Payroll Accountant

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Mozambique, , Mozambique

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POSITION: Payroll Accountant
REPORTS TO: Human Resources Manager

Please note: This opportunity is only available to Mozambican nationals.

All CVs must be in English.


- Preparation of monthly payroll taxes (IRPS & INSS) for expatriate and national employees
- Monitor and analyze changes in Mozambique payroll tax legislation which impact ExxonMobil's business and implement any relevant tax changes
- Work closely with HR and outside advisors regarding benefit qualification and taxation
- Work with management to ensure understanding of payroll taxes in order to optimize tax exposure
- Provide salary, benefit and tax forecasts during the annual budget cycle and adhoc as needed
- Track and report monthly expatriate benefits for both local and global taxation
- Coordinate approval and submission of payroll tax returns
- Coordinate payment of payroll taxes
- Prepare payroll tax accounting journal entries
- Monitor all employee related general ledger entries for accuracy; work with various HR/accounting groups to make necessary accounting corrections
- Obtain tax clearance certificates as needed
- Prepare calculations and support files necessary for ExxonMobil to pay home affiliates for expatriate costs and work with other departments to execute payments
- Support payroll tax audits
- Review and verify invoices for outside payroll tax advisors
- Other payroll related activities as needed


- Bachelor's degree in accounting
- Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
- Microsoft Office experience, especially Excel
- SAP experience preferred
- Attention to detail and ability to work independently
- Problem solving skills
- Fluency or Advanced level of proficiency in written and verbal English