Payroll Lead Job in Kenya

Payroll Lead


  • You will process and pay employees and statutory requirements within the given time by ensuring that all checks and accounts are processed correctly and accurately.
  • You will report to the Payroll Manager. This is a #LI-Onsite” role.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will coordinate with the HR department & other departments to ensure all payroll information is received within the timelines 
  • You will do Payroll processing to ensure staff are paid within the timeline 
  • You will prepare the payroll report and payroll reconciliation report for review & approval 
  • You will prepare statutory reports within the given timelines (PAYE, NITA, NSSF, HELB, and all other liabilities) 
  • You will calculate taxes and prepare tax forms following KRA regulations (P9 forms). Assist staff file their individual annual returns 
  • You will assist in the preparation of payroll journals 
  • You will update diverse spreadsheets (can maintain complex spreadsheets)  to maintain precise records 
  • You will respond to Payroll related queries from employees. 
  • You will assist in preparing any ad hoc reports that the business may require 

Skills & Competences

  • 2+ years of experience in Payroll processing or a similar role
  • Understanding payroll and taxes (Multi-location would be an added advantage)/ Familiarity with a payroll software  
  • Understanding the sections of the payslip 
  • Familiarity with MS Office (especially Excel) 
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration, Accounting, Human Resources, or a related field 
  • Handle staff confidence and safeguard payroll transactions by ensuring the confidentiality of information 

What’s in it for you

  • Great compensation package
  • Commissions
  • Annual Leave
  • Learning & Development Support

How to Apply