Specialist- Payroll & Payments

  • Full-time
  • Sub Division: HR Service Excellence
  • Division: Group Human Resources

Company Description

Join the UAE’s largest bank and one of the world’s largest and safest financial institutions. Our focus is to create value for our employees, customers, shareholders and communities to grow through differentiation, agility and innovation. We are looking for top talent and your success is our success. Accelerate your growth as you help us reach our goals and advance your career. Be ready to make your mark a top company, in an exciting & dynamic industry. 

Job Description

Job Purpose

The payroll Specialist’s responsibilities include reviewing various inputs of UAE & GCC regular, Off-cycle and final settlements, managing pre / post payroll validations and preparing and processing employee payments, and maintaining accurate payroll records. Responsible to manage payroll verifications independently covering Gross to net, net to net and managing off-cycle payroll and final settlements verifications. This role involves regular interaction with other HR teams and AskHR team to provide tier 2 support to resolve employee queries. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage payroll inputs and system upload, perform monthly, off-cycle and final settlements payrolls working closely with payroll manager
  • Maintaining accurate records of payroll documentation and transactions in designated documents repository
  • Monthly pension reconciliation
  • Handling pension issues
  • Independently manage payroll verification and reconciliations to ensure payroll accuracy target are maintained
  • Initiate payroll costing and payment process in the system
  • Resolve employee queries received through HR stakeholders and through ASKHR within the agreed SLA
  • Generate standard / ad-hoc reports and perform data analysis
  • Knowledge of Oracle and Fusion Payroll is essential

Policies, System, Processes & Procedures

Provide input to develop policies and implement policies, systems, and procedure for the assigned team

Continuous Improvement

Participate in the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement and sustainability of systems, processes and practices considering global standards, productivity improvement and cost reduction


Prepare periodic payroll report for review by management and auditing purposes

Customer Orientation

The ability to identify current and future customers, understand their current and future needs and respond with relevant and creative solutions. Make FAB the preferred partner for customer and build long term relationship in the best interest of the bank. A customer may be an external customer, or an internal customer / colleague within FAB

Persuasion and Influence

The ability to persuade and convince others to take actions beneficial to bank and customers. It involves the ability to clearly identify and understand the situations, and then respond appropriately when interacting with individuals and groups

Analysing and solving problems

Understanding problems by breaking them into smaller parts and identifying risk-return implications in a systematic way. Making logical comparisons of possible outcomes and coming up with the best possible solutions to problems


Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related discipline
  • 3 – 5 years payroll experience
  • Working knowledge of basic accounting principles and payroll practises
  • Experience working with accounting and payroll software, ORACLE, SAP
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • High numerical aptitude
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