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Payroll Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Lington & Bernie Consulting Ltd

Our client seeks to employ the services of a qualified candidate for the position of Payroll Officer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and process monthly invoice billings
  • Follow up with clients to ensure prompt payment of invoices
  • Prepare staff payroll salaries schedule
  • Pro-actively request for inputs needed for monthly payroll from relevant persons and departments
  • Prepare statutory deductions schedule and monitor the remittance (PAYE, Pension, and NHF)
  • Liaise with staff and Management on payroll related queries
  • Respond to audit queries as regard all payroll matters
  • Responsible for the calculation and payment of annual vacation allowance
  • Analyze and interpret contract review letters from clients
  • Prepare salary breakdown and pay-slip
  • Supervise the operation of staff Pension Accounts
  • Follow up with Pension Fund Administrators/Managers on all pension related issues
  • Attend meetings of Service Providers on behalf of the company when necessary
  • Computation of employees’ tax liability for payroll purposes
  • Ensure effective payroll administration by; assisting new staff with documentation and opening of salary account; maintaining a credible database by adding new staff into the payroll and subtracting exited staff
  • Assist the Accounting Department with reconciliation and payment of salaries and taxes.

Key Performance Indicators (K.P.I)

  • Timely submission of invoices to clients within the stipulated deadline
  • Prompt payment of our invoices due to aggressive follow up by the jobholder
  • Remittance of PAYE, Pension, and NHF on or before 12<supth</sup of every month
  • Error free computation of monthly payroll
  • Regular pay slip and pay advice given to employees
  • Quality service delivery by PFAs chosen by employees
  • Availability of credible and up-to-date payroll database
  • Timely submission of reports

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • First degree or equivalent in any of Management, Science, or Social Science Disciplines
  • Strong computer & internet skills
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in Payroll computing in a structured organization
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills