BAT Payroll Executive Job-September 2015


British American Tobacco

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Payroll Executive
Job Purpose: Reporting to the HR Shared Services Manager, to provide efficient systems and procedures that will enable a smooth and controlled payroll process, across the East & Central Africa Area.

As such hold full accountability for payroll administration, timeliness, accuracy and compliance to statutory laws and regulations.
Key Deliverables :

  • Compile and coordinate payroll data inputs from all end markets within the East & Central Africa Area for both local, international assignees and pensioners as appropriate.
  • Compile quarterly establishment costs as well as company plan numbers for East & Central Africa Area
  • Ensure relevant Payroll sign offs as per approvals framework.
  • Do a month to month analysis of staff guaranteed earnings to ensure that they are in line with the Two Thirds Rule.
  • Work in conjunction with Finance to ensure that the monthly payroll journal is posted in time.
  • Implement any payroll actions as detailed in the Collective Bargaining Agreement in collaboration with Employee Relations Manager.
  • Coordination with payroll service providers for all check off deductions.
  • Administer Bonus and Salary increments including calculation based on guidelines.
  • Respond to payroll related issues logged in the HR Helpdesk database/received through email and ensure that they are resolved.
  • Administer both Local Staff and International Assignees salaries and benefits in collaboration with Reward Assistant and the Reward Manager.
  • Manage leavers register (contact, bank account details) and ensure Provident Fund benefits are paid within 30 days on notification of termination/leaving.
  • Calculation of redundancy terms for employees leaving for sign off by HR Business Partner, Area Head of HR.
  • Monitoring of third party service providers in collaboration with Procurement.
  • Consistently deliver a satisfactory rating in annual payroll audits.
  • Ensure that new staff joining the organization and IA’s coming in are fully inducted on how the payroll process works.
  • Coordination of all statutory returns/deductions (income tax, etc.) with an aim of ensuring 100% compliance.
  • Build & maintain symbiotic relationships with all statutory bodies including Revenue Authority, Social Security Fund, Hospital Insurance Fund & Higher Educations Loans Board.

Essential requirements

  • A degree in HR, Finance, Social Sciences or related field.
  • A background in a Human Resource environment or excellent understanding of HR reward & benefits.
  • One to three years working experience in the same capacity.

Desirable Requirements

  • Qualification in professional finance courses such as CPA, ACCA.
  • Proven Customer service skills.
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills

How to Apply

Internal Candidates & to refer a candidate – visit the global interact site > my employment > [email protected]
External Candidate:
Applications close on 15th September 2015.
British American Tobacco is an equal opportunity employer.