Senior Payroll Accountant Oil Company

Job Description

Responsibilities :

Oversee the accurate and timely processing of payroll operations, ensuring compliance with company policies and relevant regulations;
Ensure accurate calculation and timely remittance of payroll taxes, including state, and local taxes, as well as any other statutory deductions;
Maintain accurate payroll records, including employee information, earnings, deductions, and taxes withheld, ensuring compliance with recordkeeping requirements;
Prepare and distribute payroll reports to management, HR, and other stakeholders, providing insights into payroll expenses, trends, and variances;
Coordinate and participate in payroll audits, ensuring compliance with internal controls, policies, and regulatory requirements;
Identify opportunities to streamline payroll processes, improve efficiency, and enhance controls, implementing changes as needed;
Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll-related matters, providing timely and accurate information and assistance;
Stay updated on changes in payroll regulations, and best practices, ensuring compliance and recommending adjustments to payroll processes as needed;
Support Accounting Supervisor with financial statements such as balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations;
Provide payroll data for budgeting and financial planning;
Collaborate with HR to ensure that employee payroll information is up to date and accurate.

Requirements :

Required Experience & Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance;
Minimum 5 years’ experience in finance & accounting and 3 years’ experience in payroll;
Strong knowledge of payroll systems, tax laws, and wage regulations;
Experience with payroll software is mandatory;
F3 ACCA qualification is mandatory;
Proficiency written and verbal Azerbaijani and English languages;
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook with the aptitude to learn new software quickly.

Required Abilities and Skills
Ability to organize work and perform responsibly and semi-independently;
Establish strong working relationship with colleagues and demonstrate the ability to work individually as well as a part of team;
Good communication skills to work effectively in a diverse team environment;
Excellent organizational, time management skills and strong attention to details;
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.