Compensation Service Lead (12 month contract)

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
08 Sep 2021
17 Sep 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


Weekly Hours: 39

Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Together we create products and experiences people once couldn’t have imagined — and now can’t imagine living without. If you’re excited by the idea of making a real impact, a career with Apple might be your dream job… Just be prepared to dream big! Apple has been operating in Cork since 1980. We have grown to over 5000 employees, serving our customers through a wide range of critical business functions, which are key to Apple’s continued success. We support and promote career development throughout the organisation, offering a long and exciting career with many opportunities to enable you to perfect your existing skills - and acquire new ones. This is a key role in a dynamic environment with the potential for the role to develop further in line with business requirements. The aim of this role is to support the EMEIA Compensation and Benefits Services team.

Key Qualifications Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills Proven track record of working in a demanding environment, achieving strong results and quickly adjust to changes Skills in data analysis, manipulation and reporting are crucial Proven ability to respond to employee queries within the agreed SLA, providing a positive interaction for Apple employees. Clear problem solving skills, effective process evaluation, and strong team building. Ability to quickly develop strong working relationships with business partners Description

The Compensation Service Lead role will serve as a key point of contact for compensation services activities for EMEA. The successful candidate needs to be a person of high integrity and sound judgment, who can work independently with the ability to call out and handle ad-hoc issues relating to our role. Co-ordinate Payroll, Benefits and Leave Administration tasks for DACH and the Nordic region. Foster a positive and inclusive team culture, while ensuring all tasks are completed in a timely & accurate manner. Ensure employee queries are responded to quickly, completely and accurately. Champion the importance of an excellent employee experience as your number one priority. Implement and maintain controls over all documentation and processes, both internal and legislative/external. Focus on reporting and reconciliation of pay and benefit/leave data to ensure payroll is correct. Analyse complex business challenges, identify potential solutions and related impacts, and recommend comprehensive, cross functional solutions. Focus daily on increased efficiencies and scalability through process improvements and automation. Partner with our external Payroll & Benefits Vendors, Store Managers, People Support, Compliance, Payroll accounting, and Systems teams to ensure all issues are addressed and resolutions put in place promptly. Ensure all of the appropriate returns are filed with local government bodies accurately and within SLA. Act as Compensation Services consultant to Business Partners and employees on payroll legislation, implementation & administering processes including payroll, benefits & leave. Conduct regular employee training on Payroll and Benefits Administration programs and systems where required. Deputise for your senior leadership occasionally.

Education & Experience

Business Degree/MA or proven experience in Payroll and/or Benefits. Accountancy qualification and/or IPASS certification. Fluent in English, additional fluent language capabilities are an advantage.

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