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Payroll Controller DACH (m/w/d)


Radisson Hotel Group is an international hotel group, operating in EMEA and APAC with over 1,320 hotels in operation and under development in +95 countries. The international hotel group is rapidly expanding with a plan to significantly grow the portfolio. The Group’s overarching brand promise is Every Moment Matters with a signature Yes I Can! service ethos.

People are at the core of our business success and future. Our people are true Moment Makers and together we bring the culture, spirit, environment, and opportunities that empower you to be your best, every day, everywhere, every time. Together, we make Every Moment Matter.

We are now looking for a Payroll Controller DACH (m/f/d) to join our dynamic team here at Radisson Hotel Group!


  • Review and validate payroll transactions
  • Manage payroll budget, forecast, and manning planning
  • Assess optimal staffing solutions, including insourcing and outsourcing
  • Act as a sparring partner to the Hotel General Managers to drive productivity
  • Monitor and manage overtime, holidays, and sick leave
  • Handle withholding tax settlements
  • Validate pay raises, shift payments, and overtime compensation
  • Plan workforce and Full-Time Equivalents (FTEs), as well as personnel costs, in collaboration with HR Business Partners (HRBPs) and hotels
  • Support year-end and month-end closures and monthly reporting in coordination with Finance Controlling
  • Develop and enhance HR controlling processes, including hours planning, target vs. actual comparisons, and productivity assessments
  • Calculate HR provisions and accruals
  • Import statistical metrics into SAP and perform plan vs. actual comparisons.
  • Calculate monthly allocations
  • Serve as a contact person for auditors, statistics, and external inquiries related to reporting and income determination


  • Proven experience as a payroll controller or in a comparable role
  • Exceptional proficiency in English; German language skills are advantageous
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and make informed decisions
  • Strong communication skills coupled with a dedicated work ethic and positive attitude
  • Adaptability and proficiency in navigating a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • Capability to excel in a matrix organizational structure
  • Proficient in building effective relationships with key stakeholders and establishing internal and external networks
  • Comfortable and adept at collaborating with senior stakeholders within the business


  • Permanent contract and attractive remuneration system
  • Employee rates for you and friends & family in all Radisson and prizeotel hotels
  • As an RHG employee you will get 30% discount F&B discount during your stays in our hotels
  • Reducedmeals up to 50% in the Office Restaurant at St Martin Tower in Frankfurt
  • Free access to our in-house gym
  • You will receive an extra day off around your birthday
  • From your 5th anniversary onwards, you will receive a bonus payment every 5 years, as well as a genuine gold YesICan! pin with a diamond awarded
  • 550 € net Refer-a-Friend bonus for every hired person you bring in
  • Training, transfer and promotion opportunities in 9 hotel brands worldwide
  • “We grow talent, talent grows us”-culture unlimited access to 20,000+ learning modules through our Radisson Academy
  • Diverse and open team and regular team events
  • “Germany’s Best Employers 2021” 2nd place in the category “Gastronomy, Hotels, Leisure & Tourism” in the ranking of the stern magazine

Excited about the opportunity? Join our community of Moment Makers, and let’s connect! We look forward to getting to know you!