ACCOUNTING JOBS IN NIGERIA

Payroll Accountant at the American University of Nigeria (AUN)

(Posted on: August 1, 2017)

American University of Nigeria

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking a suitable and qualified candidate to fill the vacant position below, this position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria:

Payroll Accountant

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 3 years
Location: Adamawa
Department: Payroll/Finance Department

Summary of Position

  • The Payroll Accountant will be charged with the responsibility of assisting the Payroll Manager to provide an efficient and effective payroll service by ensuring that service users are provided with accurate information at all times while upholding the AUN Vision, Mission, Policies and Procedures.
  • The duties shall include but not limited to Managing, preparing, distributing, and reporting processes for payroll, while contributing to established policies and procedures for the payroll function.
  • Also,He/She will calculate deductions, such as income tax, pension’s contributions and/or Social Security payments, Health Insurance and other Insurance deductibles.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or an equivalent field from a recognized University with at least three (3) years of post qualification experience in payroll and employee benefits.
  • Membership of relevant accounting institutes will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of a computerized payroll system is preferred
  • IT skills in packages such as Word processing and spreadsheets are required.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Strong background in mathematics and accounting.
  • Ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
  • Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

Method of Application

Applicants should submit their Resumes/CV’s, cover letters and references to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 11th August, 2017

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