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NAME Payroll Specialist

Job ID:
Human Resources
6th of October City, Giza Governorate
Date posted:

Company Profile:

At Unilever you are more than your job title, you are part of the world’s most successful, purpose-led business. Work with brands that are well-loved around the world, that improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us.

We produce world-leading brands including Lipton, Knorr, Dove, Axe, Hellmann’s and Omo, alongside trusted local names and innovative-forward thinking brands like Ben & Jerry’s, The Dollar Shave Club and Surf.

Be part of the most successful purpose-led business in the world. Have the opportunity to see the true impact that you’re having in the work you do - every small thing counts.

Job Scope:

Execution of employee’s payroll data input, validation and reconciliation activities on behalf of markets. Other duties include serving as a resource on complex payroll issues to assure the timely and accurate reporting of employee payroll.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • To lead and support the delivery of the end to end payroll process for the countries of responsibility, ensuring that Payroll performance is consistently satisfactory based on the defined metric targets.
  • Perform all payroll processes to ensure timely, accurate and compliant payments to all employees
  • Responsible for collating the monthly payroll data from several stakeholders to include joiners, the final settlement for resigned employees, any deductions or compensation.
  • Load transactional data for payroll processing in line with the agreed payroll calendar
  • Review and approve final payroll result prior to payment.
  • Ensure that defined check, controls and validations are executed
  • Prepare reports and reconciliations in a timely manner to demonstrate accuracy and completeness of payroll processes.
  • Responsible for the provision, receipt, and entry of Payroll year-end adjustments 
  • Driving simplification of HR processes and promoting data based organizational decisions as well as accurate HR data management across the systems
  • Execute 3rd party payments & reporting, invoicing and bank file processing  
  • Ensure compliance of process to local legislation and controls framework 
  • Work closely with the relevant P&O colleagues to process all relevant changes
  • Manage employee related inquiries 

Key Competencies & Skills:

  • Should have an understanding and experience in Workday and Payroll Systems and their interlinkages.
  • Standards of Leadership 
  • Interact and engage with HR and Business stakeholders and teams
  • Own data accuracy and maintenance of the data in the system
  • Support all internal and external audit requirements where data from the HR systems is required, and ensure all findings are investigated and resolved.
  • Ensure that all standard reporting requirements into the business are delivered on time 
  • Has “customer care mindset”
  • Strong organisation skills as well as attention to detail and due diligence
  • Analytical Thinking—able to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach 
  • Diagnostic Information Gathering—able to identify the information needed to clarify a situation, seek that information from appropriate sources, and use skillful and persistent questioning to draw out the required information.  
  • Problem Solving—solves problems with effective solutions. 
  • Results orientation—able to focus on the desired result of one’s own or one’s unit’s work, set challenging goals, focus effort on the goals, and meet or exceed them. 
  • Good communication skill – able to coordinate effectively with different stakeholders for any requirements to execute relevant tasks.

Key Competencies & Skills:

  • Relevant university degree or college diploma and professional accounting qualification
  • Not less than 2 years relevant experience in payroll/benefits management.
  • Fluent and strong Command of the French language (speaking / writing)
  • Experienced in and expert knowledge of MS Office applications. 
  • Experienced in payroll systems technical know-how
  • Experienced using Workday is an advantage

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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