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Payroll Officer – FMG/AT 2

Annual Salary

Job Description

Career Opportunity

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following position in the Finance and Accounts Division, Ministry of Health & Wellness.

Payroll Officer – FMG/AT 2

JOB PURPOSE

The Payroll Officer shall have responsibility for providing salary for monthly paid employees and properly maintain salary records for the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

KEY OUTPUTS (Results, Deliverables)

  • Monthly salary prepared
  • Salary records maintained

Key responsibility areas (Activities, Tasks)

Technical/Professional Responsibilities

  • Notes information from salary advice on salary record;
  • Ensures that all payroll information on the computerised payroll system is maintained accurately;
  • Calculates salaries and effect the necessary changes relating to the new salary rates, arrears of salary, acting appointments, resignation, new employment and deductions;
  • Enters changes on salaries record and on the salaries control at the time;
  • Checks payroll register against entries on the salary records for errors or omissions and return cards for necessary corrections;
  • Balances salary control and ensures that payroll register and salaries control is in agreement;
  • Prepares late payments for employees not listed on payroll register;
  • Processes authorized deductions;
  • Facilitates the electronic transfer of salaries to financial institutions and other deduction recipients;
  • Files earning records, salary records, signing sheets and payroll register;
  • Prepares Journal vouchers in respect of over payments of salary to employees;
  • Prepares P45 and salary particulars for officers who have resigned or have been transferred;
  • Provide advice to managers as required.

Minimum Required Education and Experience

  • Certificate or Diploma in Accounting, Management or Business Administration from a recognised institution;

                                    OR

  • CAT or AAT level A and 1 respectively;
  • Plus successful completion of the relevant government accounting and computing courses and at least two (2) years experience;
  • Satisfaction of the Proficiency criteria;
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience.     

       

Deadline: Friday, May 14, 2021.                                                                

The Ministry of Health thanks all applicants for their interest; however, please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.