Payroll Analyst – Sweden

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Corporate Functions


Posted: 29 Nov 2018
Weekly Hours: 39
Role Number: 200016749
Apple is a place where extraordinary people capture to do their best work. Together we build products and experiences people once couldn’t have envisioned — 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. We have been operating in Cork since 1980. We have grown to over 5,000 employees, serving our customers with critical business functions, which are key to Apple’s continued success. Every single day you will connect with and be supported by your colleagues at one of the most diverse and inclusive companies in the world. You will have responsibility for contributing to our continued success and be a key player within your job function. We support and promote career development throughout the organisation, offering an exciting career with many opportunities to enable you perfect your existing skills - and acquire new ones. You will become a member of the wider Finance team at Apple. With over 300 employees from a multitude of backgrounds, the Finance department in Cork supports all functions of Apple in EMEIA, including sales fulfilment, Logistics, Manufacturing and Operations, Apple Music, Apple Retail as well as the Global Business Solutions function.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Previous experience of France Payroll Processes essential.
  • Strong technical skills, quick to learn new systems
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and quickly adjust to changes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good organization skills, ability to manage time and priorities effectively and efficiently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication for all levels of staff
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills
  • Listens to feedback and takes constructive actions
  • Working knowledge of SAP Payroll and Kronos Timekeeping a plus
  • Previous experience working in a high volume payroll processing and a fast paced/dynamic environment


Complete the day to day payroll operational tasks Co-ordinate Payroll closes for European Payrolls Month end reporting and posting of payroll to SAP general ledger including completion of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and journal bookings to GL Completing and Coordinating tax year ends for various European Payrolls Implementing and maintaining controls over all documentation and processes Engage in European Payroll Projects and work in testing and UAT cycles Drive operational improvements and standardisation across payroll function Partner closely with local Payroll Vendors, Store Managers, HR, Compliance, Systems teams and any other relevant business partners Ensure all payrolls are completed in a timely & accurate manner and in line with SOX controls. Complete induction and training for new hires and ensure ongoing training is available for any existing team members. Ensure all desktop procedures & process notes are complete and maintained for any process or legislative changes. Work with Payroll Systems team to identify issues in payroll that require development and provide input to requirements for any proposed system changes. Support UAT test cycles as directed by your manager. Manage and troubleshoot any issues to ensure timely resolution of issues.

Education & Experience

Other languages e.g. Spanish, German, Swedish a plus Accountancy qualification (ACA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA or ICAI) a plus Qualification with IPASS or similar is desirable Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants Payroll

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