Job Vacancy For Payroll Officer At ECOWAS Commission (Abuja, Nigeria)



Duties and Responsibilities

•   Responsible for yearly salary reviews process in terms of annual increments etc…
•   Responsible for developing, and maintaining a payroll pensions, benefits, allowances database.
•   Oversee the preparation of staff salaries and other emoluments on a monthly basis.
•   Review and approve for processing, expenditures such as medical refunds, educational expense refunds and other staff related expenses.
•   Prepare, analyze and evaluate information from the financial records and provide data and assistance to superiors on issues relevant to improvement of the financial operation.
•   Supervise the preparation of payroll returns such as provident deductions and other payroll deductions and ensure the prompt payments of such returns.
•   Implement budgetary control procedures and ensure that expenditures approved for payments have been provided for in the budget.
•   Ensure the safe keeping of all payroll records including those relating to personnel records of officers within the organization.
•   Review, certify and refer for further action, financial documents such as invoices, memorandum on expenditure request, request for payment on contract, giving appropriate explanation as applicable.
•   Supervise support staff and decide on the correctness of documents processed; propose improvement and train staff on the correct applications of the financial regulations.
•   Ensure the preparation of all employee contracts, temporary staff salaries in compliance with the contract agreements.
•   Perform other related duties as required.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A Bachelor’s degree in the Financial Sector.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

•   5years professional work experience;
•   Possession of a higher degree would reduce the required professional experience to three (3) years;
•   Membership of a related affiliate body would be an advantage.

COMPETENCIES

•   Ability to establish credibility with managers across the Commission.
•   Excellent networking, oral and communication skills.
•   Ability to tolerate and manage heavy work loads.
•   Must have a flexible work approach.
•   Must be computer literate

Age

•   The officer should not be over 50 years old at the point of recruitment.

Language

•   Must be fluent in one of the official working languages of the Community: English, French, and Portuguese.  A working knowledge of another would be an advantage.

Annual Salary: USD 36,901 - USD 44,469

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants may use the application form to apply indicating the position(s) they are interested in.

Interested candidates should download the application form, fill it and send it together with their CV as an email attachment to the following email address:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 30 June, 2015

•   Applicants should indicate in the body of their forwarding mail, the title(s) of the position(s) they are applying for.
•   NB: PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH YOUR CERTIFICATES TO THE APPLICATION EMAIL.
•   ANY APPLICATION RECEIVED AFTER THE VACANCY CLOSING DATE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
•   Applicants experiencing difficulties sending their application with a hotmail or windows live email account should forward their application via other mail providers such as Gmail, Yahoo, etc. Applicants may also call +2347034188920 for further information.
•   Applicants may also call +2347034188920 for further information. Please call this number from Monday to Friday between 9AM and 5PM (GMT+1).
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