18th Mar 2024
Craihall Park, Johannesburg, South Africa
Job Type
R600 000
Recruiter Name
Caitlind Lendrum


Key Performance Area:
Payroll Preparation and Processing
Payroll Processing
Preparation of Reports
Handling Queries

Qualifications and Experience:
2-3 Years payroll experience in SAGE 300
Computer Literate in Excel (Intermediate to Advanced)
Basic Accounting Knowledge
SA TAX & Employment Laws
3rd Party Payments to Medical Aid, Unions etc.

Attributes and Competencies:

Attention Skills
Clerical Skills
Time Management

Performance Standard:
• Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timeously, whilst ensuring that procedures are in place to provide strong internal controls ensuring good governance in the payroll.
• Maintenance of Sage300 system.
• Assisting in processing of payrolls to ensure timely and accurate payment to staff as well as to submit the necessary legislative returns
• Remain current on new legislation and regulatory rulings influencing payroll and reporting requirements. Enforce adherence to requirements and advise management on required actions.

• Evaluate and analyse existing payroll policies and procedures; draft, propose and implement changes and/or quality control measures leading to best practice operations.

• Process correct garnishee calculations and compliance.
• Run the payroll interface - General Ledger, Leave provision, and 3rd party payments
• Balance and reconcile payroll related payments and deductions to reports produced via the VIP system prior to transmission in order to validate confirmed reports.
• Timely review and sign off on all required payroll and tax reconciliations.
• Prepare accurately and timely reports as required by the Finance and Human Resources Departments
• Responsible to resolve General Ledger queries from Finance.
• Update all employees’ Employment Equity and Skills Development information on the VIP system.
• Reconciliation and submission of Employee benefits. Manage the interface of Employee benefits with the third parties. Ensure reconciliations are done to match the records of the third parties.
• Maintenance and accurate capturing of Leave records. Advice the Human Resources
Department should a problem be identified in terms of excessive sick and unpaid leave taken by an employee.
• Prepare and submit legislative returns - SARS, SDL, and UIF.
• SARS EMP201 management and compliance
• e-Filing and Tax Directive Applications.
• UIF Submissions to the Department of Labour
• Provide training and mentorship needed for payroll administrator.

Salary: R40 - R50kpm CTC

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