Finnish industrial giant Metsa relies on Zalaris to digitise HR

Zalaris simplifies HR administrative processes for Metsä by delivering global payroll outsourcing services across 28 countries.

Strategic Objective/ Value Driver

Provide global technology and payroll outsourcing services based on Zalaris’ multi-country payroll. This will be integrated with Metsä Group’s Workday-based global HR system.

Technology scope:
Global outsourcing of payroll on Zalaris PeopleHub (via payroll cloud platform), that is integrated to Metsä Workday system.​
Service scope:
The agreement included a business transfer of 8 full-time employees in Finland.​
Geographical scope:
Nordics, Baltics, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the United States.​
  • consulting
  • support
  • outsourcing

Role of Zalaris

Zalaris provides payroll processing for 28 countries with local service centres across Europe – Nordics, Baltics, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the United States.

Role of Zalaris
Establishing and delivering effective digital processes for time and attendance, travel expenses, payroll and HR is complicated. Zalaris’ transformational payroll and HR approach supports customers’ transforming scattered local solutions into one common process - designed in a timely and cost-effective manner. Our concept of delivering services based on one common IT solution, supported by local competent resources, works hand in hand with multi-nationals implementing new global HR solutions such as SAP SuccessFactors, Workday or Oracle. We can offer one standardised solution and integration concept - in combination with local compliance for customers - operating globally in a cost-effective manner.
— Hans-Petter Mellerud, CEO and founder of Zalaris​

Outcomes achieved

Projects started with ongoing operations:

  • Project start date: March 2021
  • Project time-frame: ~2 years
  • Go-live: Phased roll-out
Outcomes achieved