Payroll Accountant | Experienced Associate | JRC

Jordan | Audit & Assurance | Posted on 31-Jan-2024

Position Summary


Audit & Assurance | Finance - Payroll Accountant – Experienced Associate

When you work for us, you commit to a career at one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the world. Looking for a rewarding career? Take a closer look at Deloitte & Touche ME. You'll understand that Deloitte is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has received numerous awards in the last few years which include Best Employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, and the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

A career in Audit at Deloitte & Touche Middle East is a key link in the financial reporting chain, putting you in the position of trusted advisor to businesses across the region. Your people skills will be required for the latter, while your analytical mind will be another integral requirement for success. You will need the flexibility to implement our international audit approach while bringing to the fore your understanding of the complexities and unique circumstances of our clients and the business landscape across our diverse region. All this while adhering to the highest standards of independence, professional objectivity, and technical the highest standards of independence, professional objectivity, and technical excellence.

Our Purpose

Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most—for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges, and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations, and supporting our communities.

Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

  • Lead the way
  • Serve with integrity
  • Take care of each other
  • Foster inclusion
  • Collaborate for measurable impact

During your tenure as a Payroll Accountant Experienced Associate in Audit & Assurance, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:

  • Executing all policies and procedures pertaining to payroll administration and processing.
  • Processing monthly payroll to ensure timely and accurate payment for all the employees.
  • Interfacing with Employees to verify employee pay slips, issues in expenses, and claims while resolving salary and pay discrepancies.
  • Monitoring the current account of employees related to personal deductions.
  • Knowledge about WPS, and all aspects of payroll processes, payments and maintaining up-to-date payroll records in ERP software.
  • Supervising accurate data records, processing monthly payrolls, reconciliation of payroll figures, ensuring audit compliance, preparing & reporting on monthly MIS, providing staff guidance & procedures related to payroll and ensuring HR services provided are as per agreed service levels.
  • Preparing and processing final settlement of separated staff.
  • Maintaining employment records and individually handling HR related queries.
  • Preparing, reconciling, and updating the Payroll budget along with the calculation of the cost rate
  • Reconciliation of headcount to ensure new joiners and leavers are accounted on time.
  • Maintaining records and reporting related to UAE Pension scheme.
  • Preparing all the templates and reports related to Payroll reconciliation for External & Internal Audit along with the ICV requirements.

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Builds own understanding of our purpose and values; explores opportunities for impact.
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development; acts as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent.
  • Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track.
  • Actively focuses on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Understands how their daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 - 4 years of practical hands-on experience
  • Well versed with GCC labor laws
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of Arabic is a plus
  • Pleasant, approachable, and professional conduct
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to analyze data with high attention to detail
  • Actively manage expectations and escalate matters where necessary
  • Exceptional attitude, self-starter, team player and process oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Advanced knowledge in excel is a must, knowledge of Microsoft D365 is a plus
  • Exhibit flexibility to adapt to multiple cultures / sectors and display agility and diversity