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Creation Date: 2017/02/02 07:04:59
Ref. JB1001850302

Department of Education and Knowledge

Payroll Section Manager
Department of Education and Knowledge

Job Description

To manage and oversee the Payroll Section by assuming overall responsibility for the Section’s functions and activities and ensuring they are performed according to the overall guidelines prescribed by the Department of Finance, and that adequate support is provided to ADEC’s core functions.


As it pertains to ADEC HQ, former zones and public schools:
Manage and oversee all processes related to Payroll within the Accounts Section, such as generating salaries, benefits, full & final settlements (EOSB) and pension payments to all the ADEC employees and ensure they are disbursed timely and accurately as per the input provided by the Employee Relations Section;
Responsible for the ongoing maintenance and development of accurate and efficient payroll systems and procedures;
Review payroll reports generated for various stakeholders (e.g. management, governmental and other external agencies, Department of Finance), identify anomalies (if any), provide recommendations for improved reporting, ensure timely submission and compliance to local and federal guidelines;
Oversee the salary remittance process to banks as well as the issuance of pay checks to ADEC employees on a monthly basis and ensure the timely completion of monthly payroll accounting cycle;
Coordinate with external agencies on payroll issues (banks, Department of Finance, etc.) and ensure that reports related to the various issues are forwarded to the Division Director;
Identify areas of improvement in terms of payroll processes, use of technology etc. and work (in coordination with ICT Division) to implement any changes;
Review payroll data for quality assurance purposes;
Supervise and overview the daily audit trial;
Perform other duties as requested.

Job Details

  • Search by Location: UAE
  • Company Industry: Education, Training, and Library
  • Requirements : Employer (Public Sector)
  • Job Role: Finance
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Management

Company Profile

Department of Education and Knowledge was set up in September 2005 by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Department of Education and Knowledge is an independent corporate body and enjoys full legal status, as well as financial and administrative independence in all its affairs. ADEC has embarked on a campaign to aggressively increase its headcount to be able to better serve the its mandate. The primary focus of the council is to develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The education council is currently seeking qualified and motivated individuals to be part of this exciting opportunity to shape the educational system in Abu Dhabi. The council offers great positions to work in a dynamic and energetic organization that addresses areas that are of strategic importance to the future of Abu Dhabi. It is especially advantageous to join ADEC in these early stages due to the great growth opportunities.