Payroll Accountant needed at Aza Finance

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Job title : Payroll Accountant

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : October 19, 2023

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Job Summary

  • We are looking for an experienced payroll accountant to overview daily payroll operations in our company and manage our payroll system.
  • To ensure success as a payroll accountant, you should demonstrate knowledge of applicable tax laws and ideally have experience in a similar role.
  • A first-class payroll accountant will be detail-oriented and someone who can accurately and timely process salaries.
  • To succeed in this role, you must have strong mathematical skills and knowledge of national and regional laws on payroll and taxes.


  • Standardized all payroll accounting functions by ensuring that all the aspects of payrolls and benefits workflow are accurate and in compliance with all organizational requirements
  • Gather and update data in the payroll system along with maintaining confidentiality of employees’ records
  • Conduct payroll reports, analyze data, maintain and examine accounting records, and assist in tax management
  • Work in conjunction with the HR Department to ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll updates
  • Reconcile and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions on accounting software
  • Ensure all payroll procedures are in line with governmental laws & policies
  • Create and maintain payroll files
  • Prepare and participate in internal payroll audit


  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • A minimum of five years’ experience as a Payroll Accountant, or in a similar role
  • Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) is preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous attention to details
  • Highly organized
  • Proactive and able to work in fast-pacing environment
  • Attentive to details and thriving excellence in each and every task
  • Can-do attitude owner and problem solving thinker
  • Flexibility and Resilience Practitioner
  • Accountable and Reliable
  • Passionate about the role


  • Great career development opportunities in a fast growing Fintech Company
  • Ownership: All team members are empowered to bring ideas and make a difference in a dynamic and casual work environment
  • A competitive salary at every stage of your growth
  • Workplace pension contributions
  • 24 days statutory paid annual leave in addition to local public holidays, plus an extra day for birthdays. Including 4 days for Christmas/New Year break
  • Company funded private medical insurance: dental, medical, and optical services coverage based on your jurisdiction
  • 2x-3x Group life insurance based on your jurisdiction
  • Performance bonus & Equity Incentives Plan
  • Growth: Access to a personal growth budget (FTEs/PERM Only)
  • Mentor & Buddy Program
  • Complimentary breakfast, snacks & drinks
  • Team Building and Happy Hours Events
  • Employee mental health support
  • A One-Time Work from Home Allowance
  • Employee Referral Program

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