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Payroll Reporting and Project Analyst

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Date: Apr 21, 2021

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Job Purpose

In this role you will be part of the Dutch Payroll and Reporting team based in Amsterdam. The team’s responsibility is to process a solid payroll every month and provide key figures to all stakeholders within our organization. In order to do so, integrations need to be monitored, all processes need to be executed in an excellent way and data needs to be controlled properly. That’s where you step in.

Together with your direct colleague you will support the three Payroll colleagues in their work by providing them with relevant reports and analysis, ensuring the data between the different systems reconcile and has a good quality and monitor the data flowing into the payroll system via integrations with other systems. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Work closely with the Workforce Admin and the Process and System colleagues in Warsaw to investigate and solve data quality issues.
  • Work closely with the Payroll team to support each other in reaching your goals.
  • Participate in projects with multidisciplinary teams to drive quality improvements.
  • Provide solid reports based on Payroll and other data sources to our stakeholder, both on regular base as ad hoc.
  • Support your manager and the Payroll Team Lead with meaningful preparing overviews and analysis 
  • Participate in automation projects.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or proven working and thinking level
  • Relevant working experience
  • Experienced in working with high volumes of data and keeping the analytical overview
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office (especially Excel) is a must, knowledge of BI tools a plus.
  • Knowledge of HR and Payroll processes is a plus
  • Experience in multinational and cross-cultural teams
  • Good verbal and written expression in both Dutch and English is a must


  • Very good analytic skills and accurate working methods
  • Proactive and positive attitude 
  • Eager to learn new things and the ability to learn quickly.
  • Service and result focused mindset
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced, complex environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Be a team player with a high level of flexibility


Become part of an outstanding company


AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands. You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability. At a personal level you will also benefit from:

  • A competitive salary with an above average number of annual holidays;
  • Participation in the AkzoNobel pension plan; 
  • Travel expenses to and from work
  • Opportunities for education that will help you to grow beyond this role
  • Laptop


Application details:


We welcome your online application via www.akzonobel.com/careers. Only online applications including resume and cover letter will be considered. If applicable, is essential that you have a visa that allows you to work in the Netherlands. If you have any questions, please contact Jeroen Sevenstern, Talent Acquisition Partner, +31 6 517 06 499. Or send an email to TalentResourcing.NL@akzonobel.com.


The recruitment process includes a selection of the best applications received through the system, interview rounds and further steps. An online assessment might be part of the selection process. 

An employment screening may be part of the selection process. 




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 10339