Assistant Payroll Accountant at Magnum Security Services Limited

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka
  • 00 USD / Year
  • Salary: 00

Magnum Security Services Limited


Magnum Security Services Limited seeks services of a female Assistant Payroll Accountant to serve in a strategic support role within a fast-paced, time-sensitive and results oriented Department. The Assistant Payroll Accountant facilitates the activities of the Payroll Department with other staff to ensure accurate payroll processing. This position demands a self-starter that performs at a high level under tight recurring deadlines. Attention to detail, the ability to continuously learn from past results and adapt to the ever industry,


  • Performs maintenance of an accurate, efficient Payroll system in compliance with statutory obligations. ,
  • Provides configuration, data maintenance and security support for time and labor application
  • Manages user’s access and compliance to established time and attendance policies as it relates to time and labor application
  • Takes ownership of functional issues by identifying underlying problems, analyzing potential solutions, and implementing system resolutions, including workarounds. Documents solutions
  • Strong documentation skills; including the ability to document current systems & procedures and the rationale behind past solutions & decision points
  • Oversee record retention compliance of standard payroll reports as required
  • Laws, rules and regulations governing the preparation and processing of voluntary pre- and post-tax deductions, and involuntary deductions, calculation of employee taxes, tax reporting, record retention and payroll accounting
  • Automated time and attendance systems and automated payroll systems and reporting

Skill in / Ability to:

  • Demonstrate exceptional attention to detail and accuracy. Confidentiality is also vital
  • Analyze systems and develop processes to ensure Payroll programs & procedures align with company policy
  • Work independently and effectively under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Interpret and consistently apply policies and procedure
  • Formulate and express ideas professionally, clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Adapt to constantly changing circumstances and priorities
  • Demonstrate advanced proficiency using personal computers and applicable software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet research, report writing programming software)

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in any accounting or Business related program
  • 1-2 years work  experience is a must.

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