Payroll Manager – Cement Industry

January 25, 2022

Job Description

Dangote Group

Dangote Group is one of Nigeria’s most diversified business conglomerates with a hard – earned reputation for excellent business practices and products’ quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Payroll Manager – Cement Industry
Ref No: LagosHR008
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time
Summary of the Job

Supervise payroll officers across locations effectively and ensure the accuracy of payroll elements in SAP as per staff contracts, pay structure and staff handbook
Coordinate all payroll activities and ensuring compliance with all payroll processes including working closely with ICU to ensure all queries are responded, addressed, timely release of payroll and payment of salaries by 24th of every month
Ensure accuracy of calculation of gross and net pay amounts as processed by payroll officers (e.g., salary, overtime, shift payments, bonuses, benefits), PAYE tax, pension deductions, and other payroll payables
Collating necessary input and assumptions for the annual employment costs budget
HR Analytics report to internal management (Head count, employment cost, employee cost to total revenue, employee cost to Opex, etc and to external agencies (e.g., government agencies, labour ministry, pension administrators, insurance companies, unions etc.)
Conduct Salary planning & review, STI and bonus calculations
Work closely with the HRIS Manager and C&B Manager to implement salary review and bonus payments
Responsible for collating necessary input for the external auditors, annual tax returns and other HR regulatory compliance issues
Ensure accuracy of information provided for HRIS upload

Main Activities / Responsibilities

Oversee execution of monthly payroll, report payroll tracker and liaise with ICU for seamless payroll circle
Ensure monthly reconciliation of payroll records is done (e.g., payments, deductions, general ledger entries for wages etc), payroll data verification and administration is performed
Monitor and manage payroll legislation compliance, labour codes, government regulations/circulars and national collective bargaining agreements
Ensure remittance of statutory deductions to the relevant authorities such as tax, pension, NHF, NSITF, etc
Manage relationships with internal (Finance, Treasury, IT, Internal Control) and external (Tax, PFAs, or other) representatives to ensure seamless and timely performance of the payroll activities.
Ensure prompt resolution of staff complaints on payroll items or payments.
Provide accurate details of total (or changes to) payroll costs and other compensation-related information, and relevant recommendations to Management for informed decision making.
Critically monitor and manage the performance of direct reports and team members and provide guidance as may be required.
Support C&B Manager with payroll data for final computation of benefits for exiting staff.
Work closely with the C&B Manager, deliver training and communication sessions for both HR and operational managers on reward issues, to help them understand reward components.
Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Head, C&B and GCHRO

Level of education/qualifications normally required:

A University Degree in the numeric sciences preferably Accountancy, Economics, Actuarial science, etc
Professional certifications such as ACCA, ACA

Specific Work experience:

7 to 10 years’ experience with some experience in a large, international, industrial organization
With practical experience in fields related to salary and payroll administration

Technical / Functional Skills:

Competency in the use of payroll software/HRIS such as SAP and Success Factor
Familiarity with analytical tools i.e. MS Excel, MS power point
Salary and Pay Administration

Behavioral Competencies:

Ability to work as part of a Team
Customer Service Skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Attention to details
Leadership and managerial abilities:
Demonstrated Time Management skill and ability to prioritize tasks
Demonstrated experience of working with limited supervision
Result oriented.


Private Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Training & Development

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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