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The Netherlands:

  • Are you the perfect fit for a young, vibrant, fast-growing pan-European team?
  • Would you like to work in the dynamic context of Global Employment Outsourcing?

About Parakar.

The Parakar Group is an employment services organisation offering a wide spectrum of solutions in the domain of globally outsourced HR- and payroll management. We offer solutions to companies and individuals to compliantly engage in employment relationships that not only cross continents and cultures, but also help bridge statutory and employment-legal context. Our services range from outsourced employment management, including International HR- and payroll accounting, work permit process management to relocation services, among others.

Our clients, based on all continents, want to employ staff in Germany or another EU country. For these clients we provide ‘Employer of Record’ (EOR)-services, making sure that their employees can carefree and compliantly work for them, also in countries where they do not have their own establishment. For the employees, we make sure they are properly taken care of in their country of work, even though their formal employer is based abroad, often on another continent.

We have 20 years of experience in this domain, and in the past four years our business has more than ten-folded in every aspect. We presently cover Ireland, Netherlands, Germany, France and Spain, with entities and offices in the larges cities, and do not rule out near-future expansion to more countries.

To help manage and grow our financial and administrative operations we are now searching for a Financial Administrative Assistant, to help manage the huge workload that our growth and expansion is bringing to our finance team.

About the job.

Working from our head office in Breda, you will be a member of our finance team and jointly handle a variety of our financial and administrative tasks and processes, including:

Finance

  • Sales invoicing and debtor management of clients all over the globe
  • Purchase invoice handling and creditor management of suppliers in various countries in Europe
  • The flow of finance from multiple payrolls within the context of different countries
  • Employee travel- and other expense controlling and processing

HR admin support

  • Contracting process, documentation- and archive management

General

  • Support the Dutch team in the area of office management.
  • Support in process optimalisation and standardisation

Parakar has standardized on a combination of state-of-the art, all cloud-based and integrated systems:

  • Exact Online for accounting in all countries
  • Rydoo for employee expense management
  • Salesforce as Customer Relationship and Sales Process management system
  • M|Ployee as HR -management and -workflow system
  • Adobe Sign for digital contract management

You will report to the financial manager but will be working very dynamically and interactively with colleagues in all other departments in at least five different countries..

This is your job if: 

This is your job if you hold a relevant degree in finance and/or administration or have the equivalent experience and mind set.

You are well versed with the main tools from the Office 365 toolset, such as Outlook, Excel and Word.

You are available full-time and can start rather quickly.

Ideally you have experience with Exact Online or similar cloud-based accounting systems. You have a good comprehension of bookkeeping, and good insight in the working of various taxes, particularly VAT.

You are very accurate and attentive to processes and detailed regarding your work, tasks given to you and tying up loose ends. Dealing with multiple tasks simultaneously does not impose a problem on you. Your mindset is open and flexible enough to familiarize yourself with processes that may be very different than you were used to. Moreover, you act pro- actively on things that could be improved.

You have an excellent command of the Dutch and English language, both spoken and written (essential).

Given our global work environment and the multicultural backgrounds that you would be dealing with daily, it is important that your flexibility and empathy know no limits. 

What we have to offer:

  • An above-average salary
  • Travel allowance and annual bonus program
  • The option to develop yourself by means of training, additional studies
  • A very motivated and pleasant working atmosphere, working from our headquarters in a monumental building in Breda
  • A lot of international contacts and exchanges with the other offices (Paris, Barcelona, Cologne, Dublin). Occasionally visiting them
  • All the means and facilities you need to properly do your job (office space, mobile phone, laptop)

Yes, give me the job!

Send us your CV (in English) and a motivation letter (in Dutch or English), explaining why you see yourself the best qualified and motivated candidate for the position. Don’t forget to mention your possible starting date, and feel free to mention your expectations.

Direct your e-mail to our management via johan@parakar.eu.

