Senior Payroll Specialist

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About FedEx

FedEx Express is the world’s largest express transportation company. Leveraging its unmatched air route authorities and extensive air/ground infrastructure, FedEx Express connects markets, within just 1 to 2 business days that comprise 90% of the world’s economic activity.

Every day at FedEx, over 450,000 team members, over 180,000 vehicles, and over 650 aircraft serve millions of people in 220+ countries and territories around the globe. At FedEx, we believe that our strengths come from our differences, and we actively invest in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Our work is more than the delivery of packages; we connect both our customers and our team members to solutions and possibilities. Join us in this effort and discover how we equip and empower our people to deliver exceptional experiences and outstanding service.

FedEx connects people and possibilities through the worldwide portfolio of shipping, transportation, e-commerce, and business services. FedEx’s actions are guided by a triple ambition: developing community, offering opportunities to employees, and proposing eco-efficient solutions.

To learn more about how FedEx connects people and possibilities around the world, please visit .

To achieve its overall goals, the FedEx must take care of its employees. Therefore, the FedEx Express Airhub in Liège (Grâce-Hollogne) is looking for an experienced:

Senior Payroll Specialist


The purpose of the job:

As Senior Payroll Specialist you will join a small team and work together to optimize all payroll related matters in the Airhub Liège for 1350 employees, in total. You will report to the Payroll Manager Belgium, and you will be the link between the business teams, HR, Finance and the payroll organization. You will also be able to participate in international payroll related projects and participate in European payroll meetings.

More specifically, you will have the following key - responsibilities:

  • Process of the monthly payroll for the company in accordance with relevant collective agreement and salary conditions for Belgium
  • Share your payroll knowledge and expertise with the other team members.
  • Specialize in relevant local regulations and Company principles, processes, tools, and best practices.
  • Provide accurate advice to management and staff on payroll matters or the use of the local Time & Attendance (T&A) tool (Protime).
  • Identify potential payroll related issues or opportunities and develop recommendations for Payroll Management.
  • Ensure that all hours, deductions, and payroll instructions are processed accurately by the outsourced provider in accordance with the monthly instruction.
  • Coordinate the development of Payroll and T&A Systems that support effective information management and informed decision making.


If you are the ideal candidate for the role of Senior Payroll Specialist,

You have:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • A good command of French and English.
  • Excellent analytical skills, critical thinking capabilities and an eye for detail
  • Broad knowledge and experience in Belgian social legislation.
  • Solid experience in Payroll Processes, preferably within a large fast-paced organization.
  • Ability to engage with key stakeholders at all levels.
  • The ability to actively participate in meetings and convince others of your opinion.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritize a busy workload.

But most importantly, you are:

  • Positive: you are a sunny person and like to share your good mood with your colleagues
  • Resilient: you face failures constructively and see them as an opportunity to improve
  • Diplomatic: you handle conflict situations with discernment and subtlety
  • Solution-oriented: you are a strong proponent of solutions and do everything possible to find appropriate solutions for each issue.
  • Structured and well organized.
  • Service minded.
  • Proactive and entrepreneurial: launching new projects stimulates you.
  • Confident but also able to question yourself.
  • Able to work and make decisions independently.


What FedEx will bring you?

  • A permanent full time (38hrs/week) contract.
  • An attractive salary package (meal vouchers, eco-cheques, group insurance, hospitalization insurance)
  • Flexible working hours (between 8h30 and 17h30), and possibility to work from home
  • The possibility to participate in international projects.
  • Possibility to grow in your job and the company: FedEx takes pride in the career development programs that are part of the FedEx people-oriented philosophy.
  • In joining FedEx, every team member commits to make every FedEx experience outstanding—for the customer and for our fellow team members.
  • Being a part of FedEx means you are a part of a global network of solutions that only continues to strengthen its capability to deliver what our customers need anytime, anywhere.

Note that since 2005 FedEx has been recognized as a Great Place to Work in many countries worldwide.

If you want to be part of the FedEx adventure just apply now on the button below! Hans will contact you as soon as possible. The selection process will be efficient, and we will ensure transparent feedback after each step.


Placed on:Thu 9 March 2023
Location: Liège (Grâce-Hollogne)


For more information:
at the number: +32 473 715114
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