Payroll Specialist – Unilever Ghana Vacancies

By | March 29, 2019

Payroll Specialist – Unilever Ghana

The overall purpose of this role is to manage, supervise and deliver the country payroll within the given timelines. The role will provide support to the Finance teams in the relevant reporting cycles.

Job Title: Payroll Specialist

The Payroll Specialist has the following main accountabilities:

  • To process accurate and timely payroll for country remittance of data to bank through accounts payable
  • Executes payroll accounting and reconciliation
  • Delivers payroll services by managing payroll personnel
  • Generates monthly reports and SLAs for payroll
  • Monitors payroll processes to meet legal compliance and COBP requirements
  • Provides payroll KPIs reports and data as required
  • Manages processing of statutory deductions and remittance of data to finance for payments to institutions and retirees
  • Participates in pension cycle briefs – support preparations for pension annual general meetings and cascades to country
  • To input to payroll systems against new reward cycle, new collective Bargaining agreement, Time and Attendance data / payment related calculations for payroll accuracy
  • To process statutory deductions report and remit to finance for pay-outs i.e. tax, National Social Security, Pension, Co-operatives, etc
  • Prepare monthly payroll Service Level Agreement reporting (CSR)
  • Leads payroll projects and process improvement initiatives i.e. liaison with IT & 3P
  • Prepares annual reports and manage end year processes e.g. taxation, write-off,
  •   Ensure implementation of payroll project, process change/improvement, adjustments etc
  • Provides ad-hoc data and supplementary reports as required from time to time
  • Reward and payroll related communication i.e. schedules, guidelines
  • Manages customer expectations and payroll queries – issues, problems escalated by helpdesk officer / WFA assistants


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