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Contractor/Consultant - Senior Associate, Accounting Operations

Utrecht, Netherlands

At Genmab, we’re committed to building extra[not]ordinary futures together, by developing antibody products and pioneering, knock-your-socks-off therapies that change the lives of patients and the future of cancer treatment and serious diseases. From our people who are caring, candid, and impact-driven to our business, which is innovative and rooted in science, we believe that being proudly unique, determined to be our best, and authentic is essential to fulfilling our purpose.

The role

Main objectives and focus:

  • Manage the Dutch payroll from end-to-end.

  • Assist the Payroll Associate Director as well as guide and support colleagues with any questions/items related to payroll processing.

  • Resolve payroll issues and questions, ensuring timely and accurate resolutions.



  • Manage and support with the end-to-end payroll process for the Dutch entity of approx. 800 employees.

  • Align with HROps and the payroll service provider on monthly and annual processes.

  • Perform key monthly payroll reviews and prepare it for approval, ensuring high levels of accuracy and consistency.

  • Ensure the calculation of tax and premiums is accurate and statutory legislation is maintained.

  • Manage the shared inbox and advise employees and stakeholders on payroll related queries.

  • Ensure period-to-period reconciliations are performed and reviewed as required.

  • Where integration between our HR system Workday and the payroll provider exist, oversee and review the integration.

  • Review payroll transactions and identify changes against master data from HR, including new hires, leave of absences, terminations, employee changes and wage garnishments, auditing payroll data and reports for errors and resolving payroll issues.

  • Review, analyze and improve the current payroll processes to ensure a smooth run-on monthly basis and compliance to SOX controls.

  • Prepare the monthly payroll journals.

  • Account and process the RSUs warrants and process accordingly in the payroll.

  • Prepare payroll related accruals e.g. vacation, bonuses, etc...

  • Ensure payroll compliance with company policy as well as local tax legislation.

Process & Compliance:

  • Partner with the Payroll Associate Director to design, document and implement procedures to streamline payroll processes.

  • Ensure compliance of all local payroll regulations and changes of relevant legislation.

  • Ensure compliance of all local payroll regulations and changes of relevant legislation for our international and/or cross-border workers.

  • Manage and document all process controls within the function to ensure compliance and segregation of duties.

  • Align with the Risk and Internal Audit team on processes and controls (SOX compliance).

Other responsibilities:

  • Support and provide cover for other team members during absences to ensure smooth and consistent running of the payroll function.

  • Flexibility to adjust to changing priorities and ad hoc projects as required.

  • Support ongoing compliance for Accounting Ops and HROps.

  • Proactively keeping up to date with all relevant legislative changes in tax, pensions and taxable benefits.


  • Payroll Professional (bachelor's degree) with the ability to resolve complex payroll issues effectively.

    • Completed PDL and VPS are a preference.

  • 5+ years working experience with Dutch payroll regulations and tax legislation.

  • In-depth knowledge of payroll processes and compliance requirements in the Netherlands.

  • Proficient with systems, i.e., MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint) and payroll software.

  • Very strong technical attitude and desire to enhance knowledge

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and successfully in a fast-paced and global service-oriented environment.

  • Strong knowledge of Payroll and Benefits standard methodologies and familiarity with transactional based payroll and automated processes.

  • Excellent written and spoken Dutch and English language skills

  • Experience in equity accounting and reporting (Restricted Stock Units and Warrants) is a preference.

  • Work experience of Workday and SAP payroll and reports is a preference.

  • Experience working with colleagues from different cultures across international offices.

About you:

  • You are a self-motivated individual with a can-do attitude with creative problem-solving ability.

  • You can manage strict deadlines and can plan and manage a number of deadline-driven activities in parallel while maintaining accuracy.

  • You are a team player who can work alongside stakeholders as well as someone with a high degree of integrity and discretion to manage queries and conflicts as they arise.

  • You are someone with strong communication skills

  • You are someone with a strong desire to continuously improve.

About You

  • You are passionate about our purpose and genuinely care about our mission to transform the lives of patients through innovative cancer treatment
  • You bring rigor and excellence to all that you do. You are a fierce believer in our rooted-in-science approach to problem-solving
  • You are a generous collaborator who can work in teams with diverse backgrounds
  • You are determined to do and be your best and take pride in enabling the best work of others on the team
  • You are not afraid to grapple with the unknown and be innovative
  • You have experience working in a fast-growing, dynamic company (or a strong desire to)
  • You work hard and are not afraid to have a little fun while you do so


Genmab leverages the effectiveness of an agile working environment, when possible, for the betterment of employee work-life balance. Our offices are designed as open, community-based spaces that work to connect employees while being immersed in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Whether you’re in one of our collaboratively designed office spaces or working remotely, we thrive on connecting with each other to innovate.

About Genmab

Genmab is an international biotechnology company with a core purpose guiding its unstoppable team to strive towards improving the lives of patients through innovative and differentiated antibody therapeutics. For more than 20 years, its passionate, innovative and collaborative team has invented next-generation antibody technology platforms and leveraged translational research and data sciences, which has resulted in a proprietary pipeline including bispecific T-cell engagers, next-generation immune checkpoint modulators, effector function enhanced antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates. To help develop and deliver novel antibody therapies to patients, Genmab has formed 20+ strategic partnerships with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. By 2030, Genmab’s vision is to transform the lives of people with cancer and other serious diseases with Knock-Your-Socks-Off (KYSO™) antibody medicines.

Established in 1999, Genmab is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with locations in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S. and Tokyo, Japan.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success. No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Learn more about our commitments on our website .

Genmab is committed to protecting your personal data and privacy. Please see our privacy policy for handling your data in connection with your application on our website .

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands, Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in NL is initially to offer a fixed-term employment contract for a year, if the employee performs well and if the business conditions do not change, renewal for an indefinite term may be considered after the fixed-term employment contract.

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