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Country Payroll Manager

Date: Sep 19, 2022

Location: Assago, IT, 0

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Who we are


Teva, world leader with over 40.000 employees, in the field of equivalent medicines, with a differentiated business that also includes specialist medicines, over-the-counter drugs and the production and marketing of APIs (active pharmaceutical ingredients), is present in Italy for over 25 years with a commercial branch and manufacturing sites.
Our mission is simple: improve the wellbeing of our patients.
We care about them and about our colleagues, creating a respectful, diverse and inclusive working environment, committing ourselves to maintaining high standards of quality, compliance and safety, always respecting our values:

Teva Code of conduct

We all work for one company and we work together to achieve a common goal.

Reporting to


Associate Director People Services

Main activities and responsibilities




  • Accountable for the results of the in-country payroll.
  • Works as first point of contact for the in-country payroll.
  • Ensures the organization’s payroll is completed in a timely and accurate manner via ADP accurately creating, maintaining and validating employee payroll data and records by gathering calculating monitoring and inputting data as necessary.
  • Ensures the production of payroll output for finance.
  • Is confident in managing escalations presented to payroll.
  • Adheres to company policies and procedures and complies with relevant laws.
  • Ensures payroll controls are in place and are adhered to.
  • Takes the lead with complex queries from employees, finance functions, outsourced payroll provider and third party suppliers in a professional, timely and competent manner.
  • Responsible for creating and maintain a payroll data verification procedure.
  • Responsible for keeping all payroll data safe and confidential at all times while adhering to local rules for data protection (GDPR).
  • Provides development opportunities for team members and provides coaching sessions where required.
  • Takes the lead on year end responsibilities and any other adhoc processes.
  • Awareness of the workload priorities, time management and adherence to deadlines to ensure task completion.




  • Monitors payroll data collection – intervenes to gather critical data/details related to employee H2R cycle. 
  • Co-ordinates the local payroll team.
  • Co-ordinates efforts with the shared service team Zagreb (ASKHR) / 3rd Party labor law consultant to ensure delivery of data for payroll is accurate, clear and complete.
  • Produces and supplies regular and on-demand payroll reports as and when requested to do so.
  • Monitors and responds to incoming calls, e-mails, post and messages to ensure a first class service for all employees.
  • Manages requests/communication from governmental bodies (INPS/INAIL/Agenzia delle Entrate) in order to ensure compliance in fiscal/contribution law for payroll.
  • Verifies data for payroll by checking carefully the information received and actively seeking solutions as required.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Ensures compliance with regional, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
  • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.





  • Bachelor/Master Degree.
  • At least 5 years of experience in HR Management / Operations.
  • Knowledge of Pharma-Chemical business and labor law.




  • Proficiency in Italian and English languages IS A MUST.
  • Keen eye for data & analytics.
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Strong sense of accountability.
  • Proactivity in obtaining needed information.
  • Excellent execution.
  • Collaboration & influencing.
  • Team working.
  • Result oriented.

What we offer?


We try to take care of our employees, offering them small and large benefits. By way of example:


  • Recognition Program
  • Health insurance
  • Ticket restaurant 
  • Smart working possibility (2 days per week)
  • Welfare platform
  • Health agreement 


Type of contract: long term contract




Location and working program


Assago (MI), from monday to friday.

Teva's commitment to equal opportunities


Teva is committed to equal opportunities in the world of work. Our global policy requires equal employment opportunities to be provided regardless of age, race, religion, health, identity or gender expression, or any other legally recognized status that is entitled to protection under applicable laws.