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Payroll Administrator

Reference: 4998 SJ
Consultant: Sone Johnson

Job Description:

  • Accurate processing of new and temporary employees, transfers, promotions, terminations, garnishees, overtime, BSC bonuses payable and other payroll related services
  • Perform monthly payroll processes such as updating reports, checking and reconciling etc.
  • Complete, verify and process benefits forms and documentation (provident fund, leave etc.)
  • Accurate capturing and processing of employee information (Activations)
  • Accurate and timeous submission of payroll reconciliations, queries and reports to the Senior Payroll Administrator for monthly payments and reporting purposes
  • Review and update batches processed by Payroll Clerk (e.g. leave batches)
  • Handle payroll related queries where appropriate (which includes SARS queries, leave and salary administration queries etc.)
  • Advise staff on company policy and procedures where appropriate
  • Assist with preparations for audits
  • Month end Reconciling to include 3rd parties (as per month end checklist e.g. 3rd Parties, Provident Fund, Garnishee orders, hours, shortages, savings and reporting ODBC and other


  • Grade 12 or NQF4 Certificate
  • Computer literate [Microsoft Office Suite – Excel intermediate level]
  • Minimum of 3 years payroll & -systems experience
  • Working knowledge of VIP Payroll essential
  • ESS and a Payroll Certificate is advantageous
  • Accounting exposure advantageous
  • Knowledge & experience of a clocking system (time & attendance)
  • ODBC files import (report writing experience)

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

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