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Payroll Risk & Compliance Expert - Netherlands



Accounting & Finance, Legal
Netherlands · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

About Remote

Remote is solving global remote organizations’ biggest challenge: employing anyone anywhere compliantly. We make it possible for businesses big and small to employ a global team by handling global payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance. Check out to learn more or if you’re interested in adding to the mission, scroll down to apply now.

Please take a look at to learn more about our culture and what it is like to work here. Not only do we encourage folks from all ethnic groups, genders, sexuality, age and abilities to apply, but we prioritize a sense of belonging. You can check out independent reviews by other candidates on Glassdoor or look up the results of our candidate surveys to see how others feel about working and interviewing here.

All of our positions are fully remote. You do not have to relocate to join us!

What this job can offer you

  • Help build and maintain the future of payroll with Remote Product, Engineer and Operations teams.
  • An environment where your in depth knowledge and expertise on payroll processing makes a difference.
  • Identify solutions to challenges, inconsistencies, and obstacles by collaborating with necessary stakeholders.

What you bring

  • Expert in-house payroll experience in the Netherlands
  • Experience implementing and managing payroll software
  • Experience working on payroll systems and services in a multi-product, high-growth scale-up company
  • Proficiency in data manipulation (eg sql, excel, sheets)
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, international work environment with a passion for making an impact.
  • You understand the need and ideal to work largely asynchronously.
  • It's not required to have experience working remotely, but it is considered a plus.
  • You write and speak fluent English.
  • You write and speak fluent local language in the country where you are an expert
  • Experience in payroll operations UAT (User Acceptance Testing) management is a plus, but not a requirement

Key Responsibilities

  • Help build and maintain the future of payroll with Remote product, engineer and operations teams.
  • Ensure proprietary payroll software compliance with all government, corporate and country-specific regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of proprietary payroll software deployment in given country.
  • Create and manage all proprietary payroll software training resources, including quick start guides.
  • Maintain frequent communication with stakeholders
  • Coordinate with remote internal teams to facilitate testing and integration.
  • Work closely with remote teams, including Product, Engineering, Tax and Accounting to develop Payroll solutions through proprietary software.
  • Identify solutions to challenges, inconsistencies, and obstacles by collaborating with necessary stakeholders.
  • Evaluate Vendors based on needs and obligations of Remote to ensure compliance with statutory requirements as well as company requirement


  • You'll report to: Sr Director, Country Payroll Compliance & Audit
  • Team: Global Payroll Operations
  • Location: EMEA time zone is preferred
  • Start date: As soon as possible

Remote Compensation Philosophy

Remote's Total Rewards philosophy is to ensure fair, unbiased compensation and fair equity pay along with competitive benefits in all locations in which we operate. We do not agree to or encourage cheap-labor practices and therefore we ensure to pay above in-location rates. We hope to inspire other companies to support global talent-hiring and bring local wealth to developing countries.

At first glance our salary bands seem quite wide - here is some context. At Remote we have international operations and a globally distributed workforce. We use geo ranges to consider geographic pay differentials as part of our global compensation strategy to remain competitive in various markets while we hiring globally.

The base salary range for this full-time position is from $45, 900 to $103,350. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level and location, and our job titles may span more than one career level. The actual base pay for the successful candidate in this role is dependent upon many factors such as location, transferable or job-related skills, work experience, relevant training, business needs, and market demands. The base salary range may be subject to change.

Application process

  1. Interview with recruiter
  2. Interview with future manager
  3. Interview with team members (no managers present)
  4. Prior employment verification check


Our full benefits & perks are explained in our handbook at As a global company, each country works differently, but some benefits/perks are for all Remoters:
  • work from anywhere
  • unlimited personal time off (minimum 4 weeks)
  • quarterly company-wide day off for self care
  • flexible working hours (we are async)
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • mental health support services
  • stock options
  • learning budget
  • home office budget & IT equipment
  • budget for local in-person social events or co-working spaces

How you’ll plan your day (and life)

We work async at Remote which means you can plan your schedule around your life (and not around meetings). Read more at

You will be empowered to take ownership and be proactive. When in doubt you will default to action instead of waiting. Your life-work balance is important and you will be encouraged to put yourself and your family first, and fit work around your needs.

If that sounds like something you want, apply now!

How to apply

  1. Please fill out the form below and upload your CV with a PDF format.
  2. We kindly ask you to submit your application and CV in English, as this is the standardised language we use here at Remote.
  3. If you don’t have an up to date CV but you are still interested in talking to us, please feel free to add a copy of your LinkedIn profile instead.

We will ask you to voluntarily tell us your pronouns at interview stage, and you will have the option to answer our anonymous demographic questionnaire when you apply below. As an equal employment opportunity employer it’s important to us that our workforce reflects people of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences and this data will help us to stay accountable. We thank you for providing this data, if you chose to.