Payroll Officer

  • Job category
    Accounting / Auditing / Taxation
  • Job level
    Junior Executive
  • Contract type
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$2000 - S$3200

Job Description

Role Purpose

This role will require the individual to be responsible for all crew payroll and accounts related matters.

Role Accountabilities

Crew payroll

  • Maintains monthly payroll for CNCo/SPSM seafarers and ensure monthly wages are promptly processed and properly disbursed in accordance with their contract terms.
  • This includes processing of balance of wages, allotments, sick wages, and claims through Compas (payroll system).
  • Ensure that mandatory payments such as CPF and pension payments are processed timely.
  • Responsible for ensuring accuracy and timely processing of the payroll of all permanently employed seafarers including project crew and auditors.

Crew accounts

  • Checks all payroll summary reports, Master’s cash statement, wage variables and bond summaries, and post to an SAP system.
  • Checking and posting of monthly manning and training invoices. Ensuring proper costs are billed by the vendors and payments processed.
  • Prepares monthly reconciliation of manning accounts and posts required adjusting entries.
  • Checking and posting of inter-company accounts including balance sheet items.


  • Keep Inventory and retention of payroll and accounts documents at the warehouse.
  • Assists in company audit as required.
  • Comply with and review the payroll /account SOP and process and suggest improvements.
  • Ensuring that the Purchase Orders are uploaded in the SAP system before processing payments.
  • Ensure that all data is treated in line with the company data protection policy.
  • Supporting ad-hoc administrative duties. (as assigned by the Payroll team leader)

Crisis Management

  • Backup to PAT (NOK) Team if required, as assigned by the Head of Crewing.


  • Take responsibility for own safety and those around by displaying safety leadership principles (i.e. Safety I’s & Accountability ladder).
  • Challenge and stop unsafe acts and behaviours or unsafe conditions when and if observed.
  • Comply with the Global Safety Standards, Policies, and Operating Procedures.

Key Qualifications & Skills


  • Degree/Diploma in accounting/payroll or any similar discipline.
  • A background in Marine /Crew Payroll with at least 1-year experience would be an advantage.

Technical Skills

  • Good computer literacy skills.
  • Accurate and numerate; Self-starter with good initiative.
  • Able to adapt to working with different software’s.

Professional Skills

  • Fluent in spoken and written English

Closing on 27 Oct 2021

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