Payroll Accountant job at National Bank of Kenya
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Vacancy title: Payroll Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Banking , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at: National Bank of Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
06 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, June 27, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Key Responsibilities:
• Responsible for processing staff payroll in accordance to the provided policies, procedures and related guidelines.
• Responsible for processing staff payroll reports and related data for management review.
• Responsible for monitoring and updating staff payroll parameters and engagement with relevant stakeholders to ensure accuracy for staff payroll reports.
• Responsible for processing payroll amendments and ensuring governance standards are maintained and supporting documents are in place as required.
• Responsible for processing staff loans in accordance to the provided policies, procedures and related guidelines.
• Processing of various staff inputs into the HRIS and related HR systems and keeping the same updated.
• Responsible for processing payroll related returns within Service Levels Agreements and ensure accuracy of the same.
• Responsible for processing Union dues and remittance of the same in a timely and accurate manner.
• Process payroll for the month and prepare the interface file.
• Remit statutory deductions i.e. NHIF, NSSF, HELB & PAYE etc and respond to queries related to the deductions.
• Responsible for processing terminal dues for exiting staff.
• Facilitating P9 statements and other related documents to staff on request when submitting filing tax returns.
• Responsible for processing staff income tax exemptions where applicable e.g. insurance relief, disabled staff relief etc.
• Responsible for updating data related to joiners and leavers and verification of the same on the payroll.
• Maintenance of payroll related records and any other documents related to compensation and benefits.
• Identifies and recommends updates to payroll accounting software, systems, and procedures
• Manage stakeholder engagements and provide excellent customer service to payroll related queries
• Adhere to controls and guidelines related payroll processing in the organisation.

Skills & Experience:
• A University Degree in Finance/Accounting or Business-related field from a recognised University.
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA K)/ACCA is an added advantage
• Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources is an added advantage
• Proficiency in use of reporting tools.
• Experience in using Perpay & ERP systems.
• Three (3) years’ experience in the financial sector with at least two (2) years in Payroll administration.
• Sound knowledge of payroll related – statutory processing
• Good organizational skills and excellent customer experience skills
• Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
• Creative approach, with the ability to anticipate challenges and develop innovative solutions.
• Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work under pressure.
• Agile, flexible and adapt to change easily.
• Integrity and honesty and ethics- ensures ethical practices and integrity and ensures NBK is not put at reputational risk.
• Governance – knowledge and ability to ensure good governance practices in assigned Department.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Send your CV and application letter showing how you meet the role requirement stated above to:  by Wednesday, 6th July 2022.
Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the next stage/s of the process.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 6 July 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 27-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 27-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 27-06-2066
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