Payroll and Taxes Manager Job in Nigeria

 One Acre Fund - Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Payroll and Taxes Manager

Location: Nigeria

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Global Payroll and Taxes Manager at One Acre Fund is responsible for delivering timely and accurate payroll for the entire organization every month.
  • You will guide our payroll teams to maintain excellence across all aspects of payroll operations, including data accuracy, process efficiency, compliance, and development of a team of payroll professionals.
  • As the head of the payroll department, you will lead a team of three, and report to the Global Director of HR Shared Services.


  • Own monthly payroll: You will take overall responsibility for ensuring that One Acre Fund submits payroll for all staff each month. Ensure the payroll process is accurate, efficient, and compliant with OAF’s policies.
  • Country coordination: Lead the coordination and processing of payroll across our different country teams, working with country payroll leads to guide them.
  • Statutory Compliance and Knowledge Management: Manage statutory processing and submissions in multiple countries; develop systems to automate submissions and record-keeping for all payroll information.
  • Leadership and Team Management: Oversee and build the capacity of a team of payroll professionals. Foster a collaborative team environment that encourages continuous improvement and excellence in our payroll operations.
  • Strategic Direction and Change Management: Define the future strategic direction of One Acre Fund’s Payroll operations, for example selecting and implementing new software solutions.

Career Growth and Development:

  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people.
  • You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance.
  • We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


  • Extensive experience in payroll coordination, tax compliance, and HR information systems in a multi-country context.
  • Knowledge of tax and labor laws across multiple countries.
  • Advanced understanding of payroll software and tax submission platforms.
  • Proficient in payroll software (e.g. Sage payroll packages) and proficiency in Excel or Google Sheets.
  • Proven people and project management skills, with the ability to inspire and develop a high-performing team.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in finance, payroll, or HR information systems, with at least 2 years in a leadership or management role.


  • Health insurance
  • Housing, and
  • Comprehensive benefits

Application Closing Date
21st July, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible
  • One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.orgaddress.
  • Please report any suspicious communication here (, but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.
  • Eligibility: One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.