International Payroll Specialist - Accounting jobs in Malta - January 2020

International Payroll Specialist

JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB LEVEL: Experienced, Graduate

EF International Language School Malta is looking to recruit an International Payroll Specialist to join their team on a full-time basis. As an International Payroll Specialist at EF, you will work in an international and dynamic environment with a strong scope for development. 

The right candidate will report directly to the Payroll Manager and will work closely with other functional areas and other EF organizations around the world. The ideal candidate will be encouraged to proactively identify and initiate internal improvements as well as to broaden your responsibilities beyond the job description. EF offers an exciting opportunity to learn the procedures and legislation for weekly and monthly payroll processes, thereby specializing in the UK, Malta and Ireland. Within EF, you will be challenged to make a positive change and to develop yourself in a young and evolving environment. Most importantly, you can identify yourself with the organization and have the right drive and ambition to make an (international) career within EF.

The Role:

  • To ensure the timely and accurate delivery of payroll related reporting for several European countries on a weekly and monthly basis;
  • Initiate and implement continuous improvements related to payroll processes;
  • Implement changes to the payroll related to secondary benefits such as pension, health insurance and other mandatory regulations;
  • The process, prepare and submit changes in the payroll (e.g. new starters, leavers, salary increases, statutory maternity pay, bonuses and timesheets);
  • The process, prepare and submit net wages, taxes and social fees;
  • Liaising with (international) staff and managers to resolve queries;
  • Prepare and upload payroll journals into Coda Financials system;
  • Assist in ad hoc tasks and various projects (e.g. implementation new payroll software);
  • Travels on an occasional base.


  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Finance, HR or related areas;
  • 1-2 years of relevant working experience in Maltese Payroll;
  • Strong analytical and English communication skills;
  • Discrete communicator with an eye for details and deadlines;
  • Self-starting and pro-active, positive attitude;
  • Proven creative mindset and a passion for change;
  • Responsible and committed to working together with team members;
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and MS Office is a plus;
  • International experience (travel, education, working) is a plus. 

EF International Language School:
We are 46,500 staff, faculty and teachers, working in 500 offices and schools across 51 countries. While we continue to grow, we strive to stay small so as to ensure agility, smart thinking and a fun place to work. For the past 50 years, EF has grown to include a range of programs that give students of all ages the freedom and confidence to explore the world through language, travel and education. Located across the globe, our language centres for youth, adults and professionals combine the best of traditional, in-school teaching with innovative language-learning technology. We offer intensive language instruction abroad in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Chinese. Courses run from 2 to 52 weeks for students travelling independently or in escorted groups of all levels and abilities. Classes take place in our international language centres in one of 16 countries and offer the very best locations and accommodation whether in a local host family or in a student residence. 

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