1.1. Employee creation

In Employee Module of HR Kenya, user must pay attention to some must-required fields (i.e. Employee’s name, Department, job position, Nationality, etc.)  when create a new employee, which is red as below:

In case the employee’s Department is not available to be selected, HR can create Department right at Employee tab as below. Otherwise, HR can create Department at the Department tab.  

Setting up related contact (i.e. Manager, Overtime Approver) enables HR to automatically generate payroll entries for employee when running payslip (also for overtime, leaves).


  • The module is created with default Kenya currency as “KES”.
  • Related User & Related Contact are important fields. They are required once you create Leaves, Overtime, Timesheet, Employee Payslip,… When choosing Related User, Related Contact will be automatically changed accordingly > Employee Name will be changed correspondingly.
  • Please change the right Accounting Account for employee by clicking on related contact. In accounting tab, change to the right account.