Manager Payroll and Controls

MTN Zambia

The key responsibilities for this role include but not limited to the following:
  • Monthly preparation of salaries and wages;
  • Prepares master payroll, bank list, and pay statements for approvals;
  • Transmits salaries to banks electronic transfer system after executive approvals;
  • Ensures payment to employees of wages and salaries in accordance with company deadlines;
  • Prepares general ledger journal vouchers for payroll costs;
  • Checks the correctness of payroll journal vouchers for posting into the general ledger;
  • Submits journal vouchers for posting in accordance with company deadlines
  • Prepares statutory and third party payments;
  • Ensures that all statutory payroll obligations and third party payments are remitted to the relevant authorities in time to avoid penalties;
  • Reconciles of allocated payroll accounts;
  • Keeps custody of all payrolls and salary particulars received from Administration and human resources;
  • Monitors payroll master file for any retirements and expiry of contracts for purposes of advice to Human Resource department;
  • Checks correctness of payments of terminal benefits to all outgoing employees;
  • Advises on issues/ procedures that may improve the efficiency of the payroll section;
  • Checks all staff payments;
  • Prepares of payroll input for budget and forecast;
  • Assesses employees eligibility to staff loans & advances by accurately calculating employees commitments against the would be take home pay.
Candidate Requirements
  • Grade 12 certificate with 5 credit or better of which English and Mathematics are a must;
  • Tertiary accounting qualification ZICA/AAT/CIMA/ACCA;
  • Minimum of three (3) years financial accounting experience;
  • Payroll System and Accounting training.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply

Applications should be emailed to [email protected]. Please indicate the job title in the subject of your e-mail and use your full name and the job title you are applying for as the filename of your application. Application should consist of your letter and CV only, in a single document. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and closing date for accepting applications is 7th April 2021.

Note: that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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