Payroll Officers are responsible for managing the company payroll and issuing pay checks for employees. This role can include handling a lot of sensitive information and working with big data.
Some great pointers to look out for in your Payroll Officer are:
- Great communication skills with a high level of attention to detail.
- Finding someone with great problem solving skills and an analytical mindset will be highly advantageous.
- Time management skills for handling the issuing of pay checks as well as good organisational skills would be a plus.
Interviews naturally breed nerves, so the first part of your interview should aim to make the candidate feel comfortable speaking with you, you’ll get much more information out of them and a better sense of the person they are if they feel like they can trust the environment they are in.
To do this you can ask some fun and interesting questions linked to the role, they should be open-ended and encourage conversation.
Our interview questions are suggestions for the earlier stages of the application process and for candidates with average work experience. They are therefore a little more general.