  • Would you be a perfect fit for a young, vibrant, fast growing, pan-European team?

  • Do you want to work in the dynamic context of global employment outsourcing?

About Parakar.

The Parakar Group is an employment services organisation offering a wide spectrum of solutions in the domain of globally outsourced HR- and payroll management. We offer solutions to companies and individuals to compliantly engage in employment relationships that not only cross continents and cultures, but also help bridge statutory and employment-legal context. Our services range from outsourced employment management, including International HR- and payroll accounting, work permit process management to relocation services, among others.

Our clients, based on all continents, want to employ staff in Europe. From our local organisations in (for now) 5 countries, we provide ‘Employer of Record’ (EOR)-services, making sure that those employees can carefree and compliantly work for them, also in countries where they do not have their own establishment. For the employees, we make sure they are properly taken care of in their country of work, even though their formal employer is based abroad, often on another continent.

We have 20 years of experience in this domain, and in the past 4 years our business has more than 10-folded in every aspect. We presently cover Ireland, Netherlands, Germany, France and Spain, with entities and offices in most of these countries, and do not rule out near-future expansion to more countries.

To help manage and grow our operations we are now searching for an experienced International HR Operations manager, to maintain our service levels and coordinate the activities of our HR teams in all countries.


About the job.

Working from our head office in Breda, you will oversee and coordinate the overall work processes of our HR Operations specialists that are based in Cologne (DE), Paris (FR), Barcelona (ES) and Breda (NL).

You will coordinate our operational interactions and escalations with key stakeholders at our global business partners, international clients and local suppliers (including payroll providers).

As International HR operations manager, you are responsible for maintaining our highly standardized service level, giving our clients and employees a common, high-quality customer experience, regardless of the country of implementation.

You report directly to the managing director and will be part of the management team. You will coordinate, manage and maintain the standardisation of all our work process across all countries, in active cooperation with your colleagues in sales/marketing and finance.

As we are in the early stages of going live with our brand-new HR Information and workflow system (M|Ployee) across all countries, you will have the task to coordinate the project to gradually move all our processes over to that system.


This is your job if:

  • You hold a relevant bachelor’s degree or have the equivalent experience and mindset.
  • You have multiple years of practical HR experience in at least (and ideally more than) one countries’ employment context and legislation. Ideally in a similar company, but in any case in the domain of flexible, contracted or indirect employment or in contractor/consulting services. Where HR is a commercial service, and not only a companies’ back-office staff function.
  • Most importantly, you will be able to coordinate the day to day activities of a multi-cultural team of locally based subject matter specialists in multiple countries. Some working there as individuals, some working in small teams already.
  • You are attentive to process and detail regarding your work, tasks given to you and tying up loose ends. Dealing with multiple tasks simultaneously does not impose a problem on you. Your mindset is open and flexible enough to familiarize yourself with processes that may be very different than you were used to. Moreover, you act pro- actively on things that could be improved.
  • You have an excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written (ESSENTIAL!). Ideally you also have a professional command of the French, Spanish or German language.
  • Given our global work environment and the multicultural backgrounds that you would be dealing with daily, it is important that your flexibility and empathy know no limits.

Our offer:

  • An above-average salary
  • A very motivated and pleasant working atmosphere, working from our headquarters in a monumental building in Breda
  • An initial training in our existing operations in Netherlands and/or Germany
  • A lot of international contacts and exchanges with / travel to the other offices (Paris, Barcelona, Cologne, Dublin).
  • All the means and facilities you need to properly do your job (office space, mobile phone, laptop).

Yes, give me the job!

Send us your CV (in English) and a motivation letter (in your language of choice), explaining why you see yourself the best qualified and motivated candidate for the position. Don’t forget to mention your possible starting date, and feel free to mention your expectations.

Direct your e-mail directly to our management via johan@parakar.eu.

