Payroll Lead

Business Area:  Finance

Ballerup, DK

Country:  Denmark
Employment type:  Full-time

Are you a payroll expert? Are you structured and feel energized when supporting your colleagues? Do you thrive in a combination of operational tasks and more development-oriented tasks helping to optimize processes and workflows? Then Ambu might be your next career move.
Ambu develops, manufactures, and sells medical devices. Our ability to identify and develop innovative products is essential for continuous growth within our business areas. To ensure Ambu’s continued success, we are looking for an experienced Payroll Lead to manage all payroll matters for our employees employed in Ambu A/S in our headquarter in Ballerup.  
You will work out of our headquarters in Ballerup, and you will be part of the HQ accounting department that consists of 4 dedicated and professional team members. The accounting department is responsible for accounting activities related to the headquarter and the Nordic Region, such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, fixed assets, VAT etc. You will report to the Finance Manager, HQ & EMEA, Lotte Lund. The accounting department is an integrated part of Global Finance & Accounting.
Solid payroll experience


As our Payroll Lead, your solid experience enables you to ensure all payroll activities run smoothly. You will be responsible for maintaining employee data, processing, booking, and reconciling the monthly payroll for Ambu A/S. In addition to running the payroll process for our Danish employees you will also take ownership of and communicate with external payroll service providers for our employees in Scandinavia.


You will work closely with our HR department who will give input on new contracts, changes, and resignations. You will also be responsible for payroll related accruals, salary input to forecast and budget, documentation to the auditors and handling of ad hoc payroll related tasks. 

As Payroll Lead your responsibilities will include:
•    Process, book and reconcile monthly payroll for Ambu A/S
•    Ensure timely and quality in payroll preparation and calculations
•    Support the organization and answer employee’s questions and concerns regarding payroll
•    Investigate and resolve payroll discrepancies
•    Ensure correct payroll accruals
•    Maintain and update payroll records
•    Manage taxes, social security, and other reporting to Danish and Nordic tax authorities
•    Optimize processes related to payroll and maintain process descriptions
Key competences
Since you will be our self-running payroll guru, it is of course crucial that you take ownership and enjoy creating structure. We also imagine that you are a structured and detail-oriented person, who understand the need for good documentation to ensure compliance with laws, rules, guidelines, processes, and systems. 

You probably have a minimum of 5 years of experience within payroll processes and payroll systems. It is an advantage, if you have experience with Lessor PM, or the ability to learn new systems in a short period of time. You probably have a degree in accounting or a related field, you are a master of Excel, and you enjoy working in an international environment, 
To succeed in this job, it is important that you collaborate with your colleagues and build a good and trustful relationship with your stakeholders. You are eager to learn new things and can adapt to new ways of working quickly, as we continuously mature our processes. This means that you should be curious, ask questions and suggest solutions. 
As a person you enjoy taking initiative, you are ambitious and delivers high quality in your work. You act responsible and meet deadlines, even when busy. You are a team player, have a good sense of humor and a positive approach. 
As Ambu is a global company it is essential that you have excellent English skills and that you have a global mindset in relation to both co-workers and business opportunities.


Ambu – a visionary and international workplace where your efforts matter


Ambu is a company that expands rapidly and has ambitious growth targets. We meet these targets through interdisciplinary teamwork between motivated and highly skilled employees. Your contributions and efforts are crucial to our success and by joining us you will get the opportunity to work in an international head office with an informal working environment. 

We offer a wide range of professional, social, and financial employee benefits along with exciting job challenges and career opportunities contributing to your job satisfaction.


When to apply


As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. If you are ready to apply for the position, please apply as soon as possible. We will invite candidates for interviews on a continuous basis so no need to hesitate. 


For further inquiries please contact, Finance Manager, HQ & EMEA, Lotte Lund at +45 2579 7231


Your application will be treated confidentially.

About Ambu

Ambu has been bringing the solutions of the future to life since 1937. Today, millions of patients and healthcare professionals worldwide depend on the efficiency, safety and performance of our single-use endoscopy, anaesthesia, and patient monitoring solutions. We continuously look to the future with a commitment to deliver innovative quality products that have a positive impact on patient care and the work of healthcare professionals. Headquartered near Copenhagen in Denmark, Ambu employs approximately 4,500 people in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific.

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