• Payroll Officer at ​Michael Stevens Consulting

    work ​Michael Stevens Consulting
    placePort harcourt, Rivers
    Date Posted: 2021-01-14

    Michael Stevens Consulting - We are recruiting to fill the position of a Payroll Officer in Port-Harcourt, Rivers.

    Job Brief

    • We are looking for a qualified Payroll Clerk to assist in all activities regarding the management of employee compensation in the company.
    • You will undertake a variety of tasks such as entering payroll information, calculating wages and making payments.
    • An excellent payroll clerk has great understanding of the concept of confidentiality.
    • You will be experienced in entering data with attention to detail and will have good maths skills to make the necessary calculations.
    • The ideal candidate will be a thorough professional with good communication abilities.
    • The goal is to carry out all payroll procedures with speed and accuracy.


    • Manage compensation packages using payroll software
    • Collect and verify timekeeping information for all employees
    • Calculate pay according to hours worked incorporating leaves and overtime
    • Calculate bonuses and commissions when appropriate
    • Manage and calculate taxes and deductions
    • Initiate periodical payments timely either by preparing and administering checks or making direct deposits through a bank payment system
    • Issues statements and invoices and maintain records
    • Update paper and electronic payroll records by entering adjustments on pay rates, employee status changes etc.
    • Calculate unemployment and severance payments
    • Deal with complaints and questions regarding payroll from employees and upper management
    • Investigate and resolve any discrepancies in payroll
    • Prepare and submit reports with payroll information to supervisor


    • Proven experience as payroll clerk
    • Familiarity with general accounting principles
    • Experience in data collection, entry and reporting with great attention to detail and confidentiality
    • Solid knowledge of relevant legislation,policies and regulations
    • Computer savvy with working knowledge of relevant software (e.g. Payforce)
    • Exquisite math and numerical skills
    • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent communication abilities with aptitude in problem-solving
    • OND in Accounting.

    Method of Application
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV on or before 28th January, 2021, using Job Title as the subject of the email.

    work ​Michael Stevens Consulting

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