Germany:

  • Are you the perfect fit for a young, vibrant, fast-growing pan-European team?
  • Would you like to work in the dynamic context of Global Employment Outsourcing?

About Parakar.

The Parakar Group is an employment services organisation offering a wide spectrum of solutions in the domain of globally outsourced HR- and payroll management. We offer solutions to companies and individuals to compliantly engage in employment relationships that not only cross continents and cultures, but also help bridge statutory and employment-legal context. Our services range from outsourced employment management, including International HR- and payroll accounting, work permit process management to relocation services, among others.

Our clients, based on all continents, want to employ staff in Germany or another EU country. For these clients we provide ‘Employer of Record’ (EOR)-services, making sure that their employees can carefree and compliantly work for them, also in countries where they do not have their own establishment. For the employees, we make sure they are properly taken care of in their country of work, even though their formal employer is based abroad, often on another continent.

We have 20 years of experience in this domain, and in the past four years our business has 10-folded in every aspect. As of 2019 we are active in 5 countries, of which Germany has our largest footprint.

To help manage and grow our operations in Germany we are now searching for an experienced HR Operations Team lead, to be the senior ‘playing captain’ in our local team of Human Resource & Payroll Consultants, based in Cologne.

About the job.

You will be part of and responsible for the team managing all our German HR & payroll services for our mostly non-European client companies. You will advise and help them translate their foreign HR policies into employment agreements with their selected employees in Germany. Acting as our client’s HR-department in Germany, you will make sure the employees feel equally at home with us, as they would be with any local employer.

Also, you and your team will advise and actively support our clients and their expats in all relevant aspects of labour related immigration, work- and residence permits and relocation.

You will be a solid sparring partner for our management and colleagues around Europe, in the field of international HR management and employment outsourcing. You will work closely with colleagues from our headquarters in the Netherlands and subsidiaries in various other European countries, as well as with strategic business partners in all time zones around the globe. You will also be our interface to our German business partners in the domain of payroll, accounting and legal.

This is your job if: 

This is your job if you hold a relevant bachelor’s degree or have the equivalent experience and mind set. 

You are a practical expert in Germany’s employment law, and have multiple years of experience as HR specialist, ideally also in the domain of flexible, contracted or indirect employment or in contractor/consulting services, where HR is a commercial service, and not only a companies’ back-office staff function. You are familiar with all aspects of a typical employment lifecycle, from onboarding, across the monthly cycle including payroll, ad-hoc changes and issues, up to all possible scenarios of termination and offboarding. 

Most importantly, you will be the coordinating leader of a growing team of five colleagues that with you as playing captain, manages all our processes and client/employee interactions on a day-to-day basis. You will be the go-to person four your colleagues, our sales team and our global business partners, on the more complex and ad-hoc topics in German employment law and payroll. You handle escalations and interact with management on the company’s strategy. 

Our ideal candidate is an expert in the field of Germany’s AÜG law and regulations regarding flexible/indirect employment, payroll and work permits. You have a full understanding of the entire employment lifecycle in all its aspects and can implement and manage these. 

Alternatively, you would be suitable if you can look back on multiple years of work experience in one or more of these domains and have the ambition to become an expert in all of them the future. 

You are attentive to process and detail regarding your work, tasks given to you and tying up loose ends. Dealing with multiple HR tasks simultaneously does not impose a problem on you. Your mindset is open and flexible enough to familiarize yourself with processes that may be very different than you were used to. Moreover, you act pro- actively on things that could be improved. 

You have an excellent command of the German and English languages, both spoken and written (essential)

Given our global work environment and the multicultural backgrounds that you would be dealing with daily, it is important that your flexibility and empathy know no limits. 

What we have to offer:

  • An above-average salary
  • A very motivated and pleasant working atmosphere
  • An initial training in our existing operations in Netherlands and/or Germany
  • A lot of international contacts and exchanges with/travel to the other offices (Paris, Barcelona, Breda).
  • All the means and facilities you need to properly do your job (office space, mobile phone, laptop).

