HR Officer

Job location:
Athens, Greece
Created moment:
April 4, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08117

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

HR Officer

Job Summary

HR Officer

This is a great opportunity to join a global organization and grow as an HR Professional in a company that values collaboration, innovation and professional growth.  In this role, you will be responsible for managing payroll processes, ensuring compliance, and contributing to various HR initiatives.

Read on for more details!

Location: Athens, Greece 

Hybrid Work Model

Reports To: HR Director Greece & Global HRBP IT

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Process monthly payroll for all employees accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Manage and maintain payroll records, including employee benefits deductions, garnishments, and other related items.

  • Supports the maintenance of the HRIS and ensures validity of the data. 

  • Supports with his/her input the detailed monthly periodic declarations (APD) to the e-EFKA.

  • Participates in the process of data entry & control of payroll activities (timesheets, ERGANI system and statements to Public Authorities).

  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll matters promptly and professionally.

  • Stay updated on changes in payroll laws and regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Conduct analysis on payroll data to identify trends, insights, and areas for improvement.

  • Develop and maintain HR analytics, including KPIs and dashboards, to support strategic decision-making.

  • Assist in budget planning and monitoring for HR-related expenses.

  • Support HR projects and initiatives

  • Provide support in recruitment processes, onboarding, and offboarding activities as needed.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience in payroll processing and administration.

  • Experience of both inhouse and outsourced payroll will be a plusProficiency in Microsoft Excel.

  • Experience in using HRIS (experience on Workday will be considered as an asset)

  • Strong understanding of payroll regulations, tax laws, and compliance requirements.

Skills & Person Specification

  • Able to work in an international environment and deal with diverse backgrounds and stakeholders

  • Strong appetite to make a difference and proactive approach to the delivery of high-quality HR services

  • Multi-tasking mindset combined with ability to prioritize and provide results with efficiency and accuracy

  • Ability to develop and manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Position Type

Full time



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