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Payroll Administrator Job


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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

Kering is a global Luxury group which manages the development of a series of renowned Houses in fashion, leather goods, jewelry, and watches: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, Dodo, Qeelin, as well as Kering Eyewear. In 2022, Kering had 47,000 employees and restated revenue of €20.3 billion. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering empowers its people to lead the way in terms of creative expression while crafting tomorrow’s Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way. 

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Payroll Administrator to join our team based in Dubai for a fixed term period of 8 months as maternity leave cover.

As part of the Dubai HR Shared Services Team, you will be responsible for managing the end-to-end payroll processes for the Kering Houses, ensuring timely and accurate salary payments and maintaining compliance with relevant regulations. This role involves working closely with various stakeholders to address payroll-related queries, resolve issues, and contribute to the continuous improvement of payroll processes.


Reporting to the Payroll Manager and based in our office in Dubai, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the end-to-end payroll processing for all employees, ensuring accuracy and adherence to timeliness.
  • Handle manual payroll processing when required.
  • Collaborate with payroll providers to ensure the timely release of salaries.
  • Ensure all payroll activities comply with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Stay updated with changes in payroll laws and regulations and implement necessary adjustments.
  • Generate accurate payroll reports for internal stakeholders, facilitating compliance reporting as needed.
  • Act as the primary contact for payroll-related queries from employees and brands.
  • Provide guidance and support to employees on payroll matters, including deductions, leave accruals, and benefits.
  • Implement quality control measures to ensure the accuracy and reliability of managed services payroll processing.
  • Conduct regular audits to identify and address any discrepancies or errors.
  • Reconcile payroll data with HR and finance records, and Address / resolve any data alignment issues.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, Human Resources, or related field.
  • Proven experience as a Payroll Administrator or equivalent.
  • In-depth knowledge of payroll processes, laws, and regulations.
  • Proficiency with payroll software and systems (e.g., Workday, SAP).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.