Yes, give me the job!

Send us your CV in English and a motivation letter in German, explaining why you see yourself the best qualified and motivated candidate for the position. Don’t forget to mention your possible starting date, and feel free to mention your expectations.

Direct your e-mail directly to our management via johan@parakar.eu.

  • Would you like to start your career in a versatile Human Resource role?
  • Would you be a perfect fit for a young, vibrant European team?
  • Do you want to work in a dynamic design office in Cologne?

About Parakar.

The Parakar Group offers a wide spectrum of service solutions, all on the employment-management side of international business. Our focus is on outsourced HR- and payroll management, where we host our foreign client’s local employees on our payrolls. These can be local or EU Nationals, or non-EU nationals for whom we also manage a lot of their Expat-requirements, workpermits, etcetera.

We operate for many years already in Ireland, the Netherlands and Germany, and are starting in France and Spain at the moment. Our clients are located around the globe- from Sydney to Hong-Kong and Los Angeles. For them we provide employment services, making sure that their employees can start on assignments in the designated countries care- free. Same applies to foreign employees starting at local Dutch companies.

Due to our strong growth over the past year, we are searching for team members for our Cologne office. Preferred start date: As soon as possible. We offer a very flexible working environment, including the option to occasionally work from home.

About the job.

You analyse, advise and manage the different contextual views and expectations on labour law, employment terms and conditions, as well as benefit packages whilst connecting with our foreign clients and local employees. You pragmatically work to bring them together in the form of compliant, manageable and mutually satisfactory employment solutions.

A typical day might include:

  • Advising foreign clients on how we can translate their sometimes out-of-the-ordinary employment requirements into compliant local implementations, often in cooperation with our tax advisors or lawyers. Both in onboarding and offboarding contexts. 
  • Implementing the outcome of that in employment contracts and managing these employees’ administrative onboarding.
  • Planning projects with your teammates, often communicating via Skype, as we work closely with our team in Breda (NL), Paris (FR), Barcelona (ES).
  • Learning all there is to know on German employment relationships- after a year with us you will be a HR Pro, guaranteed (if you are not already one).
  • Supporting expats with their workpermit processing, opening of bank accounts, setting up health insurance and settling-down processes- you interact with all the stakeholders.

This is your job if: 

  • you are a self-driven, service-oriented, interactive and multi-tasking team-player.
  • you can thrive in a dynamic, rapidly growing and constantly changing environment.
  • you are willing to learn more about the often-complex HR-, payroll and immigration regulations or the tax system.
  • you are attentive to details regarding work, tasks and loose ends, and act pro- actively on things that could be improved, rather than complain.
  • given the global time zones our clients work in and the multinational and -cultural background of our clients or employees, your flexibility and empathy have no borders.
  • you are fluent in English (the company’s language) and German, both spoken and written.

Senior/Medior

  • You have a number of years of relevant HR- or Payroll-professional experience, matching the Senior-/Medior position you desire.

  • You can immediately be one of our subject-matter experts on German HR- and payroll matters.

  • You are open minded to different approaches of work, and able to apply everything you know about HR and Payroll in a German context, in a totally different context and process model.

Junior

  • You have at least a bachelor’s degree

  • The relevant experience is less of a requirement: but we do expect you to be willing and ambitious to learn rapidly, and to grow into a medior- or senior- role.

You might ideally also:

  • be able to communicate in a 3rd language.
  • have a background in more than only the German HR- and payroll context or jurisdiction.
  • have some sort of international business background, by education or from experience and are willing to strongly increase that- job experience is not necessarily required!

Yes, give me the job!

Send us your CV in English and a short explanation on why you see yourself qualified and motivated for the position as well as your possible start date and salary expectation.

Please send your e-mail to Johan Opperman via johan@parakar.eu.

