Vacancy: Payroll & Administration Officer (M/F/X)

About Alterfin

Created in 1994, Alterfin is a cooperative company that aims to promote sustainable development and improve living conditions of socially and economically deprived people and communities worldwide by financing microfinance institutions and sustainable agriculture organisations in low and low middle-income countries.

The Alterfin team consists of 24 employees and 12 external consultants working in different countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia.

About the position

As a Payroll & Administration Officer you will play a key role in the organization and will be responsible for the coordination of the payroll and administration activities in cooperation with following departments: People & Risk, Finance and Impact.

Your responsibilities

You are responsible for:

  • The coordination of all payroll activities (national and international).
  • The compensation-related administrative activities.
  • The maintenance of HR MIS/tools and administrative files.
  • Answering team members’ questions about their administration and payroll.
  • Dealing with insurance providers.
  • The coordination of the incoming invoicing process and all HR related accounting processes.

And would support on:  

  • Internal and external financial audits.
  • The development of HR policies and procedures.
  • Organizing internal events.
  • Onboarding and offboarding activities.

Your profile

  • You have a Bachelor or a Master degree in accounting, economics or finance.
  • You have been working for at least 5 years in payroll. An experience with a social secretariat would be a plus.
  • You have basic knowledge of accounting. An experience with accounting software(s) would be a plus.
  • You are analytical and like to work with figures.
  • You are precise, rigorous and have an eye for details.
  • You are client-minded and have good communication skills.
  • You have a good knowledge of French and/or Dutch and English.
  • You feel strong affinity for Alterfin’s social mission and want to invest your personal development on the long run in the same field.

What can you expect?

  • The opportunity to work for a growing organisation with real social and environmental impact.
  • A part-time (80%) permanent contract starting as soon as possible.
  • An international setting with friendly, committed colleagues.
  • Flexible working hours with the opportunity to work from home.
  • An attractive reward package with many additional perks (meal vouchers, group insurance, hospitalisation insurance, etc.).  
  • Extra days of leave in addition to the legal minimum.
  • A sustainable and inspiring workplace at the Mundo-Madou offices in the heart of Brussels (easily accessible by public transport). Remote candidates are also being considered.

How to apply?

Send your application with a cover letter and CV to with job title in the subject line. Only selected candidates will proceed to interviews.

We recruit on the basis of skills and talents, irrespective of your formal qualifications, gender, sexual orientation, religion, origin or disability.