The company

Elia is the operator of the Belgian high-voltage transmission grid (380 kV to 30 kV) and is responsible for developing and maintaining the grid, providing users with access to it and controlling energy flows. The Elia group is a team of 2,000 professionals who have the task of ensuring the continuity of electricity supplies in Belgium.

As owner and operator of electricity transmission networks in Belgium and Germany Elia has an important role and mission in supporting and implementing Europe's energy and climate policy.

Junior Payroll Officer

Expertise:  Corporate
Reference ID:  6193



As Payroll Officer within the Compensation & Benefits team, you are the privileged interlocutor of Elia employees with regard to the personnel administration in the broad sense of the word. 
You will take care of the personnel administration for the active and non-active staff members of the Elia group in accordance with the applicable social and tax legislation: keeping track of social documents, calculating holiday pay and holiday entitlements, managing personnel data, processing contract changes such as job changes or amendments to the labour system, drawing up correspondence on various subjects, calculating certain benefits, calculating expenses, updating communication to staff, etc.
You work closely with Elia’s social secretariat and manage the files entrusted to you in their entirety. You answer and follow up the questions of employees dealing with personnel administration (payslip, social documents, holidays, etc.). 
Together with the team, you are responsible for preparing the monthly salary calculation and you conduct salary processing checks. In this way, you contribute to a correct salary payment process. 

Your Profile


  • You have a bachelor’s degree in personnel management or an equivalent qualification.
  • You have already gained some initial experience in payroll. 
  • You are fluent in Dutch or French and have a good knowledge of the other national language.
  • You have a customer-oriented approach. 
  • You enjoy working in a team. 
  • You work accurately and structured. 
  • You have good communication skills.
  • You have a good understanding of social legislation and are willing to acquire more in-depth knowledge.
  • You master MS Office and like working with numbers. Excellent knowledge of Excel is essential.


Boulevard de l'Empereur 20 -1000 Bruxelles

What's in it for you?

More than offering you a mere job, we give you an exciting, ultra-professional environment, unique training and every opportunity to develop your career potential to the full, plus an attractive salary and fringe benefits. So choosing Elia means opting for a future full of promise!