Payroll Analyst

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Date: Sep 11, 2023

Location: Kingston, JM, WI

Company: Digicel


About Digicel


As a Digital Operator, Digicel is in the business of delivering powerful digital experiences 1440 minutes of each day to customers – that’s every minute, all day, every day.


Through its world-class LTE and fibre networks, together with its suite of apps spanning sports, news, local radio and podcasts, TV streaming, enhanced messaging and marketplaces and self-care, Digicel is the only operator in its markets that can deliver that.


Serving consumer and business customers in 25 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Pacific, its investments of over US$5 billion and a commitment to its communities through its Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago have contributed to positive outcomes for over 2 million people to date.


With its Better Together brand, Digicel is making a promise of simply more to customers and communities and its 5,000 employees worldwide work together to make that a powerful reality day in, day out.


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Primary objective of the job: 


  • End to end payroll processing for Digicel Markets in the Caribbean Region
  • Facilitate timely payment of  salaries to staff and ensuring payment of Statutory taxes
  • Complete the necessary payroll GL accounts reconciliations


Main Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Communicate payroll deadlines to appropriate stakeholders
  • Consolidate and review payroll inputs received from the HR and other Departments
  • Process payroll changes in the payroll software
  • Review payroll register to guarantee that all relevant payroll changes have been captured accurately
  • Prepare review files and distribute to the applicable reviewers
  • Follow up during review process until payroll is fully approved
  • Prepare and process payments in the bank portal, as well as ensure that approvals are completed
  • Ensure timely payment of monthly statutory taxes, pension and other applicable payments
  • Ensure timely payment of staff loans within correct period
  • Support the cash flow process by providing accurate forecast of payroll and taxes
  • Provide information to auditors (internal and external) at end of financial year
  • Liaising with banking partners to efficiently resolve bank related issues
  • Maintain and update payroll software
  • Perform of ad-hoc requests


Academic Qualifications and Experience Required:


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Finance or related Accounting discipline
  • ACCA level 3 (preferable)
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a similar payroll position
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of MCS BizPay, PayPak and Oracle PeopleSoft would be preferred
  • Experience with accounting software Workday and HR software SAP Success Factors would be preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite (intermediate level of MS Excel is a must)


Functional Skills:


  • Attention to detail
  • Logical thinking
  • Be proactive and efficient
  • Ability to prioritize, deliver under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills and great team player
  • Ability to work with employees at all levels of the business
  • Be agile, creative and a problem solver 
  • Communication and delivery skills





This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent may, and probably will be asked to perform other duties as required.  Each employee, regardless of classification, is required to maintain a safe, orderly and clean workplace, using safety precautions and observing safety rules at all times.

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