Payroll Specialist Job in Kenya

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Payroll Specialist Job in Kenya

Payroll Specialist

Company Overview

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa is the largest African Coca-Cola bottler, accounting for 40% of all Coca-Cola volumes on the continent.  CCBA is a market leader in the NARTD non-alcoholic ready to drink market in Africa. CCBA has an extensive footprint in Africa, employing approximately 14 000 employees in Africa, and approximately 7 000 employees in South Africa. 

Key Purpose Statement

The payroll specialist  position is accountable for collecting timekeeping information, incorporating a variety of deductions into a periodic payroll, and issuing pay and pay-related information to employees. The role will report to the HR Payroll and System Specialist. The role holder will mainly interact with the HR team in country and employees across the organization.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Execute on Payroll administrative activities
  • Collect and summarize time keeping information.
  • Obtain supervisory approval of time keeping discrepancies.
  • Obtain overtime approvals and load to the system for payment
  • Calculate commissions and Variable pay.
  • Process garnishment requests.
  • Process employee advances and paybacks.
  • Process and close periodic payrolls and ensuring payroll information is confidential.
  • Print and issue pay slips.
  • Process direct deposit payments.

  • Calculate and deposit payroll taxes.
  • Process employment verifications.
  • File statutory returns online i.e. PAYE, NSSF, NHIF
  • Accurately Process employee exits, calculate and pay final dues
  • Ensure 100% accuracy of payroll data
  • Manage staff account by deducting all the salary advances issued
  • Process and remit all deduction as well as the statutory payments
  • Ensure statutory compliance to law and company policy in all payments
  • Post to accounting after payroll processing
  • Ensure general ledger cleanup for all HR related accounts
  • Process payment relocation journals for intercompany salaries
  • Play governance role in all payroll inputs
  • Proper filling of payrolls and variations
  • Work closely with Human Specialist to solve employee pay issues
  • Ensure close participation to audits and effective closure


  • Minimum requirement: Bachelor’s degree in any business related field.
  • CPA K or ACCA certification will be an added advantage.

Skills, Experience

  • 4-5 years’ experience in Payroll administration with a large Multi-national company.
  • In depth knowledge of Time and Attendance systems.
  • Knowledge in SAP will be an added advantage

How to Apply


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