Payroll Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Position Title: Payroll Officer

Profile Introduction: Stratostaff is a provider of Flexible Staffing Solutions to medium size firms, multinationals and government throughout East Africa.

By offering full human resource life cycle solutions, Stratostaff is able to contribute better talent selection, improved staff productivity and employment risk management for our clients.

Stratostaff seeks to recruit a Payroll Officer.

Role Summary: Responsible for maintaining the people’s cost budget to ensure operations are within budget.

Manage the payroll function, ensuring accurate & timely payment of employees’ salaries along with compliance to statutory requirements.

Responsibilities include calculating employees’ compensation, updating our internal payroll databases and ensuring timely payments

Job Specification

  • Collecting daily, weekly, and monthly employee time sheets and calculating employee work hours.
  • Manage the payroll processing end to end
  • Prepare monthly people cost budget/actual variance analysis and reporting and communication to various functions
  • Ensure accurate preparation and submission of monthly statutory payment remittances and proper filing of all statutory returns and receipts
  • Maintain compliance requirements as per regulatory and company guidelines
  • Accurate reconciliation & authorization of payroll reports and schedules
  • Ensure timely payment of Salaries and remittance of Statutory and other authorized deductions
  • Ensuring all payroll transactions are processed efficiently.
  • Preparing payroll reports.
  • Responding to employee questions about compensation, taxes, benefits, and deductions.
  • Entering new employee data into the company database.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by the management

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting and/or Finance from a reputable institution
  • ACCA / CPA qualification Part Two
  • Knowledge of Statutory payroll deductions.
  • Excellent analytical, communication and reporting skills
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Payroll administration.
  • Advanced excel and knowledge in SAGE Accounting system will be an added advantage
  • Must have experience working with an ERP as well as a payroll system
  • Innovative and creative thinker in problem solving
  • Efficient and results oriented
  • Self-motivated person able to work under minimum supervision
  • Good eye for detail

How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge, send your Resume and Cover Letter to by 23rd September 2022

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Stratostaff is an Equal Opportunity Employer