Teamlead Payroll (m/f/x)

Location: Haren
Working Hours: Full-time employee

1,100 employees in 21 locations around the world with a fleet of 50,000+ circulating containers. Since ELA’s establishment in 1972, our business has continuously been expanding, we are specialists in mobile room solutions. Our family-run company based in Haren (Ems), Germany, is growing at a fast pace and we are actively looking for qualified and dedicated team players to join us locally, internationally and beyond.


As we continue to grow rapidly, we are now looking for a Teamlead Payroll (m/f/x) who is interested in current Human Resources trends beyond their role as a payroll manager and enjoys working on various projects to digitise and increase the efficiency of HR processes.  You‘re a person with your individual profile, qualifications, talents and wishes. But we are not like any other company. We offer exciting jobs, opportunities for your further development and an easy going working atmosphere. Interested? Then we should get to know each other better.


Your responsibilities

  • Leadership and development of the HR Payroll team with three employees
  • Responsibility for the processing of all personnel administration procedures, in particular the timely and high-quality preparation of monthly payroll accounting, the complete contract and certification system as well as for the entire recording and maintenance of the personnel master data of all our companies.
  • Checking wage tax, social security and labour law issues and advising our employees in case of queries
  • Processing of registration and certification as well as communication with health insurance funds, offices and social security institutions
  • Clarification of tax and social security issues on accounting topics, e.g. with accounting service providers and auditors
  • Standardising and continuously improving administrative processes to increase efficiency as well as monitoring and evaluating HR trends
  • Management of (partial) projects for digitalisation and efficiency increase in the HR area

Your skills

  • Successfully completed commercial training with corresponding further training as a human resources specialist (m/f/d) or in the area of payroll accounting or a completed degree in the area of economics or business administration, ideally with a focus on human resources management
  • Several years of professional experience in payroll accounting, ideally in an industrial company
  • Ideally first management experience, but not mandatory 
  • Very good knowledge of tax, labour and social security law
  • Confident handling of common MS Office applications and knowledge of DATEV desirable
  • Good written and spoken English

What you can expect from us

  • We offer a permanent employment contract
  • You have flexible working hours with us, work flexitime and have the option of up to 60% home office per week
  • We organize a far-reaching training for you so that you get to know the companies of the ELA Container Group
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths await you here
  • Fresh fruits and drinks every day
  • In order to keep you fit and healthy, we offer various health campaigns and massage appointments on a regular basis
  • You can also use our in-house gym or you benefit from our cooperation with the company fitness provider qualitrain - 4,500 facilities across Germany
  • Individual opportunities for development
  • We take care of your company pension sceme and offer capital-forming benefits
  • At ELA you can expect to have a varied work experience in a globally operating company, an uncomplicated way of dealing with one another and a variety of opportunities to contribute your own ideas

How you can apply

The best way to send us your documents is via our career portal at or by e-mail to your CV, the most important references and qualifications. Add a few lines about what makes you special, why we fit together and how you became aware of us. We are also interested in your notice period and salary expectations. A personal interview is the best way to get to know each other. We look forward to meeting you!

Any questions?
Contact us via e-mail or WhatsApp/text message on +49 1511 9539616.



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