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Payroll Specialist at Jumia Nigeria

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Jumia is Africa’s leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Payroll Specialist

Location: Yaba, Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • We are looking for a knowledgeable Payroll Specialist to process and manage the company’s payroll. You will be the one to calculate wages based on hours worked and administer payments.
  • A payroll specialist can use payroll software with accuracy and efficiency. They are good with numbers and can be trusted with sensitive information. They also have great communication skills to interact with colleagues and executives.

Responsibilities

  • Gather information on hours worked for each employee.
  • Calculate the correct amount incorporating overtime, deductions, bonuses etc. with the assistance of a computer system.
  • Receive approval from upper management for payments when needed.
  • Prepare and execute pay orders through an electronic system or distribute paychecks.
  • Administer statements of payment to personnel either electronically or on paper
  • Process taxes and payment of employee benefits
  • Keep track of hour rates, wages, compensation benefit rates, new hire information etc.
  • Address issues and questions regarding payroll from employees and superiors
  • Prepare reports for upper management, finance department etc.

Requirements and Skills

  • B.Sc / BA in Business, Accounting or relevant field is a plus.
  • Proven 4 Years + experience as payroll specialist or payroll manager
  • Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and payroll best practices
  • Very good knowledge of legislation and regulations of the field
  • Proficient in MS Office and good knowledge of relevant software (e.g., Kronos, Payforce) and databases
  • Trustworthy with attention to confidentiality
  • Outstanding organizational ability with great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills.

Remuneration
Openly Negotiable.

Application Closing Date
10th October, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: talent.ng@jumia.com using “Payroll Specialist” as the subject of the mail.

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