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Payroll Officer at Niyya Food & Drinks Company Limited


Niyya Food & Drinks Company Limited – We are a member of Niyya Farm Group involved in manufacturing fruit juices from natural raw fruits and production of different variants of Yoghurts/Dairy products located in Kaduna North West Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Payroll Officer

Location: Kaduna
Employment Type: Full-time
This role reports to: The Receivable Accountant

Job Description

  • The role player will be responsible for tracking and managing the Company’s Payroll Data, Remitting Payroll Taxes, preparing monthly, quarterly and year-end payroll statements.
  • He will be required to track employee work hours, prepare compensation cheques, calculate bonuses and allowance, respond to employee questions about wages and deductions and comply with government regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate and ensure activities of payroll transactions are processed efficiently
  • Entering new employee data into the company database.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Manage and resolve issues relating to payroll production
  • Compile summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, and non-taxable wages and report on it and also administer benefit plans and workers compensation payments and pensions.
  • Oversee compliance with statutory reporting and filing requirements
  • Compile data from payroll sources while scheduling electronic payments and handing out pay cheques.
  • Prepare relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports
  • Monitor the accurate processing of staff appointments, transfers, promotions and terminations
  • Prepare and review payroll account reconciliations
  • Maintain accurate account balances
  • Familiarity with state labour laws.
  • Manage payroll workload to meet operational requirements by collecting, calculating and entering data in order to maintain and update payroll information.
  • Ensure the maintenance of current employee data systems
  • Ensure all payroll information and records are maintained in accordance with statutory requirements
  • Support all internal and external audits related to payroll
  • Process payroll checks for non-management, management and Executive Staff
  • Compliant to new legislation impacting payroll
  • Performance manage and develop payroll staff.

Job Requirements (Qualification & Skills / Experience)

  • B.Sc or HND Accounting, Human Resources, or similar field
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in FMCG Company
  • Proficiency in relevant and accounting software i.e. (ERP & SAP etc)/IT Skills (Advanced Excel)
  • Previous Experience working as a Payroll Officer
  • Good communication and negotiation skills;
  • Ability to engage with high level internal & external partners’ stakeholders
  • Self-motivated and a Team player.
  • For this role, the successful candidate must be quick to learn and be a team player, as he will be expected to participate and contribute to the overall success of the team.
  • Certified Payroll Professional designate will be an added advantage
  • Strong mathematical knowledge/Accounting principles and practices/understanding of applicable Local, State and Federal compliances and Labour laws



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their current Resume to “Niyya Food & Drinks HR” via: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the closing date.
  • Please do not send any additional information (certificates, other writing samples, etc.)

Application Deadline  24th February, 2022.

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