Job type
Full time
Poland, Spain
Barcelona, Warsaw
Lead recruiter
Dominika Sadowska-Dec
All Human Resources
Reporting Line
Payroll Manager
Level of experience
Individual Contributor/Support (Non - Managers)
Contract type


Your Opportunity

Bacardi has amazing goals to accomplish in the upcoming years. We are building our Best10 yet! To achieve this, it\s critical that you provide the highest service to our employees. Your key responsibility in this role is to ensure that the payment of our Primos is executed correctly and on time, as well as the post payroll payments. To achieve this  goal, you will develop a strong network with global& local payroll vendors, HR partners, local finance, and accounting teams.  You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in or lead projects with the continuous improvement mindset that will help us deliver services that will delight our customers by streamlining processes. 

About You
  • You understand, embrace and demonstrate our culture. 
  • You are skilled at building, reviewing and executing monthly/weekly/monthly payrolls. 
  • Detail orientation, customer service, proactiveness and fast issue resolution define your approach as you navigate multiple high priority tasks. 


With Our Consumer At The Heart Your Key Focus Will Be:
  • Validate the trial runs executed by the local vendors and identify discrepancies
  • Resolves discrepancies with technical and/or business personnel, implements corrective measures, and retests as required
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of on-cycle payrolls
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of off-cycle payrolls including severance packages
  • Responsible for the reconciliation, balancing and transmission of all vendor and bank interfaces/reports of payroll related data
  • Responsible for accurate and timely payment to Primos and third parties (i.e. local authorities and vendors)
  • Responding to all enquiries within service level agreements
  • Point of contact for local payroll vendor(s)
  • Complete SOX controls established to ensure the data integrity and accuracy
  • Responsible for preparing/reviewing the journal entries related to payroll and serve as a point of contact for finance and accounting teams to ensure accurate financials in payroll related P&L and BS accounts
  • Responsible for process documentation and update for the processes owned
  • Responsible for leading/executing process improvement & process excellence projects within Payroll team


The Skill And Experience Needed To Create Your Legacy:
  • Experience working in a Shared Services Center dealing with multi-country payrolls (at least 3 years of experience in this field)
  • University degree in Business/Finance/Accounting/Human Resources/Legal or related discipline
  • Language Skills: Fluent English, Dutch/Flemish
  • Intermediate to advance MS Office skills (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Intermediate knowledge of accounting/finance
  • Preferred: HR or Accounting previous experience. / Understanding of Netherlands legislation (tax, social security, retirement, pension & other statutory/regulatory requirements). / Previous experience overseeing local payroll vendors
Personal Qualities
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Time management / Sense of urgency
  • Attention to details
  • Flexibility to work in a multi office/time zone/cross-cultural environment
  • Team player, able to share best practices, communicate clearly and transfer knowledge to the team
  • Customer experience mindset
  • Proven ability to transform processes / process improvement orientation


At Bacardi we care deeply about finding brilliant talent who can bring the following personal attributes to help elevate our 3Fs: Fearless, Family, Founder culture to the next level.

  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others.
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

Disclaimer: Bacardi seeks talent from all backgrounds to bring diversity of thought, agility and capability to our organization across the globe. We promote a working environment where all employees are treated and rewarded fairly. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination that adversely affects individuals or groups on the basis of national origin, race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, and any other legally protected aspect of a person’s identity. 

U.S. applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.


At Bacardi, we are committed to providing our Primos (employees) with a comprehensive Total Rewards package of compensation, benefits, incentives, allowances, well-being, and much more to meet the needs of themselves and their families. It goes beyond just Cash! The total rewards program is based on pay for performance, whereby the incentive programs are linked to company and individual performance.

Compensation, Paid Time Off & Retirement

  • Competitive Pay Package
  • Competitive Holiday/Paid Time Off, plus additional days offered ( i.e., volunteer day, allowing you to give back to the community)
  • Retirement/Pension Plan

Health & Wellbeing

  • Medical, Critical Illness, and Life Insurance
  • Calm Meditation App subscription (free)
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Best-in-class, family-friendly, and inclusive leave policies

Additional Benefits

  • Flexible work arrangements (depending on role/office/site location)
  • Access to E-learning Platforms and Career Development programs
  • Travel Discounts ( i.e., hotel and car rental)
  • And much more!
The benefits /perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Bacardi, your work location, and are subject to change.

Some benefits may be subject to an employee contribution.

Some benefits may be fully or partially subsidized. Incentive plans are linked to the nature of your employment and can vary based on region, market, function or brand.

Be a Part of Our Culture

BE                  Fearless

We empower our teams to question, challenge and innovate.

This means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable with trying new things and taking risks, without being reckless.


We treat each other, and our communities, like family. Always.

We are all ‘Primos’ (Spanish for cousins) at Bacardi. Being part of the family gives you the support you need to be the best you can be.


The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do.

Everyone at Bacardi sees this business as their own. We do the right thing for the business and take accountability for our work.


Be Fearless, act like a Founder.

Follow our Primos on their journey to success. Where did they start and what’s it like to work for Bacardi? You too can be part of our story.