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HR Specialist - Adyen

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Job Title
HR Specialist
Job Location
San Francisco
Job Description

This is Adyen 

We took an unobvious approach to starting a payments company, building a platform from scratch. Today, we're the payments platform of choice for the world's brightest companies. Speed is the foundation of our company. We think fast. We work fast. We launch fast. We are honest, direct, and try to have some fun too. We’re creating our own path, with a global team driving sustainable growth. To maintain our momentum, we need people to join us in finding new ways of solving our unique challenges - people like you. 

HR Specialist

Adyen is looking for an eager HR Specialist that can join the HR Innovations Team to further drive the international growth of the company. Our aim as a team is to support the development, management and retaining of our talented Adyen workforce - we keep our people moving to keep payments moving. 

At Adyen, our people are our greatest asset. Our unique company culture attracts the smartest people, who take initiative & ownership and can contribute to our fast growth. We believe that people reach their utmost potential if we give them freedom, opportunity, and ownership over their work. 

As an HR Specialist you will be part of the Global HR Innovations Team with a focus on the day-to-day administrative and operational services for the Global HR Department. 

What you’ll do

Automation and Scale

  • Be the champion for HR automation, data, and scale. Advance organizational effectiveness and problem-solve by tapping into your HR expertise. 
  • Build and extend our self service tools and content to scale for our growing employee population
  • Support and scale ongoing team projects by working closely with external vendors, every part of the HR Team, and close to the business

Employee Lifecycle

  • Manage and continually improve our employee lifecycle, including onboarding, offboarding, and international transfers. Partnering closely with Recruiting, HRBPs, Finance, Legal, IT and other departments to ensure a smooth employee experience

HR Data, Operations, and Compliance

  • Partner internally to manage HR compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations. 
  • Manage the HR Compliance calendar, including rolling out anti-harassment training for new employees and team leads
  • Maintain HRIS system, manage employee data, and regularly audit data to ensure accuracy and integrity.
  • Partner closely with payroll team to ensure accurate and timely payroll input
  • Partner closely with HRBPs and the Rewards to understand compensation changes and ensure they are followed through to completion
  • Act as a first point of contact for employees on HR Operations inquiries, responding to, following up on, and working to resolve any issues and problems. 

Who you are 

  • At least 3 years experience in an HR environment  
  • Experience with a HRIS, preferably Workday 
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment 
  • Able to handle sensitive information, discretely with a high standard of integrity and confidentiality
  • Experience in onboarding and offboarding, preferably in an fast-growing organization
  • Innovative mindset

Nice to have 

  • Experience working in a global environment 

Who we are

Adyen is the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, providing a modern end-to-end infrastructure connecting directly to Visa, Mastercard, and consumers' globally preferred payment methods. Adyen delivers frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. With offices across the world, Adyen serves customers including Facebook, Uber, Spotify, Canada Goose, Frank & Oak, and eBay.

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments 

Our unobvious approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. So no matter where you’re from, who you love, or what you believe in, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen. 

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Does it sound like you? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application.

Ready to meet us?

If you are excited about this role, apply by clicking the below link. We can’t wait to meet you!

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 3 business days. Our interview process tends to take between 3 or 4 weeks to complete. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

Please, note that this role is a full-time position in San Francisco.

Adyen is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Adyen Headquarters Location


Adyen Company Size

Between 2,000 - 5,000 employees

Adyen Founded Year


Adyen Funding Rounds

  • Series B

    $250,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $16,000,000 USD