Payroll Officer at Michael Stevens Consulting

Job Title: Payroll Officer

Location: Port-Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Brief

  • We are looking for a qualified Payroll Clerk to assist in all activities regarding the management of employee compensation in the company.
  • You will undertake a variety of tasks such as entering payroll information, calculating wages and making payments.
  • An excellent payroll clerk has great understanding of the concept of confidentiality.
  • You will be experienced in entering data with attention to detail and will have good maths skills to make the necessary calculations.
  • The ideal candidate will be a thorough professional with good communication abilities.
  • The goal is to carry out all payroll procedures with speed and accuracy.

Responsibilities

  • Manage compensation packages using payroll software
  • Collect and verify timekeeping information for all employees
  • Calculate pay according to hours worked incorporating leaves and overtime
  • Calculate bonuses and commissions when appropriate
  • Manage and calculate taxes and deductions
  • Initiate periodical payments timely either by preparing and administering checks or making direct deposits through a bank payment system
  • Issues statements and invoices and maintain records
  • Update paper and electronic payroll records by entering adjustments on pay rates, employee status changes etc.
  • Calculate unemployment and severance payments
  • Deal with complaints and questions regarding payroll from employees and upper management
  • Investigate and resolve any discrepancies in payroll
  • Prepare and submit reports with payroll information to supervisor

Requirements

  • Proven experience as payroll clerk
  • Familiarity with general accounting principles
  • Experience in data collection, entry and reporting with great attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Solid knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and regulations
  • Computer savvy with working knowledge of relevant software (e.g. Payforce)
  • Exquisite math and numerical skills
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication abilities with aptitude in problem-solving
  • OND in Accounting.

Application Closing Date
28th January, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using Job Title as the subject of the email.

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