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Financial Manager Job in Kenya - Corporate Payroll

Job Title: Corporate Payroll Financial Manager
The Corporate Payroll Financial Manager will have oversight for the day to day responsibilities of the Payroll team, including execution of for 1000+ employees and maintenance of all external and internal payroll processing controls.

The successful candidate will be responsible for working with various departments to facilitate reporting, system integrity and necessary enhancements.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Manage Payroll Specialists, provide back up as needed
  • Ensure payrolls are run to completion on schedule and reconciled according to the internal controls to ensure compliance
  • Perform back-up across functional areas in the event of an emergency to ensure business continuity
  • Active team player during the annual year-end cycle to prepare year-end forms for all current and terminated employees
  • Review, balance and enter more complex year-end off-cycle adjustments throughout the year and at year-end
  • Provide communications to various stakeholder groups on issues and acts as a liaison to ensure resolution to payroll issues
  • Provide guidance and ensures compliance with applicable legislation
  • Oversee Benefit plan deductions; new enrollments, changes, and required reporting
  • Oversee payroll garnishments and applicable payments
  • Audit the payroll by analyzing hours, earnings, taxes, deductions and memos
  • Generate off cycle payments as needed
  • Work stream management
  • Continuous improvement of the payroll process
  • Working with cross functional teams
  • 5-7 years of payroll administration and management
  • Technically savvy
  • Experience with system design and implementation preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or equivalent required
  • CPA(K)
  • Knowledge of the reconciliation process and the required reports in order to process payroll,
  • Knowledge of Payroll processes and ensuring the timely and accurate processing of the scheduled payroll runs
  • Working knowledge of payroll legislation
  • Proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office software programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) with intermediate to advanced skills in Excel.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to work in a dynamic team environment, with tact and diplomacy
  • Demonstrates a strong sense for service excellence and a strong team player
  • Ability to ensure confidentiality and protection of employee data based on data privacy legislation
  • Comfortable in a time-sensitive, project driven, team based environment
  • Ability to challenge assumptions backed by a strong business acumen and strong interpersonal skills
  • Works and inspires others to work at high performance levels
  • Demonstrated success with leading the creation of business process and improvement initiatives
  • An understanding of HR policies and procedures is beneficial
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills with all levels of management, staff, outside vendors, contractors and consultants
Application Process
Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to  before end of day 13 September 2014.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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