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Payroll Manager (m/f/d)



Accounting & Finance
Bruchsal, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Company Description

Here at Volocopter, we are the pioneers of electric air taxis (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft - eVTOLs). We have pledged to bring sustainable urban air mobility to life by getting electric air taxis off the ground in a way that complements existing transportation options in megacities across the globe. In 2011 we carried out the first-ever crewed flight of a fully electric multicopter and have since conducted more than 2,000 public and private test flights across the world (

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

  • You will manage payroll relevant employee data, including time and attendance data, in collaboration with People & Organization Specialists
  • You will prepare monthly payroll in close collaboration with external payroll provider
  • You will supervise correct payroll runs through pre and post payroll checks
  • You will manage complex payroll cases in collaboration with employees and external partners
  • You will act as a point of contact for payroll (including tax and social security) related questions to management, employees and P&O colleagues
  • You will run payroll related analyses and provide respective reports in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. P&O, Finance, Controlling, tax and social security authorities)
  • You will contribute to process improvements and digitalization projects

This position can be filled at one of our locations, in Bruchsal (Karlsruhe/Heidelberg region) or Munich.


Check in your professional skills:

  • Profound knowledge of payroll processes; ability to steer and control payroll process, create solutions for individual cases, create proposals for process improvements and steer/control external providers
  • Profound knowledge in German tax and social security regulations, ability to apply to broad range of cases; ability to solve complex cases in alignment with further partners (e.g. tax consultants)
  • Profound knowledge of HRIS, payroll and time & attendance IT system in use
  • Knowledge of classic HR KPIs and analysis methods/software (e.g., Excel); ability to apply to standard and ad-hoc requests
  • Proficiency in standard office IT systems
  • Basic knowledge of project management methods
  • Fluent in English and German language

Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a superb network of investors and partners
  • Chance to shape the future of aviation
  • Help us to create groundbreaking new projects - from scratch!
  • Personal accountability, as well as growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workspaces, flexible hours, quick decision-making, a flat hierarchy, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive compensation package

Diversity at Volocopter:

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunities, trust, and ensure all employees feel heard. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts with each of us. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.