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Payroll Clerk

Lagos, Nigeria
November 19, 2016

Zanthos globalresources need the urgent services a qualified Payroll Clerk to assist in all activities regarding the management of employee compensation in the company. The clerk will undertake a variety of tasks such as entering payroll information, calculating wages and making payments.

An excellent payroll clerk has great understanding of the concept of confidentiality. You will be experienced in entering data with attention to detail and will have good maths skills to make the necessary calculations. The ideal candidate will be a thorough professional with good communication abilities.

The goal is to carry out all payroll procedures with speed and accuracy.


Manage compensation packages using payroll software

Collect and verify timekeeping information for all employees

Calculate pay according to hours worked incorporating leaves and overtime

Calculate bonuses and commissions when appropriate

Manage and calculate taxes and deductions

Initiate periodical payments timely either by preparing and administering checks or making direct deposits through a bank payment system

Issues statements and invoices and maintain records

Update paper and electronic payroll records by entering adjustments on pay rates, employee status changes etc.

Calculate unemployment and severance payments

Deal with complaints and questions regarding payroll from employees and upper management

Investigate and resolve any discrepancies in payroll

Prepare and submit reports with payroll information to supervisor


Proven experience as payroll clerk

Familiarity with general accounting principles

Experience in data collection, entry and reporting with great attention to detail and confidentiality

Solid knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations

Computer savvy with working knowledge of relevant software (e.g. Payforce)

Exquisite math and numerical skills

Outstanding organizational and time management skills

Excellent communication abilities with aptitude in problem-solving


Applicant must possess a degree (B.SC OR HND) in this related field

Applicant must have 2-5 years of experience

Applicant with other related certification or qualification has an added advantage

The Applicant Must Be Residing in Lagos


●All applicant should forward their detailed resume to zanthosglobalresources or to the comment box provided for urgent recruitment by the human resource manager .

●Applicant can also Send their name, qualification, position applying for and their mobile phone number to the message box within Four(4) weeks from the date of this online publication .