To ensure the group complies with all payroll-related and employee benefits legislation.
Maintains multi payroll information by designing systems; directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data.
Balances the payroll accounts by resolving payroll discrepancies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Key Performance Areas and Duties
Continuously configure and upgrade payroll systems for VIP
Design, implements and manage the payroll and benefits systems
Co-Ordinate and provide advice on all benefits offered
Manage multi payrolls
Effective self- management and performance ownership
Co-ordinate activities of payroll
Manage payroll workload to meet operational requirements
Ensure payroll is processed in an accurate, compliant and timely manner
Direct the preparation of multiple payroll related documents
Administer benefit plans
Oversee compliance with statutory reporting and filing requirements
Compile data from payroll sources
Prepare relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports
Monitor the accurate processing of staff appointments, transfers, promotions and terminations
Prepare and review payroll account reconciliations
Maintain accurate account balances
Review and improve payroll policies and procedures
Oversee the maintenance of current employee data systems
Ensure all payroll information and records are maintained in accordance with statutory requirements
Support all internal and external audits related to payroll
Process payroll checks for executive staff
Interpret new legislation impacting payroll
Manage and resolve issues relating to payroll production
Performance manage and develop payroll staff
Third Party Payments
Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED)
5-8 yearsâ€™ experience in a senior payroll position.
Comprehensive VIP, Sage 300 People configuration experience and understanding.
Extensive people management skills;
Tertiary education an advantage;
Good accounts knowledge and experience;
Sound knowledge of tax (PAYE) legislation
Experience with HRIS systems, Sage Premier (300), Web ESS, Reporting Capabilities
Education and / or Experience
Relevant degree in human resources, business or a related field or equivalent experience.
5-8 Years experience working in Human Resource / Payroll field
Local language required, additionally English preferred
Knowledge Required :
Skills Development Levies Act
Knowledge and understanding of relevant HR policies and processes
Remuneration (structuring, benefits etc).
Skills Required :
Good communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong planning and organisational skills
The ability to work well with others
The ability to manage third party consultants
Be able to establish policies and procedures
Problem solving skills
PC Literacy (Excel, Payroll System)
Personal Attributes Required :
Good interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills
People leadership capabilities
Hands-on management style
Attention to detail
Ability to prioritise and manage time
Deadline driven (adherence to cut-off dates)