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Payroll Coordinator

SLS - Barcelona


Company Description

SLS Barcelona, a five-star urban resort of extraordinary experiences, brings a new variety of seaside glamour, indulgence and excellence to Barcelona’s waterfront district of Port Forum. Here the hallmarks of an SLS wonderland – playful ambiance, VIP treatment, and theatrical experiences - meet idyllic views to set a lavish stage for the extraordinary to unfold. The only 5-star hotel in the city to feature a terrace off every guestroom (471 in total), SLS Barcelona is all-encompassing in its delight, offering an array of exclusive amenities including rooftop dining and bars, three inviting swimming pools, a spacious 800 square-meter ballroom with abundant natural light, break out rooms catering to all size of meetings, a rejuvenating spa, and a state-of-the-art fitness centre. Say farewell to the ordinary, and hello to the extraordinary! 

Job Description

What you’ll do

We are looking for an experienced Payroll Coordinator to join the pre-opening team at SLS Barcelona. Under the guidance of the Assistant Director of People & Culture, the Payroll Coordinator ensures the everything related to the payroll, HRIS and staff files of the hotel are up to date while supporting the People & Culture day-to-day tasks. The Payroll Coordinator assures the hotel culture is true to the SLS brand by fostering a team culture in which its members feel empowered to make decisions and take responsibility for their workload and professional development.

  • You will foster a positive and structured work environment which encourages the successful operation of the business.
  • Ensuring that all files related to payroll (settlement, medical leaves, month end information, liens, etc.) are sent to the outsource payroll company in a timely manner.
  • Check that hotel team is clocking in-out in a correct way.
  • Draft letters for promotion, demotion, changes in job category, worked hours, etc.
  • Supports the People and Culture department with everything related to health & safety including the coordination with external companies.
  • Position our brand as an employer of choice through effective recruitment strategies that attract talent and build a talent pool for effective succession planning within the business.
  • Keep the culture of the hotel alive by embedding the SLS values, promoting a fair, safe and inclusive environment and leading initiatives that engage and empower the team.
  • Oversee maintenance of accurate and up-to-date personnel files and records for all employees.
  • Ensure hiring standards and applicable laws and regulations are followed.
  • Work with the Assistant Director of People & Culture on European/Global projects and rollouts.


What we are looking for...

  • University degree with emphasis in Human Resources.
  • +2 years experience in hospitality within hotels/restaurants in a similar position.
  • Knowledge of Spanish labour law.
  • Proven team leader with a high level of energy and motivation with a proven track record of living the company's values
  • Proficient knowledge of computer systems such as: Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook is required
  • Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment and have a high level attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluent in Spanish and English.
  • You have a solid understanding of local legal compliance requirements.
  • You make people feel good - your team, guests and colleagues alike.  You make a positive impact.
  • You’re a strong team leader, a natural at managing and inspiring others in a way that gets the best out of them.
  • You are an excellent relationship builder, confident in working with other teams and leaders; you’re passionate about what we can achieve together.
  • You take ownership of important issues, solve problems, and make effective decisions.
  • You learn quickly and adapt to SLS’s unique culture.
  • You are humble and open to ideas. We leave our ego at the door and help get things done.
  • You’re up for doing things differently and trying (almost) everything once.
  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and has fun along the way.

Additional Information

What's in it for you... 

  • The opportunity to join an innovative, fast-growing, international group that’s committed to not just building new hotels but building a global brand. 

  • The chance to challenge the norm and work in an environment that is both creative and rewarding. 

  • Become part of a team that’s very passionate about creating great hospitality experiences and exploring new locations at every opportunity. 

  • A competitive package and plenty of opportunity for development. 

  • Excellent discounts across the entire Ennismore family of brands. 


SLS is part of Ennismore, a creative hospitality company rooted in culture and community, with a global collection of entrepreneurial and founder-built brands with purpose at their heart. Ennismore is a joint- venture with Accor, formed in 2021. 

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