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Payroll Administrator – Hoofddorp


Worldwide over 500 employees are working for Bluewater. 280 Employees are located at our head office in Hoofddorp (near the train station). You will be working in a team of 3. The payroll administration however, falls under the Department ‘Finance and Control’, which makes you part of a team of 20 colleagues. You will report direct to the head of department.


Bluewater is a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems (SPM) and operator of Floating Production Storage and Offloading units (FPSO). Since its foundation in 1978, Bluewater has built a technological lead specialising in design, development, lease and operation of tanker-based production and storage systems, and has become a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems.

Bluewater currently owns and operates a number of Floating Production Storage and Offloading Systems (FPSOs): the Glas Dowr, the Aoka Mizu, the Bleo Holm, the Hæwene Brim
and Munin.


In this position, you are responsible for monthly processing the correct pay roll for our (in-ter)national onshore team; this includes the monthly and annual tax and social security fillings. You ensure a proper administration of applicable benefits (and claims) and calculate various de-ductions. You maintain payroll related account, prepare accounting papers, schedules and sum-maries and are responsible for the WKR. The colleagues want your advice on insurance, collective health policy and tax related issues.
For our international projects, you will provide information about international employment tax and social security legislation. One of the main tasks in 2022 is the transition from ADP Perman to ADP IHCM2 .


We are looking for a payroll administrator with good communication skills. Furthermore, you have;
– a Bachelor degree and a payroll certificate;
– at least 5-10 years of experience in a similar role within an international organization;
– covering an extensive range of knowledge and understanding of payroll processes, tax and social security;
– fluent in Dutch and English, both spoken and written;
– experience with ADP and setting up new processes;
– experience with Excel;
– experience with accounting.

✔ Workmanship ✔ Attention to detail ✔ Perseverance ✔ Team player ✔ Discretion


What we offer:
– a fulltime/40 hours per week position within an international environment
– besides a competitive salary, you will receive a 13th month, holiday allowance and travel allowance
– 29 days of paid holiday annually and the opportunity to purchase 10 additional holidays annually
– the opportunity to take part in our collective health insurance scheme
– a good pension scheme of which we pay the complete pension contribution
– onboarding program; we warmly welcome our new colleagues, so they feel home as soon as possible
– different activities which are very divers and always voluntary, for example playing sports, CPC run, friday drinks, quiz night, Sail day and our annual Christmas party


For more information please contact Irvy Scheepstra,
+31 (23) 711 6762.


If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the ‘apply’ button below. This will lead you further through the application process. We kindly ask you to upload your motivation and cv and within 2 weeks, we will inform you on the status of your application.

Please note that this is a permanent staff position. Interim candidates should not apply. We can only accept applications from candidates who are currently eligible to live and work in the Netherlands.

An (online) assessment could be part of the selection procedure.

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated and will not be responded to.

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