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EA's CFO organization comprises a broad group of finance disciplines. Our common goal is partnership with business teams, delivering strategies, and providing our players with amazing experiences. All of our finance teams assist the business in achieving profitable creativity by providing financial insight, reporting, and guidance.

We use progressive tools to analyze and visualize data, telling the story of financial drivers, performance, risks, and opportunities. We value attributes like collaboration and learning. We celebrate diversity and inclusion by creating a place where you can come to work and be yourself.

What you will do as a Payroll Specialist, reporting to our EU Payroll Manager

  • Be part of our EA's European payroll team in Madrid to manage different payroll processes of multiple countries, with preference of German and LATAM locations

  • Ensure legislative compliance and that employees are paid accurately according to established laws.

  • Work with the EU Payroll Management Team to Identify areas of process improvement.

  • Partner with other internal EA partners such as People Experience (PE) and Finance to streamline processes and build strong relationships.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the monthly processing of all salary data.

  • Work closely with our people experience (HR) teams to ensure all relevant monthly change data is received in time for processing.

  • Work closely with Compensation & Benefits to ensure all benefits are reported and processed correctly through payroll.

  • Monitor and remain entirely up to date with all legislative changes.

  • Ensure full legislation compliance meeting legal deadlines, e.g., Tax and Social Security authorities, to prevent late payment/reporting penalties.

  • Payroll reporting for our wider finance teams.

  • Respond to all queries from employees, authorities, and managers.

  • Labor/employment law queries include parental leave, sick leave, leavers, starters, and contractual issues.

  • Assisting in the reconciliation and closure of the tax year-end processes.

  • Monthly processing of the Company Share Schemes.

  • Manage the processing of various share schemes via payroll as local legislation requires, including Stock Plans, RSU, and ESPP.

  • Reconcile monthly ESPP contributions and ensure data is submitted to the US within the deadlines.

  • New hires, work contract changes, and termination payroll processes.

Skills and Knowledge Required

  • 2+ years' demonstrated experience in a payroll function

  • Previous experience using ADP payroll services (ADP Celergo) or any other global payroll tool.

  • Excellent MS Excel knowledge is needed.

  • Preferably an expertise in multiple territories for Europe, German legislation would be advantageous.

  • Fluent in spoken and written English (please note that English is the working language for this role).

  • Preferably fluent in spoken and written German.

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About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.