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Permanent - Senior Payroll Officer - Ekurhuleni (East Rand) - South Africa

Job Number: 65958

Senior Payroll Officer
Ms office Suite,Sage People
Ekurhuleni (East Rand)

Purpose of Job: To supervise the payroll functions and oversee daily work flow, ensuring that pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with statutory regulations while maintaining our culture and core values (Innovation, Respect, Trust, Teamwork and Integrity)

Key Performance Areas:

  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, pension fund, Medical aid and other deductions.
  • Manage all Employee benefits , pension fund and Medical Aid with Cedar and Discovery Health
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Ensures compliance with legislation on payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
  • Comply and Manage all payroll reports to Finance and HQ
  • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.
  • Reconcile PAYE at the end of the tax year.
  • Issue IPR5 forms to employees at the end of the tax year.
  • Ensure that all relevant knowledge regarding Payroll is kept current at all times, eg. Taxation etc.
  • Ensure that the methods of calculations on SAGE People are correct at all times Calculate bonuses and allowances
  • Prepare employees’ compensation by the end of each month using payroll software
  • Schedule bank payments.
  • Distribute payment statements and gather signed receipts (digital or paper)
  • Report on payroll expenses
  • Preparing Total Remuneration/Benefits Statements
  • Participate in and complete projects as agreed per the projects list

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  • Matric with Maths
  • National Diploma in Payroll Administration
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field required will be advantageous.
5 to 8 years of related payroll experience required

Knowledge Required

A Financial Background is essential

  • Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.
  • Proficient with Sage People Payroll System.
  • Fair and consistent application of HR Policies and procedures.
  • South African Labour legislations(BCEA, EE, COIDA etc)
  • Statutory requirements. (UIF, SDL levy, PAYE, Taxation,)
  • Third party Payments (Garnishee orders, Medical Aid, Pension fund, Tax, UIF, COID, SDL etc)
  • Bargaining Council – Mains agreement
  • Leave Reconciliation
  • Payroll Reporting
  • Business Acumen

Skills Required

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail.
  • Accuracy
  • Strong analytical
  • Methodical
  • problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

Payroll Administration
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