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Payroll Specialist Expert

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Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Company Description

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Job Description

The Payroll Specialist Expert is a critical role focused on the meticulous execution and enhancement of payroll functions. Recognized as a subject matter expert, the Specialist is responsible for diving deep into the complexities of payroll processing, identifying and implementing process improvements, and ensuring seamless operation. The role demands a high degree of technical proficiency and an analytical mindset to manage and optimize the payroll system's efficiency and accuracy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the technical SME on all payroll-related matters, owning the resolution of complex issues and providing expert guidance.
  • Identify process improvements within the payroll domain for enhancement and implementing changes to streamline operations.
  • Serve as an SME for the team, offering deep insights into legislative rules, regulations, and garnishment processing to ensure accurate employee payment.
  • Collaborate closely with the Payroll Supervisor to align process improvements with the broader strategic goals of the payroll department.


  • 6 years of experience in payroll processing, with a proven track record as a payroll expert, particularly within multinational or corporate environments.
  • Advanced Excel skills and proficiency with Oracle or similar payroll systems, showcasing a higher level of technical expertise.
  • Strong knowledge of payroll management within the context of Costa Rican regulations
  • Strong command of local labor and tax laws & regulations, with a deeper understanding of complex payroll issues.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field, with relevant professional certifications preferred.
  • Proven track record in payroll processing and process improvement

Additional Information

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