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Payroll & Tax Accountant at World Vision International

World Vision International
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Organization Name: World Vision International

Job Title: Payroll & Tax Accountant

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Accounting

Purpose of Position

  • To provide overall payroll and tax administration ensuring timely submission and remittances whilst ensuring compliance with WVK Policies and guidelines and statutory regulations.

    Major Responsibilities

    Payroll Administration & Payment of staff final dues 40%

  • Prepare monthly payroll for WVK and WV entities within Karen Complex (EARO, Somalia Office, and Vision Sacco)
  • Ensure payroll information in the database is updated based on information received from WVK P&C and the other WV entities.
  • Maintain and update Payroll Master in accordance with the payroll changes.
  • Prepare Submit timely and accurate payroll reports for review before payment of any salaries (Input-15th, Review 21st-22nd, Approval 22nd and release on 23rd)
  • Ensure timely payment of Salaries and benefits WVK and WV entities staff in liaison with P & C. Staff salaries should be released by 26th day of every month.
  • Prepare all terminal dues for staff and ensure accuracy in recoveries thereof including SACCO, advances and taxes etc.
  • Facilitate timely payment of exiting staff finals dues.
  • Process Repatriation allowances for expatriates and international staff
  • Address payroll related queries, requests and discrepancies

    Taxes and Statutory Deductions Payment 30%

  • Prepare the annual tax returns by the 28th of every February for both PAYE and Withholding taxes in collaboration with the appointed tax consultant
  • Ensure that the P9A forms are ready for disbursement for staff annual tax returns
  • Prepare and pay monthly PAYE by the 9th of the following month for WVK, WVS, WVEARO
  • Ensure timely preparation and submission of statutory payments (NHIF, NSSF-8th, PAYE- 8th, HELB-15th)
  • Ensure timely remittance of employee contrition’s to Pension Schemes and any other schemes
  • Support that the P9A forms for all staff are sent to all staff ready for their annual tax returns
  • Process statutory deductions – Withholding tax and Withholding VAT on supplier payments and

    upload them in ITAX.

  • Remit Withholding tax and Withholding VAT to KRA within the stipulated timelines.

    Payroll Accounting and Reporting 25%

  • Ensure all payroll transactions are accurately posted in the Sun System on a monthly basis by 30th of every month.
  • Prepare schedules of all accounts 230 and ensure they are up to date
  • Prepare payroll related invoices to relevant entities
  • Prepare payroll related accounting schedules
  • Ensure that reconciliation of salaries and Benefits in the Sun System and payroll is done by 30th of the following month.
  • Submit report generated from the system to the vendors including, Jubilee Insurance company, KIMISITU SACCO, HELB, CBA Bank etc.

    Others 5%

  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Commerce, Business Management or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ relevant experience.
  • Accounting Qualification; CPA (K)
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Result oriented and a team player.
  • Highly motivated, self-driven, keen on details and willingness to learn.
  • Must be a committed Christian with unquestionable integrity.
  • The holder of this position must be results orientated and focused individual who is able to work under minimum supervision.
  • Conversant with accounting packages.
  • Sun Systems Knowledge is an added advantage
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies e.g. ICPAK.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision International Payroll & Tax Accountant Jobs in Kenya


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