About the job
Purpose of Role:
The payroll accountant performs the end-to-end processing of UAE monthly payroll for employees and partners including all journal entries. He/She will also handle the following:
review and reconciliation of all payroll related GLs.
intercompany payroll and relevant IF entries.
Weekly payroll (Staff advances/Expenses)
Review of EOSB balances
Review and approve new joiners’ pay structures in the e-Pay system.
Validate staff headcount and reconcile payroll data.
Review, approve, and submit completed payroll files to secondary approver.
Manage the addition and exit of partners in the manual payroll file based on confirmation from team.
Update payments and deductions according to inputs from the UAE Payroll mailbox.
Run Partner GL reports from SAP and update entries in the manual payroll file.
Review and reconcile partner headcount and payroll data.
Review and approve final settlement payments.
Coordinate the request for funds in HSBC for settlement payments.
Initiate payment processes (EFT/cheque) and forward them for Finance Manager/bank authorizer approvals.
Review employee expenses and approve expense batches in SAP.
Approve employee advance requests and partner payments.
Manage entity transfers within MENA region.
Conduct medical analysis as required.
Facilitate statutory audit requirements related to payroll.
Clear and review line items for accuracy.
Analyze and manage monthly pension GL and DEWS payments.
Perform GL clearing and pass journal vouchers.
Handle mailbox inquiries from staff, talent, and partners.
Manage ADGMA staff billing and payments.
Prepare payslips for partners.
Address other ad hoc requests related to payroll.
Maintain and manage Payroll GL accounts.
Provide support for policies and best practices in payroll administration.
Foster and maintain relationships with talent, staff, and partners.
Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
Proven experience in payroll administration, preferably in a complex and multinational environment.
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
Proficient in using SAP and other payroll management systems.
Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Strong knowledge of payroll regulations and compliance in the UAE.
High level of integrity and confidentiality.
Problem-solving skills and ability to adapt to changes.
Team player with excellent organizational skills.
Excellent knowledge in MS office