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HR Analyst - Payroll

Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A”rab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate. 

Job Description

The HR Analyst – Payroll will be responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely processing of payroll across multiple locations, maintaining payroll data integrity, and ensuring compliance with local regulations. This role involves handling payroll-related inquiries, generating reports, supporting system implementations, and collaborating with various departments to enhance payroll processes. 

  • Assist in processing monthly payroll for employees across multiple locations and ensure accuracy and compliance with local regulations and company policies.
  • Maintain employee payroll records, including claims/reimbursements, incentives, deductions, overtime, payroll locks, and off-cycle payroll inputs. Conduct preventive checks and validations prior to payroll runs.
  • Resolve support tickets/cases related to payroll inputs (claims/reimbursements, overtime, incentives, deductions) and payroll reports within target SLA standards.
  • Review and update claims submitted through self-service workflows.
  • Ensure payroll processes and inputs adhere to local labor laws and statutory requirements in each country within the regions.
  • Generate payroll reports as needed, including salary reconciliations and statutory deductions.
  • Work closely with finance to resolve payroll posting-related queries and Collaborate with Business HR on bulk payroll inputs and approvals.
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure seamless integration of payroll processes with overall business operations.
  • Assist in the implementation of new payroll software or systems, including user acceptance testing (UAT) and parallel payroll runs.
  • Assist in internal and external payroll audits by providing accurate documentation and responding to auditor inquiries.
  • Address employee inquiries related to payroll, resolve issues promptly, and maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Accounting, Finance, or a related field and Minimum 5 years’ experience within Payroll.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to enable effective interactions with HR teams members, employees, managers, and other stakeholders.
  • Technology proficiency and familiarity with HR software e.g., SuccessFactors Employee Central, PeopleAssist Case Management Tool, SAP HCM and HANA system.
  • Proven experience in payroll processing and management.
  • Strong understanding of local labor laws and statutory requirements.
  • Proficiency in payroll software and MS Office Suite, especially Excel.