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People & Culture Specialist – Payroll Temp Contract One Year

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Explore location People & HR Full Time

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Would you like to (pay)roll with us?

At IKEA, we like people who like people. You can already see this in our vision: “To create a better everyday life for the many people”.At our People & Culture department, you find the most passionate of us. We work with attracting, recruiting, and developing people, and ensuring a great candidate, co-worker and manager experience, based on our culture and values. Right now, the payroll & solution team at People & Culture at IKEA of Sweden, is looking for a People & Culture Specialist within the area of Payroll. Could this be you? Would you like to (pay)roll with us?

Älmhult is the home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. At IKEA of Sweden, you will work in a truly international and dynamic environment. You will have different opportunities to learn new skills and where the goal always is to create a better everyday life for the many people.

Job description

To be successful as a P&C specialist within payroll, you should be able to investigate and resolve payroll issues and ensure strict compliance with company and regulatory standards. An outstanding payroll specialist should also have excellent people skills and a high numerical aptitude.

In the role as P&C Specialist you will:

  • Payroll related monthly checks connected to garnishments, debt handling
  • Advanced Payroll and benefits support in ServiceNow eg 2nd line support towards organisation (shared responsibility in the team)
  • Manage payroll related reporting and corrections/Manual workarounds (e.g. re-scheduled sick, ad hoc schedule changes etc)
  • Parental management - registration of parental pay and enhanced parental allowance incl. maintenance of list and control of coding
  • Closing of pay period and uploading of payslips in Workday (shared responsibility in the team)
  • Mobility - list shared with mobility on teams and mass upload of payments to Vendor
  • Do schedules in Workday
  • Handle employment certificate (shared responsibility in the team)
  • Managing advanced Taxation queries, SINK etc
  • Pension SPOC for reports/issue
  • Coordinate and support the tasks of the team of Payroll Administrator
  • Payroll network lead incl content, processes, and workflows
  • Monthly Tax statements


We are looking for you who, together with us, wants to bring people and business together and ensure that we offer an excellent place for everybody to work and to develop. And by the way if you have had experience with HR-IT digitalisation, even better. We´d like to see that you:

  • Have an associate's or bachelor's degree in business or accounting or equivalent education preferred.
  • Have competency with Workday and HR exchange system.
  • Are self-driven, able to work independently and are motivated in finding new solutions, but also like collaborating in a team.
  • Have proven experience in a payroll position in a fast-paced environment required.
  • Possess strong computer literacy including Microsoft Office applications
  • Are structured and organized with a hands-on approach - you make things happen in a simple way. 
  • Feel passion for people and business and like to work in a complex, constantly changing, international environment. 
  • Are fluent in both spoken and written English

More Information

Does this sound like your next challenge?

Please send us your application in English  CV and motivation letter – no later than 26th May, 2022. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidate.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact hiring manager Team Manager Payroll & Solution Support Peter Gaudig at If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Katie Pettersson on +46 702 99 42 48.

We are looking forward to your application!