Payroll Officer Job in Kenya

Payroll Officer

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Accurately and timely process the monthly payroll for the organization’s employees and clients, ensuring compliance with Kenyan regulations and tax laws.
  • Ensure all payroll-related taxes, statutory deductions, and other deductions are calculated and processed correctly.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee payroll records and ensure compliance with all Kenyan regulations, including NHIF, NSSF, PAYE, and HELB.
  • Prepare and submit payroll-related reports and filings, such as PAYE, NSSF, NHIF, and other statutory reports.
  • Respond to employee payroll inquiries and resolve issues in a timely and professional manner.
  • Collaborate with HR, Accounting, and Finance teams to ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll.
  • Stay up to date with Kenyan payroll regulations and best practices and make recommendations to improve payroll processes and procedures.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or related field preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in Kenyan payroll administration, including experience with Kenyan payroll software.
  • Knowledge of Kenyan payroll regulations and tax laws, including NHIF, NSSF, PAYE, and HELB.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to communicate with employees and internal teams.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with competing deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently.

How to Apply