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Payroll Specialist Scandinavia

Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: Helsingborg, SE, 25189

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Who are we?

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

About the role

The Payroll Specialist Scandinavia is responsible for managing the Payroll, including pension & insurances and other benefits, for Denmark (40 employees), Norway (15 employees) and Sweden (60 employees). The employee works closely together with the HR Manager Scandinavia and the Accounting/Finance department in Helsingborg and reports to Sr HR Director for the Benelux Nordics Cluster, located in Netherlands.

Location of the role

Our preferred location will be Helsingborg, Sweden. But it's also possible to do the role from Søborg, Denmark with some frequent traveling.

Primary purpose of the position

  • Responsible for payroll Sweden, Denmark and Norway
  • Manage pensions & insurance administration
  • Manage other benefit administration in Scandinavia


  • Full responsibility for handling SE, DK and NO payroll in compliance with labor laws and accounting requirements, meaning knowing and controlling all ins and outs by the external payroll provider
  • Support the employees with registrations in the time & attendance and expense system
  • Administer SE, DK and NO employee beneifts, such as pension & insurances
  • Coordinate global benefit programs such as Connect (Bonus/Merit) and Equity
  • Interact with internal customers across the Scandinavia via telephone, email or face to face to answer questions and provide assistance with payroll related matters  
  • Work with and understand compensation systems and standards across the range of compensation elements and countries served
  • Manage internal and external reporting as required  (headcount, safety, salary statistics etc).
  • Participate in projects as applicable

Important Stakeholders and Relations

  • Employees in Scandinavia
  • Managers with personell in Scandinavia
  • HR Manager in Scandinavia
  • Accounting
  • Business Finance

Who you are?

You are a motivated Payroll professional with 3+ years of experience in a similar role. You will have experience in Swedish and Danish market and preferred in Norway. You have managed a (small) payroll before and you are a hands-on person who executes and delivers.

You are a pro-active person with an entrepreneurial mind-set

You are fluent in English and you have a good understanding or the Scandinavian languages.


You are able to work three days a week from our office in Helsingborg or Søborg.


Human Resources

Reports To

Sr Dir Human Resources Benelux & Nordics

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