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Senior Payroll Specialist

It's not about cars. It's about people.

Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow together with talented people who want to make a true difference.


What’s in it for you?
At People Experience (Human Resources), you are part of a global team with the task to make Volvo Car Group the employer of choice. You and your team handle the most precious resource for the success of the company – our employees. Our mission is to attract, recruit, develop, engage and retain the people that build the future for Volvo Car Group. Are you passionate about people and want to reach your personal goals together with other people? People Experience is the place for you to prosper.


As Senior Payroll Specialist, you will work within the Payroll group. We are responsible for delivering the correct salary to all employees in Sweden at the right time and supports the customer in all wage-related issues. Our customers are for examples Volvo Car Group Torslanda, Volvo Body Components Olofström, Volvo Car Engine Skövde, Polestar, Volvo Bil and Retail Solution. We are also the center of expertise in time and wage related issues to our customers. We are in the middle of an exciting journey striving towards becoming digital and working as a high-performance team. We are looking to strengthen our team with a competence that want´s to develop with us.


What you will do
As part of the payroll team at one of the most respected and recognizable car brands in the world, you will have the opportunity to work with continuous improvements, in a truly dynamic environment.

In this roll, you ensure that Volvo Cars follows the organization Laws and agreement related to Salary and critically examine incoming document as well as performing established controls. You will be a part of the center of expertise in wage-related issues.


Besides the scope of work mention above, you will also:

  • Record and archive personnel and salary changes in our personnel system
  • Support system responsible with user acceptance tests
  • Lead the investigation of individual cases / inquiries from the authorities and organizations such as the Social Insurance Agency, the Swedish Tax Agency and the Swedish Enforcement Authority.
  • Lead, develop and coordinate the process-related issues across business areas.
  • Handle queries and support to our employees & managers via phone regarding payroll


Do you fit the profile?
We believe you have a university degree or other education within Payroll administration. In your professional life, you have obtained excellent computer skills in MS office (esp. Excel) with respect to Pivot Table, V-Lock Up. You have several years of experience within payroll administration and it’s highly meritorious if you previously acquired experience within costumer support.


Besides above, we think it’s meritorious if you have system knowledge of the systems SAP and Aditro L and Tidinfo.  


Who are you?
On a personal level, we are looking for a team player with the ability to think and work in process flow. You communicate and collaborate well with colleagues as well as customers and find it rewarding to take initiative and takes on a challenge confidently and with a great amount of integrity.


You are service minded, focused on getting things done and have the ability to constantly drive results, even in tough circumstances. You enjoy identifying improvement areas and you meet deadlines and are fine to work under time pressure from time to time.


Last but not the least, we are looking for someone who – on a personal level – shares our values. Being enthusiastic, curious, collaborative and with a positive mindset.


How to learn more and apply

Welcome with your application, by submitting your resume and cover letter in English via our recruiting system SuccessFactors. We Recruit continuously and therefore want your application as soon as possible, but no later than February 16th. Please note that we do not accept applications through email.


For questions about the position please contact Manager Payroll, Lina Johansson at lina.l.johansson@volvocars.com.


For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter David Thalin at david.thalin@volvocars.com.



Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  34928

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