Payroll Administrator

Updated: 12 days ago
Deadline: Location: Budapest

Human Resources Office
Open for Employee Referral
Application deadline: 
Open until filled
Starting date: 
As soon as possible

The Human Resources Office at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for a Payroll Administrator position.

The successful candidate will be responsible for every payroll-related administration task and for providing a service-oriented environment for  CEU employees with payroll inquiries. The Payroll Administrator will work closely with the Payroll Coordinators within the team.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Sorting and handing out incoming mail to payroll team members. 
  • Mailing out documents prepared by payroll coordinators.
  • Printing exit papers, managing signing procedures, filling in the social security booklets with necessary dates and saving the scanned version, then mailing the package to the employee.
  • Preparing and sending monthly and annual reports to pension funds and the insurance company.
  • Ensuring that the document storage and the personal documents are properly kept in order.  
  • Providing help to the payroll team in all administrative tasks as requested. 


  • Demonstrated at least 1 year of administrative work experience.
  • Good knowledge of the English and Hungarian languages (verbal & written).
  • Thorough knowledge of Excel and experience with NexonBér and / or NexonTime is advantageous.
  • High-level accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently without requiring daily supervision.
  • Ability to initiate improvements.
  • Interested in working in payroll.



We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment.

How to apply

How to apply:

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information of three references


Please send your complete application package to: - including job code in subject line: 2021/021 

Employee Referral Program application:

If one of our employees have drawn your attention to this job opportunity, please apply via this email address, and mention our colleague in the cover letter:  - including job code in the subject line: 2021/021.

About CEU

Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary. CEU's mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, research-based teaching and learning and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies. CEU offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of resident faculty from over 50 countries and prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

For more information, please visit .

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

The privacy of your personal information is very important to us. We collect, use, and store your personal information in accordance with the requirements of the applicable data privacy rules, including specifically the General Data Protection Regulation. To learn more about how we manage your personal data during the recruitment process, please see our Privacy Notice at:  (Hungary: Közép-európai Egyetem, Central European University) or  (Austria: Central European University, CEU Central European University Private University).

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