HR Controller


Adyen is looking for an International HR Controller, and HR professional with a financial background. Are you empowered and challenged to work hard within an international and dynamic working environment, building and implementing to further professionalize, and do you receive energy from collecting, checking, controlling and analyzing HR Data?

We have gone live with the core module of Workday in January 2017. The upgrade of our HR Information system necessitates in turn a different engagement between our HR Operations team and the business. We will continue to build out Workday in the next 1-2 years so that we have a complete end to end HRIS.

In this role you will be working as a part of the group finance team in the Netherlands, building a bridge between HR, Finance and the Business. You will spend your time providing HR Support in the areas of reporting and analyzing HR Data, supporting and controlling payroll closing and supporting pension and insurance administration. You’re the expert when it comes to strategic HR reporting and internal controls. 

This is a position, which is full-time position based in our Headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

As an International HR Controller you will be part of the finance team, consisting of 9 colleagues who manage payroll for our offices in San Francisco, São Paulo, Singapore, London, Paris, Berlin, Stockholm, Madrid, and New York. You will be reporting to the Finance Manager, who is based in Amsterdam.

You will:

  • Provide payroll related administrative support for multiple entities in the Netherlands with a focus on the payroll closing; identifies and communicates areas of improvement related to this area. Works closely with the HR Operations team.
  • Ensure timely and accurate data entry, output and corrections of HR transactions. Identifies and communicates areas of improvement related to HR systems.
  • Identify and communicates areas of improvement related to data management and processing and also to other process flows within its responsibility area.
  • Provide support in pension and insurance administration.

You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Accounting or Business Administration, preferable combined with HR experience.

  • Experience in working with (HR) data, reporting within an international corporate environment

  • Previous HR admin / processes experience is a must.

  • Strong analytic skills with the ability to translate HR data into useful management information.

  • Working proficiency with MS Office, specifically an Excel expert.

  • Experience with Workday desirable.

  • Planning and organizing skills.

  • Problem solving attitude.

  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication across different audiences.

About Adyen

Adyen is a technology company that provides a single platform to accept payments anywhere in the world through any sales channel. Driven by a vision to improve customer experience, streamline processes, and ultimately increase revenue, Adyen enables businesses to process payments across online, mobile, and Point-of-Sale (POS) with over 250 payment methods in more than 150 transaction currencies. Over 4000 companies use the Adyen payment platform, including Facebook,, Uber, Spotify, Groupon, Bijenkorf, Vodafone, Mango, KLM, and JustFab. Adyen is headquartered in Amsterdam, with offices in San Francisco, São Paulo, Singapore, London, Paris, Berlin, Stockholm, Madrid, and Boston.

Our company culture

At Adyen our people are our greatest asset. Our unique company culture attracts the smartest people, who take initiative & ownership and can truly contribute to our fast growth. We believe that people reach the utmost if we give them freedom, opportunities and responsibility to build Adyen. Our culture is very informal and direct. We talk straight without being rude. We are extremely customer centric. We believe in teamwork, and don’t like egos and hierarchy. When taking a decision we take them quickly but always involve others to further improve. We provide each other regular informal feedback and let everyone design their own growth path.


We offer a competitive salary and great career opportunities within a global payments company. Become part of an international work environment and take your career to the next level.

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