HR Administrator

Job description

Want to make an impact on a global company’s growth story? Would you like to join our journey of never becoming yet another?


At UpCloud, we are looking for an HR Administrator to join our People Operations team in Helsinki. In this role, your key responsibilities consist of managing our overall global payroll operations and other HR administrative tasks. Your main focus will be on coordinating, leading and managing our payroll and HR reporting processes in Finland and globally.

You will report directly to the Head of People Operations and work closely with the other members of the team. A crucial part of your monthly reporting responsibilities will also be to operate in close contact with the Finance team. You will play a vital role in coordinating and managing our outsourced payroll partners, as well as developing our payroll and HR reporting to the next level. In addition, you will be providing needed HR-related reporting to management.

Currently, the whole People Operations team is based in Helsinki and working in a hybrid model, enjoying the freedom of remote work with the possibility to benefit from our newly renovated office in the heart of Helsinki (with a rooftop terrace and sauna facilities, of course!).


Payroll operations
Your main responsibility is to prepare all necessary materials so payroll processes can run smoothly and timely across our organisation. 

  • Preparing payroll materials and coordinating the work of our external payroll providers in Finland and abroad 

  • Developing and optimising all payroll process-related processes

  • Assisting in developing compensation models

  • Cooperate with internal stakeholders such as the finance team

  • Contributing to various HR reporting needs 

Operative responsibilities

You will be supporting our People Operations department with a wide range of administrative tasks such as:

  • Monitor key recruiting metrics (e.g. turnover and retention rates, time to hire etc.) and create reports and presentations regularly

  • Preparing and providing reports for supporting decision-making through HR metrics

  • Coordinate and participate in HR compliance projects

  • Update internal databases (e.g. organise, update and maintain personnel records)

  • Prepare HR documents (e.g. policy development and revision, employment contracts, etc.)

  • Answer employees' queries and requests about HR-related issues

  • Handle a variety of other operative HR-tasks

Job requirements

Our view is that to be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Relevant work experience with HR Administrative tasks

  • Experience and understanding of HR metrics and processing HR data

  • BSc. in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or similar field

  • Hands-on experience in HR reporting & payroll processes

  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills

  • Fluency in Finnish and English both written and spoken, Swedish skills are beneficial

With UpCloud, you will be joining a global, innovative, and forward-thinking company with our own cloud platform being at the core of what we do. We'll provide you with an easy-going environment that promotes work-life balance and self-development. You'll be encouraged to experiment, fail, learn, succeed amazingly, be brave to propose new things, agree and disagree.

If you would like to join our journey to never become yet another cloud provider, please get in touch using the ‘apply for this job’ button.


Recruitment process

  • Cv review
  • Screening call
    (15-30 min)
  • 1. interview
  • 2. interview
  • Offer

Our benefits

Devices of your choice

Yearly equipment and training budget

Flexible, remote-friendly working hours

Offices in the heart of Helsinki and Singapore

Team lunches and company parties

Yearly company retreat

UpCloud swag

Referral bonus

Lunch card and snacks*

*available in certain locations only