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People Operations Specialist



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People & HR, Operations
London, UK · Paris, France · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Full time - Paris or full remote from EU - €40/54k + equity

Reporting to the VP People Andy, the People Operations Specialist will play a crucial role in managing HR and payroll functions for Kiln in all of our locations. This position requires strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and a good understanding of HR and payroll processes...


  • HR Administration:

    • Manage employee records and ensure data accuracy in HRIS systems (e.g., Bob, Personio etc).

    • Process employee onboarding, offboarding, and status changes.

    • Assist with HR compliance requirements in the UK, France and Singapore including employment law and regulations.

    • Coordinate employee benefits administration, including enrollment, changes, and inquiries.

  • Payroll Processing:

    • Prepare and process payroll for employees in the UK, France, Singapore and Deel ensuring accuracy and compliance with local regulations.

    • Verify timesheets, commissions, bonuses, and other payroll-related data.

    • Collaborate with external payroll providers to resolve issues and ensure timely payroll processing.

    • Reconcile payroll-related accounts and assist with payroll reporting as needed.

  • Employee Relations:

    • Serve as a point of contact for employee inquiries related to HR policies, benefits, and payroll.

    • Assist with resolving employee relations issues, including disputes, grievances, and disciplinary actions.

    • Support managers with performance management processes and documentation.

  • Compliance and Reporting:

    • Stay up-to-date with UK, French and Singaporean employment laws and regulations, ensuring company compliance.

    • Prepare and submit statutory reports and filings related to HR and payroll (e.g., tax filings, social security contributions).

    • Assist with audits and provide documentation as needed.

  • Process Improvement:

    • Identify, develop, and implement streamlined HR and payroll processes in collaboration with cross-functional teams, documenting SOPs to ensure efficiency and consistency.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement process improvements and best practices.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.

  • 2.5+ years of experience in HR administration and payroll processing, preferably in an international environment.

  • Knowledge of HR and payroll regulations and practices in France.

  • Experience with HRIS systems (e.g., BambooHR, ADP) and payroll software (e.g., Payfit).

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Full proficiency in both English and French languages


  • Knowledge of HR and payroll regulations and practices in the UK, in the USA or in Singapore.

  • Experience or interest in Web3/crypto/blockchain/DeFi

About Kiln:

Kiln is the leading enterprise-grade staking platform, enabling institutional customers to stake assets, and to whitelabel staking functionality into their offering. Our platform is API-first and enables fully automated validators, rewards, and data and commission management.

With over $4+ billion crypto assets being programmatically staked, Kiln has a particularly strong track record on Ethereum as we run over 4% of the network; this includes 30,000+ validators with 0 slashing events.

The team is made up of over 50 ecosystem enthusiasts formerly at Google, Circle, Ledger, Chainalysis, and other leading technology and cryptocurrency companies.

Join Kiln and help us make the web more secure, stable, decentralized, and fair!

How Kiln will support you:

  • People First is not just a word for us, it's a shared daily practice!

  • A helpful senior people team

  • A fast-paced, no bureaucratic work environment

  • Equity Share Options in the Business: if Kiln succeeds, we all succeed!

  • Competitive Salary

  • Unlimited holiday

  • Flexible remote working

  • Choose your IT equipment

  • Internet connection paid up to €50/month

  • Significant personal development and tech conf budget

Your interview process:

  1. Recruiter Interview (45 min)

  2. Take-home test (< 2 hours)

  3. Technical Ability (90 min)

  4. Core Values Interview (45 min)

  5. Founders Interview (30 min)

  6. Offer!

Please note that we are not sponsoring visas for persons without work authorization in the EU. This role is specifically for employees (no B2B or contractors) based in France, the UK, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany & Netherlands where Kiln has a legal entity. Thank you!

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