Payroll Officer

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Description of Role

Payroll Officers play an important role in the administration team of an organisation as they are responsible for payroll administration and staff receiving their wages on time and correctly.

Their specific tasks include collecting employee information and time sheets, administering payroll, calculating payroll taxes and communicating with co-workers regarding payroll matters. They also maintain and update payroll records and protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential.

Given the nature of their work, Payroll Officers should ideally have analytical and data entry skills, keen attention to detail, thoroughness, general math skills, verbal communication and organisation skills.

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