Job Information

BASF (Senior) Payroll Specialist with French (m/f/d) in Berlin, Germany

Job Field : Human Resources

Location : Berlin,DEU

Company : BASF Services Europe GmbH

Job ID : EN59043717ONLE7

As an international service hub, the BASF Services Europe GmbH bundles a wide range of services for the BASF Group throughout Europe. In the heart of Berlin, we combine expertise in the areas of finance, HR, supply chain, procurement, product safety and IT among an international team of around 2,000 colleagues with over 50 different nationalities. We focus on digital and customer-focused solutions, to create services for the future. Learn more about us at

You have a question concerning the application process or the role? Please reach out to Ms Ariane Bretonnel (Talent Acquisition): +49 30 2005 56486.

At BASF Hub Berlin, we are passionate about creating high-quality HR services for the future. With deep expertise, we support our partners, offer consulting, and deliver service out of one hand: from Learning, Payroll, Personnel Administration, and Inquiry. Today, with connecting diversity and digitalization, we enter the next stage of service delivery. Be part of this exciting journey!

What you can expect

Within the HR Services Team France, we are a diverse and inclusive team of experts and young professionals. Together, we are committed to deliver the highest quality of service to our BASF partners in France. To complete our team, we are looking for a (Senior) Payroll Specialist (m/f/d) with a strong enthusiasm for HR processes and customer relations. At BASF:

  • You own the monthly HR processes and implement, improve, and maintain administrative processes in SAP HR.

  • You are responsible of the preparation of the monthly payroll (and DSN), post payroll and additional reports.

  • You ensure that all legal and regulatory requirements concerning our HR services and regulations are met.

  • You contribute in internal projects, focus on solutions to increase efficiency, and encourage the best practice sharing amongst our European HR teams.

  • You are curious about latest technologies and tools and autonomously consult and bring ideas to our Payroll chapter.

  • You contribute to our quality and knowledge management by documenting all processes and relevant legal regulations in accordance with our high-quality standards.

What we expect

  • You have successfully completed vocational training or university degree in Business Administration or similar.

  • You have 3+ years of experience working in Payroll for France and fundamental knowledge in HR Administration. You ideally have experience with SAP HR.

  • You love working with people and you demonstrate a strong service & solution orientation mindset.

  • You know how to prioritize to meet deadlines and know when to ask for support.

  • You shine with your ability to take ownership of payroll processes.

  • You are fluent in French and English - German is a plus- and you are willing to travel.

We offer

We offer:

  • Onboarding to help you settle in quickly, ensuring you are part of the BASF team from day one.

  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.

  • Flexible working hours so that you can organize your working and private life according to your needs.

  • 30 days of paid vacation, special leave and sabbatical options.

  • Team and company Events in which we celebrate our achievements and live up our team spirit.

  • Does this sound like you? Applynow!#WeneedYou to create the Services of the future!