Payroll Clerk

Sandy Bay, Hanover, jm
2019-06-26 12:57:43

Collective Solution is seeking a Payroll Clerk to join our dynamic team located in Sandy Bay, Hanover. The successful individual will report to the Finance Manager. He/she must be resourceful, possess the skills and competencies listed below and display a positive attitude with the ability to work cohesively with the team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurately process and issue employees’ salaries by calculating earnings and deductions in accordance with established practices and guidelines
  • Collect, compile and enter payroll data using appropriate software and review and verify source documents
  • Resolve payroll discrepancies by analyzing and collecting information
  • Address employees’ pay-related concerns and provide accurate payroll information to complete requests for pay-related documents including statements and verifications
  • Update payroll records by recording changes in payroll reports of earnings, hours worked and taxes, insurance and leave payments
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong payroll processing background and solid data entry skills
  • Working knowledge of relevant software and understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Knowledge of Jamaican payroll regulations and requirements
  • Good analytical and organizational skills


  • Minimum Associate Degree in Finance / Accounting or Business Administration
  • Payroll experience preferred
  • Ability to work under pressure handling multiple tasks to ensure timely completion of all activities
  • Obtain and effectively use information, identify and seek information needed from a variety of sources and skillfully extract and report the information for business benefit
  • Ability to present findings effectively to management
  • Ability to logically examine and interpret information from various sources to develop a course of action
  • Positive attitude towards changes in work assignments & working hours
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word, written and oral communication skills