Payroll Supervisor

Twigg Exploration and Mining

Twigg Exploration & Mining is recruiting a Payroll Supervisor, to be based in Pemba, Mozambique.

  • Manage and guarantee expat and local payrolls are run timeously with monthly disbursements and interim calculations when required
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports from payroll officer
  • Review time and attendance data as provided by HR and efficiency of data collection
  • Ensure the processing of new hires, temporary workers, transfers, change of conditions and terminations are accurate and timely
  • Verify the legitimacy of all new hires
  • Critically review and analyse current payroll, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations
  • Communicate actively with Operations, HR and AP to review cross-departmental data sharing
  • Ensure systems are set-up and updated to reflect our current employee base, including wages, benefits, sick and annual leave in line with contracts (union and non-union)
  • Manage regular preparation of relevant management reports, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, annual leave accrual, tax deductions, medical insurance, union participation etc.)
  • Maintain employee data ensuring it is kept current
  • Supervise payroll staff, train, mentor and develop
  • Ensure total compliance to process and ERP system
  • Ensure payroll is run with compliance to statutory/legislated requirements
  • Review and improve payroll policies and procedures
  • Degree in Human Resources, Accounting, Management or other relevant subjects
  • 05 minimum managing payroll in excess of 500 persons
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong ethics and approach to confidential and sensitive information
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in Portuguese and English
  • Exceptional ability to build and maintain credible work relationships
  • Sound computer proficiency and experience across Microsoft Office (strongly in Excel)
  • Able to work with ERP Financial Software (PRONTO)
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Knowledge and interpretation of local labour law
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 06.07.2017
  • Expires 12.07.2017
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