Afreximbank: Consultant, Payroll – Human Resources (Operations) – Cairo, Egypt

Northern Africa
Posted 4 months ago

Reference No. MBBLR1

CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank based in Cairo, Egypt to recruit for this position. For more information on the Afreximbank please visit their website Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.


Reference Number: MBBLR1


  • As a member of the Human Resources Operations Team which is responsible for the management of the Bank’s transactional HR services cycle, job holder will be responsible for the efficient administration of the end-to-end payroll and benefits processes for the Bank in accordance with laid down policy and whilst ensuring the required confidentiality. You will mainly be responsible for:

Payroll Processing:

  • Ensure the timely processing of the staff payroll for payment of salaries monthly through first level administration and data capturing to ensure timely and accurate payroll processing whilst ensuring compliance with the Bank’s payroll and benefits policies and procedures, Performing the Groups Monthly payroll run activities including initial payroll drafts, payroll release, checking of payroll results and correcting payroll data and transactions as needed.

Staff Benefits Administration:

  • In line with the segregated processes check to ensure that new staff have been correctly and timely enrolled in the applicable benefits and entitlements and that leavers are correctly and timely terminated on the HR system to ensure a robust and accurate payroll processing and support the annual renewal processes for staff insurances.

Staff Benefits Claims & Deductions:

  • Act as the first level review and conduct thorough verification of all staff claims and benefits (education re-imbursement claims, payments to schools, loans, and professional fees etc) to ensure that they comply with laid out policies and procedures and ensure that an accurate and real time repository of all staff related claims and related data is maintained in the Bank’s HCM system.

Terminal Benefits:

  • Calculation of end-of-service benefits for all types of exits and preparation of appropriate Terminal dues for payments authorization in line with bank’s staff rules and other regulations, provide clear guidance to staff proceeding on retirement with all relevant benefits and other related inquiries.

Payroll Audits Requests:

  • Provide support with all internal and external audit requests on Payroll and assist the HR Operations team through the entire Audit processes.

Staff Queries:

  • In liaison with the HR Helpdesk, provide an efficient support to staff on queries related to payroll and benefits policies and provide clarity to staff on various payroll and benefits queries and entitlements where required and as assigned by HR Help Desk and responsible for any other queries related to various aspect of salary and benefits administration.

SAP SuccessFactors Payroll:

  • Support the implementation of any Payroll related Automations through working closely with the HRIS Champion in identifying any required enhancements to ensure that the payroll and HCM systems are efficient and accurate whilst delivering a positive employee experience. Ensure the applicable administration and technology activities related to HR Operations process are actioned on a timely basis; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University and a relevant post graduate degree in HR/Psychology/Business Management / Commerce or another related field.
  • A professional qualification in HR is an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years practical experience in Human Resources.
  • Impeccable computer skills including the full suite of MS Office applications with strong excel skills.
  • Experience of using HR systems is essential with exposure to SAP SuccessFactors Payroll being critical. Experience with other systems such as SAP, Oracle can also be an advantage.
  • High levels of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Resilient individual who is effective in engaging with stakeholders and staff at all levels as well as working with third party service providers.
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to operate in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of HR best practices.
  • A self-starter with demonstrable organisation and planning skills, effective prioritization using a project management approach and a customer service focus.
  • Required Skills:

    • Attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all internal and external customers ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of data.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to both internal and external customers.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and initiate process improvements.
    • Ability to analyse and interpret data.
    • Extensive experience working with spreadsheet, word processing and database software, with knowledge of SAP, SuccessFactors preferred or any other HRIS.
    • Excellent organizational, prioritization, time and project management abilities.
    • Ability to be self-directed in accomplishing coordination and decision-making responsibilities.
    • Ability to create a trusting, positive and supportive work environment.

  • Attitude:

    • Committed to high standards and continuous improvement.
    • Self-motivation, enthusiasm, and results-focus.
    • Flexible, adaptable, and comfortable with ambiguity.
    • Ability to move between big picture and detail.

Contractual information:

  • 8 months fixed-term contract.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo for the opportunity.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Megan Bester at

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Megan Bester

Recruitment Specialist | Africa & Global

CA Finance

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