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ProQR Therapeutics

ProQR Therapeutics

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023

ProQR Therapeutics is a biotechnology company listed on NASDAQ with offices in Leiden, the Netherlands, and Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. ProQR is focused on the development of life-changing RNA therapies to meet the unmet needs of individuals and families with common and rare diseases. A team of 150 enthusiastic ProQRians from all walks of life and more than 30 different nationalities is up to this challenge. We have the passion and commitment to make a difference in the lives of the communities we serve. Our proprietary Axiomer® RNA editing technology platform enables the editing of specific single nucleotides in RNA using the cell’s own editing machinery. Axiomer® RNA editing technology harnesses ADAR (Adenosine Deaminase Acting on RNA), which is machinery present in all human cells to repair G-to-A mutations, modulate protein, and enable protective mutation functions. Axiomer could potentially yield a new class of innovative medicines and treat currently untreatable diseases.

We’re currently looking for a Payroll Specialist (32 - 40 hrs/week) to join our awesome HR team. You will be responsible for the complete payroll process and execution, as the go-to person for all (international) payroll, benefits projects (e.g. new pension legislation) and administrative matters (HR and HR-financial related). Despite being an independent position, you will work closely and be well supported by your HR and Finance colleagues. This role is well-suited for someone who likes responsibility and variety in their role.

Location: Leiden (on-site).

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Execute monthly (international) payroll (provide input data, proceed, control)
  • Administration of (international) employee benefit programs
  • Perform various administrative duties with respect to (social) insurance, pension, health and safety within legislative requirements
  • Perform basic HR administration tasks and Payroll while working closely with our external HR service providers
  • Effective administration of employee documentation throughout their employment at ProQR
  • Contract and correspondence management
  • Support /backup of the HR coordinator: contact point for HR-related questions
  • Respond to any incoming requests of (future) employees in relation to compensation and benefit matters (employer statements, pay slips, social security/leaves) to create a positive employee experience
  • Collaborate with different stakeholders, like Finance, HR and Recruitment
  • Review, analyze, and document current payroll and tax procedures; recommend and implement improved changes leading to best practice operations.

What do we think you need?

  • MBO+/ HBO level, in payroll (like PDL – ‘praktijk diploma loonadministratie’ or VPS – ‘Vakopleiding Payroll Services’)
  • You have at least 3-years of work experience in a similar role
  • You are familiar with working in a dynamic organization
  • You have high standards and strive for perfection, but you also know how to be pragmatic in order to respect the deadlines and budget
  • You’re hands-on, a self-starter and you enjoy the combination of setting up a structured approach as well as getting things done yourself. Above all, you are solution-oriented.
  • Work proactively, accurately, and independently as well as within a multidisciplinary team (being a team player).
  • Effective verbal and interpersonal communication skills (in both English and Dutch)
  • Knowledge or worked with ADP Payroll/Admin (ADP IHCM) software
  • Experience with Employee Stock options administration
  • You work hard and are not afraid to have a little fun while you do so

ProQR as an employer

As an employer, we are a true believer in the value of a workforce in which people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to develop themselves, personally and professionally. We believe that happy and energized people, working well together in an environment in which they thrive, will do phenomenal and awesome things.

We are committed to ensuring that no employee, candidate, or job applicant receives less favorable treatment on the grounds of race, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marriage, or civil partnership status. At ProQR we want to create an inclusive culture where everyone can be valued for who they are and in which individual differences and contributions in all forms are recognized and valued.

We offer an exciting and innovative working environment in a very committed organization, with the following benefits:

  • A competitive salary
  • 8% holiday allowance
  • 30 vacation days
  • An annual performance bonus
  • Stock options
  • A premium-free pension plan
  • A commuting allowance
  • A subsidized staff restaurant
  • Employee events (boot camp, Rebel café, and other social events)

Do you want to be part of our devoted team of enthusiastic professionals? Do you think you can contribute to achieving our mission? Do you want to work in a challenging environment where your work can really make a difference? If so, we’re looking forward to receiving your application by filling out our application form.

You can contact Silvia Catellani via Internal if you have any questions.