Adexen Recruitment Agency Latest Employment Vacancy-jobsfornaija
Adexen Recruitment Agency Latest Employment Vacancy

Adexen Recruitment Agency Latest Employment Vacancy

Adexen Recruitment Agency has been mandated by an international construction company to recruit for the vacant position in Abuja, Nigeria:

Job Title: Head of Payroll – Expatriate

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full time
Job Seniority: Manager
Job Category: Human Resources
Industry: Construction & Real Estate


  • Head of Payroll responsibilities include auditing the entire payroll process, approving exemptions and salary changes and setting guidelines for all procedures around employee compensation
  • Streamline and document compensation procedures
  • Audit payroll transactions to ensure all amounts and payment dates are accurate
  • Approve one-time or permanent changes in payroll (e.g. salary increases, tax deduction, bonuses, expense reimbursements)
  • Train employees who are involved in payroll on tax regulations and best practices
  • Manage payroll discrepancies quickly and efficiently
  • Ensure compliance with all payroll and tax laws
  • Collaborate with Finance and HR to create payroll reports and forecasts
  • Taking care of the correct Master Data input in SAP
  • Checking the Data with ABAP Reports in SAP
  • Preparing the Bank Payment Upload Files
  • Booking the monthly Bank Book of Wages Department
  • Leading a Team of 18 direct Reports.
  • Be the vocal point in all payroll related matters to the Regions-, Site and Subsidiaries of the Group
  • Be the sparring partner to the head of HR and the Director of Administration of the Group
  • Be the sparring partner for the back office (SAP Supplier in Europe).
  • Be the focal point for Tax, and Internal Audits as well available for the auditors

Desired Skills and Experience

  • B.Sc. in Human Resources Management or Finance
  • MBA or Master’s in Accounting is a plus
  • At least 10 Years’ experience in a leading operational HR Role / Function, Payroll Manager
  • Experience with SAP Payroll Computation
  • Experience with Nigerian Service of Conditions and SAP Payroll projects is a plus
  • Experience in SAP FI for the commercial part as booking the payroll results in FI
  • Familiar with SAP Query for the post payroll Reporting
  • Hands-on experience with payroll software
  • Familiarity with HRIS is a plus
  • In-depth knowledge of labor legislation and tax regulations
  • A high level of discretion and integrity when handling sensitive employee information


  • Reports, Compensation & Benefits, Payroll, HRIS, SAP, Human Resources, Team Management

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online