Payroll Manager

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Payroll Manager   N/A   Harare

Wanted is a Payroll Manager to join an organisation in the N/A sector in Harare . Candidates invited to apply.  

Applications Received:  18    Job Posted: 2021-01-14 00:03:28    Job Updated: 2021-01-14 00:03:28    Job Status: Receiving Applications (Open)

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Years of Experience: 4

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Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Undertakes planning and scheduling of all payroll activities/processes and updating of procedures for onward submission to the CFO for approval
  • Liaises regularly with all key stakeholders to ensure alignment of activities with the payroll departmental plan
  • Plans and schedules system updates and modification, liaising with stakeholders while ensuring alignment to the department’s plan
  • Advises when system evolutions and process changes are needed, explain what is required, clarify the benefits that will be realized, and indicate what expenses and training will be needed.
  • Supervises the implementation and operation of any new system or system enhancement.
  • Oversees and reviews payroll audit process, and identify opportunities to improve efficiencies, controls, or compliance concerns.
  • Monitoring and benchmarking best practice payroll service delivery ensuring best practice metrics are in place and continually improve
  • Takes a leadership role in advising how payroll information and output can be used to manage other departments operations and performance
  • Ensures all payroll initiatives deliver the expected benefits including; improved processes, self-service, controls, reduced cycle times and regulatory compliance ensuring that benefits plan changes, compensation system changes and regulatory changes that impact payroll are implemented timely.
  • Inputs towards the payroll risk register, ensuring effective internal controls are implemented
  • Ensures compliance with leave policies within the group, managing the accurate setup of all leave parameters.
  • Manages and in liaison with the HR and Finance Department.
  • Checks and verifies that all salaries inputs are appropriately approved before processing.
  • Oversees the accuracy of the payroll run process by checking the output reports
  • Checks the accuracy of payroll and secures authorisation with the Group Human Resources Manager, respective the Finance Managers and Chief Finance Officer
  • Manages and ensures in liaison with the relevant Finance Managers that the salaries account is adequately funded in line with the approved and budgeted amounts.
  • Manages cash flow for salaries and related payments, and oversees reconciliations of payroll journals against net salaries transferred to banks.
  • Reconciles and submits to the Chief Finance Officer the payroll summary reports and bank transfer reports to verify if the correct amounts have been transferred into the salaries account
  • Attends and ensures that salary queries raised by staff are resolved through the Payroll Clerks.
  • Researches on employee benefit administration practices and recommends changes or modifications to existing policies
  • Provides data and reports to management for analysis and evaluates information to support decisions or recommendations.
  • Agrees medium- and short-term objectives, develops a work plan, and checks that this is being carried out
  • Coaches and/or arranges for the training of staff in the understanding of Departmental procedures.
  • Identifies disciplinary problems or issues of staff, and through the Head of Department, arranges for the necessary disciplinary action in line with Human Resources policies and procedures
  • Participates in the development, review and implementation of human resources policies and procedures to improve on the delivery of the HR Strategy.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Diploma in Business Administration, Accounting/ Bookkeeping qualification or the equivalent
  • At least 4 years of experience in payroll management
  • Relevant Accounting/Payroll affiliations

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2018 Payroll Manager salary range

Benefit Salary Range
Basic Salary: US 2,008 - US 2,008
Total Direct Cash: US 2,008 - US 2,008
Total Package: US 2,773 - US 2,773

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