Payroll Accountant Job in Kenya

Jan 22, 2013

Our client is looking for a Payroll Accountant, to be responsible reconciliation of employee salary and contributions.

Key duties / responsibilities of Payroll accountant:
  • Payroll processing, generating weekly and semi-monthly check runs.
  • Prepare and enter journal entries.
  • Analyze and reconcile select balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Process job cost payroll journals and general ledger entries.
  • Upload bi-weekly payroll entries to the general ledger.
  • Assist with the month-end close process.
  • Develop and document payroll reporting tools, best practices and processes
  • Maintain appropriate records on employee receivable balances and ensure appropriate payroll deductions are being taken for employee benefits, taxes, etc.
  • Enter all payroll-related modifications including wage and tax adjustments, benefit and deductions,
  • Audit bi-weekly payroll.
  • Prepare or request customized payroll reports for commercial insurance audits.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive employee and company information at all times.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of some general ledger accounts.
  • Be sensitive to payroll deadlines and ensure timely payroll submission every cycle.
  • CPA sec 3
  • At least 3 years experience in running a payroll with not less than 1,000 staff
  • Preference, persons who have worked in flower farms of security companies
Interested candidates should send their resumes to
Please indicate your current and expected pay.


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