Head of Payroll – Expatriate Vacancy at an International Construction Company – Adexen Recruitment Agency

Position Title: Head of Payroll - Expatriate.

Job Station: Abuja.


Head of Payroll - Expatriate job opportunity is available at Adexen Recruitment Agency for individuals who possess B.Sc. in Human Resources Management or Finance.


  • Head of Payroll responsibilities include auditing the entire payroll process, approving exemptions and salary changes and setting guidelines for all procedures around employee compensation
  • Streamline and document compensation procedures
  • Audit payroll transactions to ensure all amounts and payment dates are accurate
  • Approve one-time or permanent changes in payroll (e.g. salary increases, tax deduction, bonuses, expense reimbursements)
  • Train employees who are involved in payroll on tax regulations and best practices
  • Manage payroll discrepancies quickly and efficiently
  • Ensure compliance with all payroll and tax laws
  • Collaborate with Finance and HR to create payroll reports and forecasts
  • Taking care of the correct Master Data input in SAP
  • Checking the Data with ABAP Reports in SAP
  • Preparing the Bank Payment Upload Files
  • Booking the monthly Bank Book of Wages Department
  • Leading a Team of 18 direct Reports.
  • Be the vocal point in all payroll related matters to the Regions-, Site and Subsidiaries of the Group
  • Be the sparring partner to the head of HR and the Director of Administration of the Group
  • Be the sparring partner for the back office (SAP Supplier in Europe).
  • Be the focal point for Tax, and Internal Audits as well available for the auditors


  • B.Sc. in Human Resources Management or Finance
  • MBA or Master’s in Accounting is a plus
  • At least 10 Years’ experience in a leading operational HR Role / Function, Payroll Manager
  • Experience with SAP Payroll Computation
  • Experience with Nigerian Service of Conditions and SAP Payroll projects is a plus
  • Experience in SAP FI for the commercial part as booking the payroll results in FI
  • Familiar with SAP Query for the post payroll Reporting
  • Hands-on experience with payroll software
  • Familiarity with HRIS is a plus
  • In-depth knowledge of labor legislation and tax regulations
  • A high level of discretion and integrity when handling sensitive employee information


  • Reports, Compensation & Benefits, Payroll, HRIS, SAP, Human Resources, Team Management

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