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Job Ref:
BEE Position:
Isando, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time

Payroll Specialist

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About this job

Our client is seeking a Payroll Specialist who can offer more than just managing and processing of the Group payroll. This is a strategic role where innovation and change is involved as you will be involved in projects relating, system upgrades, user testing and validation and staff training. Therefore, it’s essential that you have solid technical and back end payroll system understanding to innovate with new processes and procedures.

Key Result Areas

  • Day to day payroll related activities and processing of all payrolls (+/ 1000 employees)
  • Preparing monthly payroll journals, reports and reconciliations
  • Prepare special reports for senior management and finance
  • Responsible for all tax related activities, compliance status, establishing and maintaining current registrations and tax issue resolutions
  • Preparing third party payments
  • Maintain integrity of the payroll
  • Processing leave/sick leave records
  • General administration, confidential filing, UIF and processing of tax directives
  • Assist with the preparation and coordination of year-end salary reviews
  • Management of provident fund and medical aid benefits and processing thereof
  • Ensure Employment Equity/ grading roles are defined and captured correctly
  • COID submissions and reconciliation thereof


Skills Required

Essential Qualification

  • Matric qualification
  • Degree/ Diploma related qualification is advantageous

Essential Experience

  • Min 5 year’s previous experience (SAGE) VIP or Integrity payroll
  • Managed a payroll in excess of 600 employees
  • Applied knowledge of a payroll or remuneration department and reporting related to it
  • Solid technical and back end payroll system understanding
  • Reporting and financial acumen
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office, intermediate to advanced MS Excel is essential

Due to a very high number of applications we are unable to respond to every candidate with feedback. If you do not hear from us within 10 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please keep checking our website as new roles will be updated regularly. Pollock & Associates wishes you all the best in your search for a new career opportunity.


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