Payroll Executive

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  14 Sep, 2019
  • Job Ref:  KMP-47367

Job Description

As part of the growth in the client services portfolio, we are seeking to recruit an ambitious and driven Payroll Executive who will be entrusted with a portfolio of clients to manage and build a lasting relationship with.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining a portfolio of payroll clients and execute payrolls in line with internal procedures and in compliance with relevant laws;
  • Handling direct queries for new business from potential clients on payroll administration and assisting team members with escalated queries from current clients;
  • Keep abreast of new regulations / updates related to payroll;
  • Monitoring the payroll checklist to ensure all clients’ employees are paid in time, all FS5 documents are submitted in time, etc.;
  • Assisting in GDPR matters related to payroll and clients’ employee data;
  • Determine tax obligations by calculating taxes and social security contributions and liaising with the Tax department where relevant;
  • Perform the distribution of wages through issuance of cheques or direct transfers to employees’ bank accounts;
  • Handle the processing of bank transfers on behalf of clients;
  • Assisting in other financial, accounting, banking, and fiscal duties, as may be directed by the line manager from time to time.


  • Previous experience handling payroll;
  • Holders of payroll related certifications will be given preference;
  • Knowledge of employment taxation, Social security and fringe benefits;
  • Knowledge of one or more payroll software tools coupled with strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of Shireburn Indigo would be considered an asset;
  • A 5-star customer service attitude, ready to work with different clients and surpass their expectations;
  • Excellent ability to communicate in English, both verbally and written;
  • A proven ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with clients and internal departments ensuring lines of communication remain open;
  • Ability to work as part of a team, assisting others where necessary to ensure all deadlines are met;
  • Ability to work on own initiative and with minimum supervision.