Payroll‌ ‌Administrator‌
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Payroll‌ ‌Administrator‌ Job Description Template - Jobsoid

Job Overview

We are looking for a detail-oriented Payroll Administrator to join us. You should be able to manage all payroll related activities effectively. You will be assisting the Payroll Accountant in processing employee salaries. Besides, you should be able to perform administrative tasks and coordinate with the HR department when required.

You should have complete knowledge of tax laws and regulations. Your familiarity with payroll software and proficiency in creating Excel spreadsheets will be an added advantage. Also, you should own excellent mathematical skills and the ability to conduct in-depth research.

As a Payroll Administrator, you should ensure that all payments are processed accurately and on time. Moreover, you should display reliability and integrity. You should have good time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks. 

Send in your application if your accounting skills will be an asset to us. We would love to have you onboard!


  • Addressing and resolving employee queries related to payroll

  • Collecting, reviewing, and maintaining employee data and timesheets

  • Updating electronic timekeeping systems regularly

  • Assisting Payroll Accountant in calculating salaries, deductions, and tax withholdings

  • Examining employee payable hours and calculating bonuses, if any

  • Preparing and maintaining employee records and earning statements

  • Collecting payroll related information and documents

  • Ensuring employee salaries are transferred correctly to the employees’ bank accounts

  • Coordinating with the HR department for any employee information changes/additions

  • Performing administrative tasks such as updating accounting files when required

  • Preparing and submitting payroll reports during audits

  • Entering employee information into the payroll system

  • Cross-checking employee timesheets for accuracy

  • Undertaking corrections/adjustments in employee salaries

  • Performing all payroll functions in compliance with the Government rules and regulations

  • Filing tax in a timely manner


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the Accounting department

  • Knowledge of payroll activities and accounting principles

  • Familiarity with Payroll software and MS Office Tools

  • Excellent mathematical skills

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to perform administrative duties

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Having an eye for detail

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