Nike Payroll Manager in Hilversum, Netherlands

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For our European Headquarters, near Amsterdam, we are looking for a Payroll Operations Manager to be part of our payroll team dedicated to Nike Western Europe & Central Eastern Europe as well as our Affiliate brands. As the Nike Western Europe & Central Eastern Europe as well as our Affiliate brands.

Payroll Operations Manager, you will manage day-to-day payroll operations for our employees for assigned territories according to a global and regional standards, including implementing continuous improvements to service, efficacy, and efficiency. Being able to pay our employees, while complying with external regulations and internal policies is extremely important to our regional and global payroll functional evolution. You’ll support the regional and global payroll leaders as well as HR, Finance, Tax and Legal teams to monitor performance of regionalized countries and implement new pay solutions across Europe and support the integration of each country into the HR centralized service delivery model and support local delivery services where applicable.


  • Ensure pay and corresponding tax and accounting reports are delivered compliantly and on time using multiple pay delivery methods centralized and locally.

  • Support territory specialists executing European payrolls and facilitate technical and management support as needed;

  • Responsible for data collection and time management administration management by ensuring operational controls are executed and approved;

  • Effective CRM queue management practices are adhered to. Accurate documentation of call inquiry and resolution using case management tools;

  • Maintain tasks statistics with accuracy to ensure credible metrics are reported;

  • Ensure data quality and compliance among systems;

  • Responsible for knowledge transfer among functional teams, coordinating best practice sharing across territories;

  • Complete special projects as assigned;

  • Participate in requirements gathering and testing activities for Global PAY/TIME projects and integration into the HR Operations operating model consistently.


  • Bachelor/Master degree in HR, Finance, Business, or related field required, or equivalent experience.

  • Management experience is required (1- 3 years)

  • Customer service orientation is required.

  • You need to have a solid experience of payroll processing using in-house payroll or related systems (3-5 years).

  • Technical skills: Proficiency using MS Excel or Access to mine large data volumes. SAP and eTime experience preferred.

  • You must have strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing, in order to convey messages to different levels of the organization.

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to details are crucial.

  • Fluency in English, written and verbal, is required. The knowledge of another European language will be a plus.

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: 00323959

Location: Netherlands-North Holland-Hilversum

Job Category: Corporate Services, Human Resources