Junior Payroll Officer for the ‘HR Policies & Staff Relations’ department

Would you like to help support a public institution that increases public trust in the financial sector and is committed to consumer protection?

Then come and join our team at the FSMA!

And become a Junior Payroll Officer for the ‘HR Policies & Staff Relations’ department.


The Pay unit is responsible for processing the FSMA staff’s payroll and serves as the point of contact for all payroll-related questions.


  • Payroll management

You will enter into the digital payroll processing program all data required for the proper calculation of salaries and benefits as well as for the reimbursement of expenses. You will process information relating to certain events (hiring, termination, pension, illness, marriage, birth, etc.) or changes in employment status (new salary category, change in work regime or schedule, unpaid leave, etc.).

After having prepared the monthly payroll calculation, you will forward it to the payroll agency that performs the gross-net calculation. Before the salaries are paid out, you will check the calculations made by the payroll agency and verify that all data entered in the digital payroll processing program have been taken into account. You will make any necessary corrections and ensure that the payment of salaries runs smoothly.

You will see to the correct implementation in the payroll of any HR-related policy decision, such as the introduction or modification of certain benefits. You will make sure that social and tax laws and regulations are respected.

  • Handling individual questions

You will handle various staff members’ questions relating, for example, to the calculation of their salary.

In addition, you will work closely with the HR Business Partners on all payroll aspects of their files.

  • Project management

Like other unit members, you will be assigned a number of projects, such as managing and renewing insurance contracts, analyzing the market when an HR tool like the time clock needs to be replaced, reflecting on tools and files and their potential optimization, etc.


  • At least a Bachelors’ diploma (non-university).
  • Work experience in a similar position is an asset.
  • Interest in figures and familiarity with the commonly used Microsoft Office applications, especially of Excel.
  • Good knowledge of the social legislation or willingness to acquire such knowledge.
  • Previous work experience with payroll agencies and/or a knowledge of payroll in the public sector is an asset.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible and proactive attitude.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with accuracy and goal-orientedness.
  • Analytical and pragmatic mind-set.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Capacity for empathy and ability to inspire confidence.
  • Solid competence in Dutch and French.


  • A full-time job with a permanent contract.
  • A chance to have a job with a significant societal impact, as you will get an opportunity to do your bit for consumer protection.
  • You can expect a competitive salary package with a wide range of fringe benefits (including group and hospitalization insurance, full reimbursement of public transportation to/from work, budget-friendly company dining room, contribution to your mobile phone and internet subscriptions, additional non-statutory holidays, bank holidays, etc.).
  • Good work/life balance (teleworking a few days a week).
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Easy to reach location in central Brussels.
  • Numerous opportunities for training and development.

Each member of the FSMA staff is subject to a strict code of ethics and is bound by the obligation of professional secrecy.