Global Programs - EMEA Benefits Specialist R5843
People and Culture | Brighton, United Kingdom,United KingdomApply Now!
We are building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world.
Imagine every transaction you make - every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping.
Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there is an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.
As our EMEA expansion continues at pace, we are hiring a dedicated Total Rewards Manager to support the region, joining our global team.
(Location: Brighton Hybrid / UK Remote / Germany Remote)
Assist in the design, implementation, communication, and administration of benefit programs including retirement plan(s)
Participate in the analysis of benefit programs, policies, and practices to ensure they are compliant, competitive, cost effective, and align with company philosophy and support business objectives
Act as liaison between the company, employees, and third-party vendors to resolve escalated issues
Assist with various benefit surveys and provide insight on market trends and employee feedback to help us stay current
Foster relationships with 3rd party providers and ensure data exchanges are monitored and executed with accuracy and timeliness
Maintain benefits and absence in Workday
Manage the day-to day health and wellness programs and oversee enrolment activities
Coordinate and conduct benefit and leave of absence program training for employees and managers
Develop processes and procedures for leave administration and educate HRBPs and managers on best practices to ensure compliance with applicable countries and jurisdictions across the EMEA region
Assist with the management of leave of absence for all EMEA locations
Partner with Global Benefits Team to ensure benefit plans meet regulatory compliance and governance/audit requirements; consults with legal resources and stays abreast of developing legislation and its potential impact
Partner with external vendors to conduct annual testing and plan audits to ensure government filings are timely prepared
Stay current on changing country and region compliance and HR policy changes and provides necessary updates, education, and process changes
Partner with Global Benefits Team to coordinate implementation and harmonisation of benefits to align with EMEA M&A strategy
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with a proven track record of implementing benefit programs and/or employee benefit administration across EMEA
Workday benefits experience
Knowledge of country/ regional benefits requirements across the EMEA region, including, all legislative and compliance requirements
Advanced knowledge of MSOffice
Ability to focus on and manage competing priorities
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience of working collaboratively within a matrixed organization where multiple stakeholder management is required
Ability to build relationships across cultures
Excellent project management skills
Strong ability to deal with ambiguity
Excellent analytical skills
We're building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world. Imagine every transaction you make — every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, meal kit, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there's an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.
The logic behind calculating taxes — the rules, rates, and boundaries — is a global, layered, three-dimensional mess of complexity, with compliance dictated by governments and applied by every business, every day.
Avalara works with businesses of all sizes, all over the world — from corner stores to gigantic global retailers — to calculate tax accurately and automatically, at speeds measured in milliseconds. That's a massive technical challenge, in terms of scale, reliability, and complexity, and we do it better than anyone.
That's why we're growing fast!
Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices in North and South America, Europe and India
Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.
Avalara is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can follow this process outlined when applying for a position: Please provide your name and contact information to our recruitment team at recruitmentEMEA@avalara.com