Payroll Administrator

Full Time
  • dubai
  • Post Date: January 14, 2017
Job Description

JOB TITLE:             Payroll Administrator


REPORTING TO:     HR Manager – Global PAYROLL


LOCATION:           Dubai – Corporate Office


Salary:                   AED 132,000 – AED 180,000




To prepare monthly, timely and accurate payrolls for Seadrill employees. Manage expectations from the Regions and Safeguard when administering payrolls. Follow-up on post payroll duties as well.


1.2 QHSE


Responsible for/ensure:

  • Compliance with the Seadrill Code of Conduct.
  • Compliance with applicable internal and external governing requirements.
  • Good and clear communications with all involved parties
  • Compliance with Seadrill training, certification and competence requirements.
  • Non-compliances are promptly acted on and reported to the direct supervisor.
  • Training and competence assessments as assigned and/or required are performed.
  • Compliance with the standard for tidiness and cleanness.
  • Assume the safety role as per station bill and emergency preparedness plan.




Responsible for/ensure:

  • Owner and responsible processor for International Expatriate Payroll for one or several offshore drilling units
  • Owner and responsible processor for local country specific payrolls and compliance with Wage Protection System -WPS where required
  • Calculation of End of Service Benefits as per local country regulations
  • Responsible for collecting, processing and analysing monthly expense claims, Timesheets in accordance with internal policies and procedures
  • Reconcile Oracle HR Interface file with supporting documents
  • Ensure payroll processes are always carried out as per our SOx Audit controls
  • Prompt response to employee queries
  • Review payrolls processed by Safeguard
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations for Payroll Taxes, Bank Statements and other Statutory employee deductions
  • Maintain regular correspondence and good relations with Regions and HRSSC
  • Data Accuracy, Eye for Detail and Confidentiality are a MUST.
  • Be a Role Model and a back-up to the team when others are on leave
  • Implement continuous process improvements
  • Be part of Payroll implementation team





  • Minimum of three (3+) years of experience in payroll/accounting/HR administration, with knowledge of best practices and general HR practices is required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook)
  • Experience with payroll software or HRMS software is advantageous
  • Bachelor Level in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism, sound judgment, and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Able to prioritize workload in a fast paced environment with changing deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks/projects
  • Work effectively with management and employees at all levels
  • Solid understanding of work processes and systems