Workshop On Procedure For Gov’t Payroll Processing Commences In Monrovia
A one-day payroll processing education and training workshop to strengthen the knowledge and skills of HRs, comptrollers and payroll analysts from spending entities of the government commences on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at the Ministerial Complex in Monrovia.
The workshop, organized by the Joint Payroll Management Team of the Civil Service Agency (CSA) and the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning will bring together more than 250 participants, including HRs, comptrollers, and personnel analysts.
The workshop will also provide education on the new automated payroll system of government-initiated out of the National Payroll Harmonization and Standardization exercise. Focus will be placed on preparation and submission of payroll, payroll adjustment such as replacement, new hiring, promotion, changes to employees’ banking detail, and other relevant payroll-related adjustments.
The HRs and comptrollers will also be trained in techniques for managing retirement, detecting ghost employees and eliminating double and multiple dippers from their payrolls.
At the end of the training, comptrollers and HRs will increase their knowledge in managing payroll within the limits of their approved appropriations, compliance with budget law and fiscal rules, ensuring timely and correct submission of their payrolls for processing and timely disbursement of employees’ salaries.
Facilitators of the training will include experienced professionals from the Liberia Macroeconomic Policy Analysis Center (LIMPAC) and the division of Compensation Expenditure Control (CEC) within the Department of Budget at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning.