Payroll Specialist

Durban North, Durban – Kwa Zulu Natal – South Africa

Our client is seeking a team player with extensive experience managing complex payrolls. You will not just be overseeing the process; you will need to get your hands dirty and get stuck into the details. Ideally, you will have experience working within an agile environment.
You must have the following competencies:
    • Worked with different business units
    • Worked with different pay structures
    • Worked with different pay rules
    • Over 12 different types of payrolls to process with their own complexities
        • Monthly salaries
        • Factory – weekly paid
        • Factory monthly paid
        • Shifts – various shifts (3shifts in 24 hours)
        • Must have worked with shifts and time and attendance systems
    • Understand the different structures/options within a pension fund
    • Advanced knowledge of VIP and Excel (VLOOKUP’s and Tables)
    • Smart reporting experience or ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) is a reporting tool that can be trained as long as you have the expertise to pull reports into an Excel format
    • Understand BCEA and keep informed of changes to Tax Legislation
    • Liaising with the Union regarding deductions etc and completion of withdrawal forms
    • Overseeing the Medical aid / Retirement reconciliation
    • Generation and preparation of management reports
    • Preparation of payroll summaries and month-end reporting
Qualifications and Experience
  • Relevant diploma/degree would be highly advantageous
  • Min 3-5 years of experience in running large payrolls
  • Manufacturing sector experience essential
  • SAGE300 & VIP Premier processing and reporting is essential
  • Advanced knowledge of Sage300 and VIP Premier Payroll and ESS Systems
  • Advanced Excel ability (VLOOKUP’s and Tables)
  • ODBC reporting
  • Excellent knowledge of payroll and legislative requirements
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of personnel administration.
  • Solid experience in working with shift permutations and overtime calculations