Payroll Team Lead

Date: 19 Jun 2024

Location: Zellik, BE

Company: GXO Logistics

Are you an experienced Payroll Team Lead or someone that is looking to take the next step? We need someone completely at home in payroll, you will have knowledge of the associated payroll legislations within the Belgium market and leadership expertise. 


This role will be based at our site in Zellik, Belgium covering all our Belgium locations.


  • Do you have at least 5 years of experience in Payroll?
  • Supported or led a team.
  • Are you fluent in Flemish (Dutch) and English, French would be nice to have?
  • Opportunity to work hybrid - 3 days in the office and 2 days from home.



What does your day look like as a Payroll Team Lead


As a Payroll Team Lead you will be overseeing the payroll for the whole of our Belgium locations, leading 1 member of staff. You are the link between our external payroll provider and all GXO employees (a total of +900 employees within Belgium). Giving guidance and ensuring all payroll and associated external providers are working effectively, efficiently and within timescales.


You check, challenge, and optimize the payroll process of our external provider. In addition, you are the second line of contact for questions about salary-related topics and associated laws and regulations. You process mutations who are not digitized. In this role, you will report directly to the HR Manager Payroll & HR Support BENE

  • Coordinating the team on all payroll processess and activities within payroll Belgium
  • Be the link between the external payroll company and GXO
  • Collecting salary transactions, checking, and processing the transactions
  • Act as a second-line information point for the company with salary questions.
  • Point of contact for internal and external contacts
  • Checking pension and insurance data and providing data for the correct processing of changes
  • Supplying and checking data from various organizations (including UWV, Tax and Customs Administration and Pension Insurer)
  • Taking care of reports
  • Keeping track of developments in the field of wage legislation and the correct application of the changes


What you need to be successful:


  • Minimum MBO+/HBO working and thinking level, preferably supplemented with a completed PDL education.
  • At least 5 years of work experience in the field of payroll processing
  • Up-to-date knowledge in the field of tax laws and regulations, including social insurance, payroll tax, pension, and other terms of employment.
  • You are a team player, but you are also able to work independently.
  • You have a proactive attitude and are customer oriented.
  • Fluent in Flemish (Dutch), English and French would be a nice to have. 


What we offer you:

  • A varied job, where no working day is the same.
  • A pleasant working atmosphere with plenty of room for personal input
  • A competitive salary and laptop
  • Room for development, both during your work and by following courses or training
  • GXO Logistics University


Your future work environment

Working at GXO Logistics means working in a dynamic and international organization. A fascinating environment where there is plenty of room for personal input and development. GXO Logistics employees are in charge of their own success. No matter what your role is at GXO Logistics, every day you face new challenges that allow you to develop to your full potential. We support you in your development, so that you can contribute to the entrepreneurship of our organization.

Customer satisfaction, employee personal growth, and sustainability are at the heart of GXO Logistics' business philosophy. Today, this ambitious company is one of the top 3 logistics service providers in the world.


In short, this is the next place you want to work!

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GXO is a leading provider of advanced supply chain solutions for the world's most successful companies. We help our customers manage their goods as efficiently as possible using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team—energetic, innovative employees of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.


Customer satisfaction, personal growth of employees and sustainability are at the heart of GXO Logistics' business philosophy. Today, this ambitious company is one of the top 3 largest logistics service providers in the Netherlands.