Assistant Pay Roll Manager at a Multinational Manufacturing Company – Stresert Services Limited

Stresert Services Limited – Our client, a multinational Manufacturing company with head office based in Lagos, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Pay Roll Manager

Location: Ashaka, Gombe

Job Summary

  • To provide an efficient and cost effective payroll function serving the organization’s internal and external stakeholders.
  • He/she will update and manage efficient work systems and effective internal controls within the payroll function, ensuring that processing errors are avoided and changes are reflected accurately and promptly.
  • In this role, he/she must have good eye for details, good analytical skills, comparing data and preparation of reports.

Main Activities/Responsibilities

  • Accept and process monthly payroll input via Payroll software solution e.g. Human Manager and others.
  • Process payment of Staff salaries, wages, allowances, bonuses and other staff related payments for the organization and associated BUs – Monthly and periodically.
  • Process payment of Wages and salaries of the Ad hoc Staff and Expatriates.
  • Administration, management and remittances of statutory deductions such as Pension, PAYE, ECA and other statutory dues to the relevant collecting bodies.
  • Management of outsourcing contracts and ensure the practice comply adequately with the organization’s values and standards.
  • Employee Compensation and Benefit advisory.
  • Employees payslip administration – individual, embassies & banking transactions.
  • Support Employees for banks credit facility.
  • Generate monthly and periodic payroll related reports for Management decision making.
  • Support in annual budget preparations.
  • Support employee industrial relation and collective bargaining.
  • Study legislation, arbitration decisions, and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends.
  • Preparation and distribution of written and verbal information to inform employees of benefits, compensation, and personnel policies.
  • Administer, direct, and review employee benefit programmes, including the integration of benefits.
  • Plan and conduct new employee orientations to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives.
  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of direct reports and any temporary resources (interns etc.) relating to employment, compensation, labour relations, and employee relations.
  • Analyze statistical data and reports to identify and determine causes of personnel problems and develop recommendations for improvement of organization’s personnel policies and practices.
  • This list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and the job holder may be required to perform duties outside of this as operationally required.

Profile Required
Level of Education/Qualifications required:

  • First Degree in Accounting/Social Sciences

Specific Work Experience:

  • 5-6 years Working Experience

Technical / Functional Skills:

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer Skills especially Excel, word, PowerPoint and email applications
  • Ability to prioritize with excellent time management skills
  • Good attention to detail

Behavioural Competence:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong team player
  • Adaptable
  • Tact and tolerant
  • Ability to work well under pressure and adhere to set deadlines
  • Resilient and Motivated

Leadership and Managerial Abilities:

  • Strong attention to detail,
  • Inquisitive, curious (going deep into each aspect)
  • Good aptitude for field work, strong motivation to “dirty his own hands” and attention to details
  • Accurate, meticulous
  • Reliable/independent
  • Flair for doing the “routine”
  • Credibility and persuasiveness
  • Good knowledge of human character
  • Fostering team spirit and “pride” in their work amongst his -workers
  • Disciplined and respectable in the eyes of the workers
  • Loyalty and respect for the organization.
  • Familiarity with the local traditions and culture


  • Proposed salary is between N3,000,000 – N9,000,000 gross per annum

Application Closing Date
21st November, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: mgtpositions@stresert.com using “PRM-N” as subject of the mail.


  • The ideal candidate should be from the North & resident within the job location and its immediate environs
  • Applicants that do not have the required profile need not apply.

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