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France:

  • Would you be a perfect fit for a young, vibrant, fast growing, pan-European team?

  • Do you want to work in the dynamic context of global employment outsourcing?

About Parakar.

The Parakar Group is an employment services organisation offering a wide spectrum of solutions in the domain of globally outsourced HR- and payroll management. We offer solutions to companies and individuals to compliantly engage in employment relationships that not only cross continents and cultures, but also help bridge statutory and employment-legal context. Our services range from outsourced employment management, including International HR- and payroll accounting, work permit process management to relocation services, among others.

Our clients, based on all continents, want to employ staff in Europe. From our local organisations in (for now) 5 countries, we provide ‘Employer of Record’ (EOR)-services, making sure that those employees can carefree and compliantly work for them, also in countries where they do not have their own establishment. For the employees, we make sure they are properly taken care of in their country of work, even though their formal employer is based abroad, often on another continent.

We have 20 years of experience in this domain, and in the past 4 years our business has more than 10-folded in every aspect. We presently cover Ireland, Netherlands, Germany, France and Spain, with entities and offices in most of these countries, and do not rule out near-future expansion to more countries.

To help manage and grow our operations we are now searching for an experienced International Human Resource & Payroll Consultant, to be based in the Paris region.


About the job.

Ultimately, you will be responsible for managing all our French HR & payroll services for our mostly non-European client companies. You will advise and help them translate their foreign HR policies into employment agreements with their selected employees in France. Acting as our client’s HR-department in France, you will make sure the employees feel equally at home with us, as they would be with any local employer.

Also, you will advise and actively support our clients and their expats in all relevant aspects of labour-related immigration, work- and residence permits and relocation.

You will be a solid sparring partner for our management and colleagues around Europe, in the field of international HR management and employment outsourcing. You will work closely with colleagues from our headquarters in The Netherlands and subsidiaries in various other European countries, as well as with strategic business partners in all time zones around the globe. You will also be our interface to our French business partners in the domain of payroll, accounting and legal matters. 

This is your job if:

  • You hold a relevant bachelor’s degree or have the equivalent experience and mindset.

  • You are a practical expert in France’s employment law and have working experience as a HR specialist, ideally in the domain of flexible, contracted or indirect employment (Portage, Interim, Professional Employment Outsourcing, Temp work) or in contractor/consulting services.

  • Our ideal candidate knows the French laws and regulations regarding flexible/indirect employment, payroll and work permits. You have a full understanding of the entire employment lifecycle in all its aspects and can implement and manage these.

  • Alternatively, you would be suitable, if you can reflect on multiple years of work experience in one or more of these domains and have the ambition to become an expert in all of them in the future.

  • You are attentive to processes and minute details regarding your work, as well as your tasks given to you, and you know how to tie up loose ends. Dealing with multiple HR tasks simultaneously does not impose a problem for you. Your mindset is open and flexible enough to familiarize yourself with processes that may be very different than those which you were used to. Moreover, you act pro-actively on internal processes which could be improved.

  • You have an excellent command of the French and English languages, both spoken and written.

  • Given our global work environment and the multicultural backgrounds that you would be dealing with daily, it is important that your flexibility and empathy know no limits.

Our offer:

  • An above-average salary
  • A very motivated and pleasant working atmosphere, working from our headquarters in a monumental building in Breda
  • An initial training in our existing operations in Netherlands and/or Germany
  • A lot of international contacts and exchanges with / travel to the other offices (Breda, Barcelona, Cologne, Dublin).
  • The option to become the leader of the team in France that we hope you can help us grow.
  • All the means and facilities you need to properly do your job (office space, mobile phone, laptop).

Yes, give me the job!

Send us your CV (in English) and a motivation letter (in your language of choice), explaining why you see yourself the best qualified and motivated candidate for the position. Don’t forget to mention your possible starting date, and feel free to mention your expectations.

Direct your e-mail directly to our management via johan@parakar.eu.

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