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HR Specialist

  • Application Deadline: March 7, 2021
  • Helsinki
  • Application Deadline: March 7, 2021
  • Helsinki

We are looking for an HR Specialist to join our Nordic HR team (20+). The HR team works closely with the business, and your most important role is to support the organization in achieving its business and operational goals by training and guiding managers and employees in HR matters within your area of ​​responsibility.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Provide full employee life-cycle service to the managers and employees according to local laws, collective agreements, common practices and HR policies
  • Secure that payroll activities comply to local legislation, and secure data and processes with outsourced payroll vendor. This role conducts Internal Control of payroll processes, and is responsible for transfer of monthly payroll data to vendor
  • Maintain and develop accurate employee data within the privacy legislation during employment life cycle
  • Collaborate with the HR Operations team to develop and provide reports and analyses, hereby work on RPA solutions taking advantage of our HR Digital environment
  • Secure and develop lean and compliant core people processes and practices in collaboration with the HR Operations unit cross the Nordic market, with a special responsibility for Finland
  • We will go into production with Global Workday during fall 2021, so you will also have a key role developing our “life-in-production” and support model going forward
  • Support recruitment, on- and off boarding and other HR processes
  • Take care of our employee benefit administration and development
  • Collaborate with Local HR Business Partner and perform responsibilities locally

This position reports to the Head of HR Operations.

Work with great people

Hae tänään!

Skills & Requirements

Your background

  • 5 years working experience within HR and payroll experience minimum of 2 years
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree within Human Resources or similar.
  • Deep understanding of main HR Processes
  • Experience from international/ multicultural working environment
  • Fluent in written and spoken Finnish and English
  • Project experience from working lean/ process improvement/ tool implementation

You have deep knowledge of managing outsourced payroll and have attention to details and data accuracy. You are familiar with Finnish labour legislation and collective agreements and you can keep yourself up to date of the changes. You are an advanced user of HRIS (preferably Workday and Timecon) as well as your knowledge of O365 (especially Excel and Teams) are in good level. You have an ability to work and solve problems independently, you are organized and structure in the way you work, and you know what to prioritize.

We offer

We offer you an exciting opportunity in a global company with local and Nordic responsibilities. You will get the opportunity to learn and take responsibility on variety of aspects of HR. We are a professional HR team (20+) in the Nordics supporting your development. At the moment we work mostly from home, but we have a modern office premises waiting for you by the sea in Kulosaari with wide variety of employee benefits you to enjoy together with competitive compensation plan.

Next Steps

If you got interested, please send your CV and application together with your salary request via the link no later than 7th of March. For further information please contact Mika Malila, HR Business Partner [email protected] or by p. +358 40 583 7588, best available on Wednesday 24th and on Thursday 4th of March between 13-14.

About the company

We are a Nordic bank with more than 1,500 colleagues in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, and proud to be part of Banco Santander, one of the largest banks in the world with a solid history going back more than 160 years.

Our purpose is to help people and businesses prosper and we aim to be the best retail and commercial bank, earning the lasting loyalty of our people, customers, shareholders and communities - through simple, personal and fair banking.

In our organization we foster and value an engaged, challenging and passionate environment that provides opportunities for personal and professional growth. We operate in an ever changing environment, and believe the key to success is innovative involvement, a playful approach to active learning and continuous improvement in our daily work.

We are firmly committed to being a responsible bank in the way we operate, our culture, caring for our environment and giving back to society. Banco Santander is recognized as the most sustainable bank in the world following the publication of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for 2019. Read more about responsible banking on our global webpages.

Santander Consumer Bank is one of the largest Nordic banks providing loans and credits, credit cards, deposits and insurance to private customers. To learn more about Santander in the Nordics, please visit our local webpages




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TA Nordic Bank with global strength

TPart of Banco Santander – one of the world’s largest financial institutions

TBanco Santander’s history goes back more than 160 years

TWorld’s Most Sustainable Bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

TOver 1500 employees across the Nordics

TWe serve over 1.6 million customers

TStrategic partnerships with over 10 000 car dealers, merchants and brokers

TInnovation is key to our future success

TWe deliver true digital customer experiences

Santander Consumer Finance Finland

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