We are one of the largest retail operators with a fast-growing international presence and we are currently looking for a passionate and self-driven Payroll Specialist / Payroll Expert to join our HR team. Selected candidate will report directly to Compliance and Payroll Manager.

The main responsibility of the candidate will be ensuring payroll activities and all related tasks in Czech Republic and Slovakia, also communication with external payroll provider, and ensuring smooth payroll process for all our brands considering regular review of systems / processes and procedures for maximum efficiency. Share knowledge to achieve best practice and resolve payroll issues quickly and effectively and participate during implementation of new payroll solution on country level.


• Participation on transition from old payroll system to new payroll platform
• Manage Payroll administration to ensure all employees in Czech Republic and Slovakia are paid accurately and on time data relate
• Maintaining accurate employee records within the payroll system
• Processing payroll input (salaries, bonuses, overtime, benefits etc.)
• Manage payroll related requests / queries via Employee Self Service tool (SAP)
• Ability to collect payroll data from multiple sources and work with many employees and pay scales
• Communication with external payroll provider
• Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
• Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
• Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
• Execute time and attendance processing and interface with payroll
• Perform compliances for unclaimed property payroll checks
• Processing third party deductions, creating reports and raising payments
• Participate in the preparation of the month end close
• Keep required databases, templates and documentations up to date daily according to internal policies and other requirements applicable. Looks constantly for quality improvement on data, reports and systems
• Initiate and deliver project assignment
• Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed
• Escalate / Solve system related queries/issues
• Participate in external/internal audit
• Adhere to any amendments made to the Service Level Agreement
• Respond to employee tickets via Employee Self Service tool


• 2+ years of experience on relevant Payroll position, including: payroll agenda and external payroll vendor management coordination
• Czech payroll regulation knowledge, Slovak payroll regulation knowledge is an advantage
• Excellent Excel skills
• Good knowledge of English
• Able to run an end-to-end process change
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Quantitative and analytical skills,
• SuccessFactor experience is an advantage
• Resilience – in handling repeated problem solving with positive mind-set
• Ability to prioritize and deliver results in a fast-paced environment
• Precise time management, ability to identify priorities
• Focus on customers, proactiveness and self-motivation
• Ability to handle sensitive data, both for self and respecting confidence
• Deadlines managed, by self or through others, attention to detail


• Be part of the Payroll transition team launching new payroll solution on country level
• Specialised position within one of the biggest retail operators in Europe
• Work in a motivated, friendly and professional team
• An opportunity to learn and develop further in both professional and personal field
• Modern office in Prague (Jinonice)
• Flexible working time, cafeteria
• Participation in opening new businesses in new locations
• Employee discount to all brands operated by AmRest (Starbucks, KFC, Pizza Hut, Burger King)
• Employer events during the year
• Interesting benefits (5 weeks holiday, bonus program)


AmRest s.r.o.
Petra Nováková