Payroll Specialist

Hi there, potential colleague! Join us in our mission to become a driver of positive change in the eyewear industry.

Get ready to make a real impact in a certified B Corp as our new Payroll Specialist by helping 700+ employees (and counting) from 10 countries in Europe getting paid each month. 

Depending on your profile you'll focus on one of our key markets (Netherlands, Belgium, UK, Germany) and manage the payroll processes for a few of our emerging markets (Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, Ireland).

This role is full time, immediately available at our headquarters office in Amsterdam and reports directly to our Payroll Manager.

You'll be...

  • Fully responsible for a selection of payrolls
  • Processing the monthly changes from HR, preparing the input for our payroll partners and checking the output
  • Guarding the payroll calendar and making sure to collect all input on time (e.g. worked hours from stores)
  • Analysing and understanding the monthly changes in the payroll output
  • Validating the monthly payroll output before the payments go to Finance
  • Completing payroll closing process, reconciliations, journal creation...
  • The point of contact for employees and (store) managers regarding all payroll related questions
  • Supporting with administrative processing of pensions, letters from (tax) authorities and other employee regulations
  • Checking local payroll legislation and collective labour agreements to ensure we are compliant
  • Assisting in resolving payroll and payment-related issues in a timely manner
  • Contributing to the implementation of a new workforce management tool


  • Have a degree in HR, Finance, or equivalent professional experience in a payroll processing role - A degree in payroll services (PDL) is a plus
  • Have 1-4 years experience in an administrative payroll position, preferably in an international environment
  • Have very strong Excel skills
  • Pay attention to detail & have a problem-solving mindset while thinking outside the box
  • Have affinity with the scale-up culture and comfortable in a fast changing environment

What's in it for you...

  • Being part of a young and very ambitious team
  • A flexible hybrid work environment (minimum two days per week at the office)
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Unlimited access to mental health support
  • 25 holidays per year (based on full time) plus additional tenure based days
  • Travel reimbursement if you live more than 10kms from our HQ
  • Company pension plan
  • The chance to be involved with every aspect of a rapidly growing company
  • Daily nutritious lunch!
  • Participation in events planned by our CultureClub (e.g. Borrel XXL, &talks, holiday gifting, ...)
  • Continuous updates of your eyewear collection! 


Jeez, that was a lot. Still with us? If you are, and you’re thinking that you might fit this profile, please apply via the form below. We’d love to hear from you! 

Excited, but in need of a bit more information? We are more than happy to welcome you here at our office (or somewhere else) for an introductory coffee. 

Ace & Tate is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment for all current and potential employees.