Payroll Processing Analyst - SAP HR

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
12 Aug 2022
12 Sep 2022
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


Team up with Apple, one of the most influential technology leaders in the industry. Join the Apple Finance organisation and make a positive impact, where you will share in a commitment to excellence by partnering with world-class teammates, all with one unified vision - creating innovative products that delight customers. Finance is about “fuelling innovation”. We do this by hiring quality individuals with integrity and personal accountability, who value teamwork, work product excellence and proactive thinking. If you share these values and want to be part of something big, contact us today. The Global Payroll Services Team is seeking an experienced Payroll Processing Analyst to provide timely, accurate, and comprehensive payroll processing for multiple countries.

Key qualifications

  • Must have experience (5+ years) with SAP HR and ADP GV for Payroll processing
  • Overall understanding of payroll and post payroll process flows, from the point of data capture through gross to net calculation to include processing or analysing complex payments, required
  • Experience processing payroll for multiple countries, up to and including post-process audits, bank file creation, termination processing, legislative reporting such as monthly lodgements & year end statements generation, GL files generation and inbound/ outbound interfaces management
  • Proficiency with spreadsheet, process mapping and word processing tools
  • Motivated self-starter who works well individually and in teams; good organisational and planning skills with strong attention to detail, required
  • Understand day to day priorities and adapt to an ever-changing/ fast paced environment
  • Experience developing and/or redesigning processes to maximise efficiency and effectiveness while maintaining proper internal controls and meeting segregation of duties requirements
  • Strong communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to identify key stakeholders and successfully influence without authority
  • Language skills a plus


  • Provides high quality customer service to both internal and external groups, effective communication and presentation skills required
  • Meet payroll delivery timelines, on time every time (no missed pay dates or statutory submissions)
  • Analyses and explains all components of payroll processing in SAP HR Identifies, analyses, researches and resolves errors and discrepancies between Apple’s internal HR/Employee systems and the payroll system to ensure accurate system status prior to payroll processing
  • Performs audits and reconciliations to the highest quality and understand the purpose and importance in the payroll
  • Supports various projects and/or system UAT stages through partnership and collaboration with IS&T, Ops & QA teams
  • Ensures all documentation is properly updated and supported according to company policies, procedures, regulatory practices and legal requirements
  • Solves day-to-day operational problems of varied scope and complexity Production Support for Global Payroll systems for technical defects, enhancements or regular maintenance, providing timely ticket updates to business partners
  • Supports global peers, acting as a back-up or additional resource for audits, error handling, and payroll processing
  • Handling of confidential data and understanding of responsibility

Education & experience

  • Qualifications are generally met by someone who has a technical Bachelor’s degree or 5+ years of experience in similar roles.

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