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
Management of the Spanish Payroll systems
Ensure legislative compliance, that employees are paid accurately within established tax 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 information including, but not limited to;
Work closely with PE to ensure all relevant monthly change data is received in time for processing for Spain
Work closely with Comp & Bens to ensure all benefits are reported and processed correctly through payroll
Monitor and remain completely up-to-date with all legislative changes
Ensure full legislation compliance in accordance with published external timetables e.g. Tax, Social Security authorities in order to prevent penalties for late payment/reporting
Payroll reporting for Finance
Respond to all queries from employees, authorities and managers
Labor law queries, such as parental leave, sick leave, leavers, starters and contractual issues.
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 required by local legislation, including Stock Plans, RSU Plans and ESPP
Reconcile monthly ESPP contributions and ensure data is submitted to the US in accordance with deadlines
New hires, work contract changes, and termination payroll processes.
Skills and Knowledge Required
2+ years’ experience in a payroll function
Degree in Labour Relationships or similar university studies (Relaciones laborales o Ciencias del trabajo).
Previous experience using ADP payroll services (ADPnet services, Multiaccess, Multidoc, eServices…)
Experience with ADP and CTI
Excellent MS Excel knowledge is needed
Expertise in Spanish payroll legislation
Fluent in spoken and written English (please note that English is the working language for this role).
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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.