Hiring in Mali

The North African nation of Mali is the eighth largest on the continent, with much of its landmass reaching deep into the Sahara Desert. However, Mali’s Southern portion enjoys a Savanna climate, where the majority of Mali’s 20.2 million inhabitants live.

Mali is a former French colony that gained its independence officially in 1960. Since then, a succession of coups and conflicts have made economic and social growth in Mali extremely difficult. It is one of Africa’s poorest and most underdeveloped nations and faces extreme political instability and security concerns.

Agriculture dominates Mali’s exports and accounts for up to 90% of Malian exports. Mali is also rich in gold, with up to a third of Africa’s exports coming from Mali, but the industry’s gains are kept by those who control the mines and subsequent export industry.

Hiring in Mali is extremely challenging thanks to widespread corruption and a lack of regulated employment procedures. It is not advised to invest without aid from experts in Malian employment practices.

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Why use TopSource Worldwide in Mali?

We free your teams from the burden of managing payroll across borders, working diligently to ensure a seamless process across all activities.

We’ll manage the data flow from you to every local market and will return data to you in a readable format for each of your key teams, including payroll journals if needed.

Our services combine process excellence with a human-centric approach, and our top priority is always the care and compliance of your payroll — no matter where in the world you operate.


  • Leverage our experience and ensure in-country Payroll compliance.
  • Reduce processing and back office time.
  • Align processes, reducing complexity and risk
  • A single, centrally managed payroll system that delivers a fluid and consistent service to you and your employees.
  • Flexibility of service — adapting to your needs, regardless of the market.
  • The option to work with other providers you already have in place, if needed.
  • Global HR data management and data tracking where required.
  • Global payments support for both employees and authorities.
  • A dedicated team and account manager so that you always have a central point of contact

What TopSource Worldwide provides in Mali

  • Simplicity – we provide one monthly consolidated invoice for the services provided inclusive of salaries, taxes, fees and employee expenses. This reduces banking costs and your finance teams time spent.
  • One point of contact – a single Account manager looking after all your Payroll.
  • Compliance – all funds payable to the employee are processed through payroll. You receive monthly evidence of taxation paid to the competent authorities in country.
  • All services are provided by in-country experts that are professionally qualified in their respective fields.
  • Electronic payslips for all employees.
  • All Statutory filing completed by TopSource Worldwide.

We appreciate each situation and business is different. That is why we offer a consultative and bespoke solution to every client. We know one size does not ‘fit all’.

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