Payroll Manager  Job, HR Jobs Kenya 2022, 

Equity Bank is one of the region’s leading banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern and inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and DRC Congo, Equity Bank is now home to over 12 million customers – the largest customer base in Africa. Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the role of a Payroll Manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure the payroll timetable runs on time
  • Ensure accuracy of changes with all required approvals
  • Check the payroll runs as a first approver
  • Prepare audit schedules for both internal and external auditors during audits to ensure audit is done and completed within the time stipulated
  • Manage internal controls proactively through the Operational Risk framework and ensuring self- checks are done periodically. Escalate potential issues in a timely manner for resolution
  • Contribute to process improvement by participating in a range of payroll and service delivery reform activities
  • Train subsidiary payroll teams and carry out process standardization exercises


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in the fields of accounting/finance, social sciences, business
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a busy HR environment running payroll for different countries
  • CPA K / ACCA is desired
  • Member of IHRM and/or a similar renowned HR professional body is an added advantage.

Skills/ Experience Required

  • Subject matter expertise (on HR systems, Processes, pay & employment legislation in Kenya & subsidiaries, HR policy & Procedures, Financial controls policy, Operational Risk)
  • Knowledge in Payroll & benefit procedure delivery and HR systems
  • Has process discipline and quality orientation
  •  Keen to prevent and solve problems
  • Ability to speak French is desired

How to Apply

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