
  • Build a strong cooperation with external partners (payroll providers, BeFrank, Edmond Halley) and internal stakeholders (Finance, analysts, Talent Acquisition, HR BPs, Legal, etc)

Application process

  • Ensuring a smooth and engaging candidate experience is a top priority. We aim to respond to all applications within 5 business days
  • Our hiring process usually takes about 4 weeks to complete, but this may vary depending on the role

Otta's take

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Xav Kearney

CTO of Otta

Lepaya is an edtech company which was established with the belief that the right training at the right time is paramount to making organisations more productive. They provide training via a hybrid learning model, combining bite-sized online content with group sessions led by experienced trainers.

Lepaya combines "hard" skills with "soft" skills, which they call "power skills" training. Lepaya has worked with scale-ups such as Mollie, Picnic and Bynder as well as multinationals such as L’Oréal, Microsoft and KPMG.

The global training and development sector is worth billions. With its 2023 funding boost (the largest annual funding raise in its sector) and 2022 acquisition of UK-based SpeakFirst, Lepaya aims to drive its mission to make fast-growing companies more productive by upskilling their workforce. Lepaya will use the funding and acquisitions to further expand into European markets such as the UK, Germany, and the Nordics.


Many candidates hear
back within 2 weeks

24% employee growth in 12 months


Funding (last 2 of 4 rounds)

Sep 2023



Dec 2021



Total funding: $83.5m

Company benefits

  • Disruptive approach to learning and development
  • Fun international team
  • Inspiring and fast-paced environment
  • Lots of responsibility and opportunities for growth
  • Our work-to-live scheme: unlimited holidays and Friday off every second week

Company values

  • Nimble. In the world of L&D everyone soon finds out that mental flexibility (the physical we leave to you) is essential
  • Delight. Our mission is to make it possible for employees to feel great in the workplace
  • Impact. We work to live, not live to work
  • Excellence

Company HQ

De Weteringschans, Amsterdam, Netherlands


René Janssen

(Managing Director)

They were an Executive Vice President & Deputy Chief People officer at Lazada Group.

Peter Kuperus

(Managing Director)

They've previously worked at TravelBird as a Vice President and Manager. They have also co-found Westwing Home & Living NL.

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