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Friday, July 14, 2017

Payroll Officer Job at Lutheran World Federation ( LWF ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Payroll Officer

Jobs at:
Lutheran World Federation ( LWF )

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, July 21, 2017

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Job details:
Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is part of Lutheran World Federation Development for world Service (LWF-DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency. LWF Uganda works to reduce people's vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs. LWF Uganda is currently Operating in Pader, Kitgum, Lamwo Adjumani, Moyo Luuka, Kamwenge, and kampala District.
The LWF looking for a mature, qualified and experienced persons for the following position:
Title: Payroll Officer
Place of Assignment: Head Office
Duration of Assignment: Annually with extension based on the availability of funding.
Job Profile:
The Payroll Officer co-ordinates, directs, and controls payroll preparation, processing, disbursement, and records management, and ensures that the payroll and applicable taxes/deductions are processed in an accurate, compliant and timely manner. S/he ensures that the payroll procedures are compliant, efficient and current up-to-date. S/he should be analytical and methodical, with experience in payroll administration and deep knowledge of payroll regulations and legislation. S/he must value integrity, team spirit, and strong organizational skills.
The Payroll Officer must be dedicated and industrious, committed to accuracy in all transactions. S/he will handle all payroll processing duties and will collaborate with Human Resources (HR) and Financial Accounting teams.
Duties and responsibilities: visit our: Website:
Academic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree (BSc/BA) in Business Administration, Accounting, Human Resources or related field professional certification
  • Certified Payroll Professional designation is a plus

    Relevant, skills and knowledge requirements
  • 5 years’ experience with payroll systems and related software programs before progressing into management in a fast-paced organization.
  • Proven experience as a payroll manager or similar role required
  • Good knowledge of payroll, tax, and retirement legislation
  • Experience in Managing Processes, People Management, Data Entry Management, Compensation and Wage Structure, Benefits Administration, Worker Compensation, Employment Law, and Developing Standards and Policies
Job application procedure
Applications (motivation letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English), with the names and e-mail addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally, should be sent by Friday, July 21, 2017 to: Email:  Please do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Female candidates possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization's commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contracted.