Experienced payroll supporter to Novo Nordisk Payroll - Maternity Cover

Category:  Finance

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Are you passionate about providing great support to your colleagues? Are you experienced within various areas of payroll and related topics and motivated by working in a highly engaged team? Then you might be what we are looking for in a temporary position as Payroll Supporter 31/12-2022
You will become part of a team in Novo Nordisk that; ensures salaries are correct and paid in due time and provides guidance to questions related to salary, vacation, maternity/paternity leaves and time. 
About the department
Payroll department is part of Corporate Accounting, a unit of Finance & Compliance at Novo Nordisk. We are 18 dedicated employees, who  are handling salaries  for approximately 18,000 employees at Novo Nordisk  A/S and companies in the group. 
We strive at ensuring correct salary paid in due time, and for answering all payroll related questions from our colleagues in Denmark in close cooperation with partners in Corporate Accounting,  People & Organisation and Global IT. 
You will have the opportunity to become part of an organisation with a strong focus on quality and digitalisation in Bagsværd.


The position
You will be responsible for your own payroll processes in close collaboration with your colleagues. You will handle cases and telephone calls from employees regarding their salary, pension, taxation, vacation and maternity/paternity leaves. We have app. 30.000 cases/calls a year. You, as well as all other employees in the department, will work dedicated on supporting our journey in optimization and digitalization of our processes, which play an important role in supporting the agility and simplicity strategy in Novo Nordisk. 
To further develop the team, it is vital you hold excellent interpersonal skills and are focused on securing a good collaboration with your colleagues, despite their differences in competences as well as personal profiles.

  • You have deep insight in and experience with handling several of the following payroll areas; vacation law, salary calculation, illness/maternity/paternity rules, mobility, company cars, tax and reimbursement and handling internal stakeholders including Executive management.
  • You are passionate about how to contribute to a high quality in all deliveries. 
  • You have strong IT skills 
  • You are proficient in MS Outlook, Excel and Word and experienced in SAP Payroll/HR, previous experience with ServiceNow is a plus, but not a requirement. 


We have many requests from Line of Business, and you need to be able to handle a large volume of tasks efficient and with a sound personal judgment to make wise decisions.

As a multicultural workplace our support is required in both English and Danish therefore it is essential that you are fluent in both languages - written and spoken. 


As a person, you are outgoing with a strong personal drive and dedication. Your creates trustful relations across professions and geography, and you bring a healthy sense of humour to your work – even when the pressure is on. We expect you to be service minded, that you thrive in a busy environment and are focusing on solutions and opportunities. 


Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, your skills, dedication and ambition help us change lives for the better. In exchange, we offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary talent and benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development.


For further information, please contact Manager, Payroll Charlotte Jyde Ødegaard on +45 3079 9843



We would like to see your application as soon as possible and we will conduct interviews ad hoc.

Please sent in your application by the 15/11-2021 latest. Job ad will be taking down sooner if he right candidate is found.

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.