Payroll Officer

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Payroll Officer

  • Post Date:October 7, 2021
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Health Care
Job Description

The University of Zimbabwe – Clinical Trials Research Centre (UZ-CTRC) is a centre of excellence which implements high level HIV prevention and treatment research and collaborates with a broad range of partners internationally.

University of Zimbabwe – Clinical Trials Research Centre (UZ-CTRC) is seeking a suitably trained, self-motivated, competent, talented, and qualified Payroll Officer to be based in Harare.

Position summary

  • Ensure the efficient administration of the CTU payroll by collecting, calculating, and entering data to maintain and update payroll information.
  • Maintaining payroll operations by following policies and procedures and attending to audit.
  • Managing leave days efficiently and updating the leave tracker monthly.
  • Administering the Severance, Housing, staff loans and salaries for temporary staff.
  • Computing, processing of terminal benefits.
  • Conducting monthly reconciliation of payroll figures and preparation of salaries journal.
  • Electronic distribution of all payslips before salary payments.
  • Attending to and resolving payroll queries and discrepancies.
  • Preparation of year-end reports – ITF16, ITF36 and NSSA.
  • Maintain ZIMRA withholding tax certificates, salary deductions report and reconciling MAF expenses with the general ledger.
  • Any other duties as required by the department and assigned by the Supervisor.


  • A degree in Social Sciences/ Accounting or any related field.
  • ‘A’ Level qualification is a must.
  • Strong financial and database management would be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in payroll administration.
  • Certificate in payroll administration,
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and analytical skills.
  • Computer literacy – (advance Excel) would be an added advantage.
  • Clean class four driver’s license.

To apply

Interested candidates should submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae with a cover letter, copies of academic and professional qualifications and names or contact information of 3 referees to: The Human Resources Manager, UZ-CTRC, 15 Phillips Avenue, Belgravia, Harare.

Deadline: 15 October 2021