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Payroll Coordinator

SLS Barcelona | Carrer de Vila, 08017 Barcelona, Spain


Company Description

SLS Barcelona brings a new variety of oceanside glamor, indulgence and excellence to Barcelona’s vibrant 22@ neighborhood. 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, with two pools, a spa, fitness center and six bars and restaurants that create lively food and entertainment within this singular location. A 750sqm auditorium and a dozen versatile meeting spaces round out the offering to form the complete destination - inviting groups, events and travelers of all types to say, “farewell to the ordinary.”

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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