Payroll Officer

  • Full time
  • Harare
  • @Strategic Synergy posted 3 weeks ago
  • Posted : 8 March 2023 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 3 Years
  • What we do Other professional services
  • Qualifications Diploma level

Job Description

We are looking to for a qualified payroll officer to join our HR team. As a payroll officer, you will be responsible for tracking and managing our company’s payroll data. You will be required to track employee work hours, prepare compensation checks, calculate bonuses and allowances, and respond to employee questions about wages and deductions.

Payroll Officer responsibilities include calculating employees’ compensation, updating our internal payroll databases and ensuring timely payments. To be successful in this role, you should have a flair for numbers and be able to handle sensitive information. If you’re also familiar with labour legislation, we’d like to meet you.


  • Collect daily, weekly or monthly timesheets
  • Calculate bonuses and allowances
  • Prepare employees’ compensation by the end of each month using payroll software
  • Schedule bank payments or hand out paychecks directly to employees
  • Distribute payment statements and gather signed receipts (digital or paper)
  • Report on payroll expenses
  • Ensure wages and tax withholdings comply with regulations
  • Enter new employees’ data (e.g. bank accounts and tax identification numbers) into internal databases
  • Answer questions about compensation, benefits, taxes and insurance deductions

Payroll Officer Requirements:

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in accounting, human resources, social sciences or a similar field.
  • 3 years of experience working as a payroll officer.
  • Advanced Mathematical skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Proficient with payroll software such as Belina Payroll or a similar one.

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