Payroll Officer - Selby, Johannesburg
A Bachelor of Commerce degree (or higher will be advantageous)
Advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency (mandatory)
Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word)
Solid accounting background
Must be familiar with the BCEA (Basic Conditions of Employment), LRA (Labour Relations Act) and COID (Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases) Acts
Must be familiar with statutory thresholds for payroll calculations as well as up to date on legislative requirements regarding payroll taxes and thresholds
Preference will be given to candidates who are able to manually calculate a salary package (including taxes)
Must be familiar with fringe benefits and taxation
Minimum of five years experience in a Payroll processing position
My client is seeking to employ a motivated and dynamic candidate with excellent people skills as well as a passion for numbers and meticulous attention to detail.
The candidate must be able to work independently in a structured and logical manner and be able to plan so that strict deadlines are met timeously.
The candidate should preferably have experience in an FMCG manufacturing environment.
Currently we run a monthly payroll for for two companies with approximately 500 full time employees. In addition, casual worker numbers can add an additional 200 weekly headcount for which hours and gross wage calculations are prepared.
Year end Audit preparation and providing auditors with explanations and documentation
Recalculation of salaries and wages for increases
Employment of new candidates - Manual calculation to compare candidates current package to the package being offered to the candidate
Payroll : Biometric Clocking System (Biometric software : Jarrison Time) All functions regarding Biometric Clocking System - Adding new employees onto the biometric clocking system
Maintaining employee data on Biometric Clocking software ie. allocating employees to the correct shifts and departments on a daily basis, activating and deactiviating employees on the system.
Liaise with software technician for customisation of parameters when required
Extraction of hours worked from Biometric Clocking system
Extraction of hours and calculation of payroll costs for Labour Broker employees on a weekly basis
Payroll : Payroll Software (Payroll Software : Sage 300 People)
Setting up transactions on payroll software, ensuring that the correct tax type is used and links correctly to the General Ledger codes
Preparation and processing of monthly payroll for approxinmately 500 full time employees on Sage 300 People software
Payroll processing will include the entire payroll cycle from capturing new employees, linking employees to relevant cost centres, setting up their packages on the payroll system, processing leave, incentive bonuses, verifying and capturing overtime, nightshift allowances, standby allowances and fringe benefits, loans and savings, union fees, terminations
Prepare monthly payroll file for review
Create payment export file from payroll system
Monthly salary and wage processsing on Sage 300 People (full function)
Payroll : Accounting Reconciliations (Accounting Software : Sage Evolution) - Exporting
From time to time there will be projects to work on, and also a constant drive to improve existing controls and work methodologies.