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Payroll Administrator - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #16941
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type FMCG
Job Role Payroll Administrator
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality SA ID
Degree Diploma and or Degree in business administration or HR

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our client is looking for a Payroll Administrator to join their team.


Manage electronic timekeeping systems and pull timesheets.
Manage daily office attendance and related admin i.e. leave applications etc.
Assisting with the processing/calculating of weekly payable hours and deductions for 4 payrolls consisting of approx. 400 employees.
Ensure payslips are printed and issued.
Pull weekly and monthly payroll reports and send to relevant parties.
Calculating overtime for monthly salaries.
Capture monthly payroll leave schedules and any other related admin.
Assist in answering employees’ questions regarding payroll-related matters once the investigation is done regarding the discrepancy.
Maintain employee records as well as maintain and update payroll records.
Processing new employees, promotions, and terminations.
Provide administrative assistance to the accounts department. Assist in capturing, screening, and monitoring all COVID:19 cases.
Must be able to assist with audits (BEE, EE, Seta, and DoL) and do internal audits.
Must be able to complete UI-19’s and maternity documents accurately.
Provide assistance to the HR team where needed including general admin duties.

Key Skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to effectively communicate with staff at all levels
Ability to conduct research and analyze data
Honesty, Integrity & Reliability
Strong attention to detail
Problem-solving skills
Critical thinking capabilities
Ability to exercise sound judgment in decision making
Apply urgency in work done – report faults urgently, take action urgently; results orientated
Self-motivated: Ability to work with little supervision
A willingness to learn
Strong ability to multitask and prioritize
Open to change and learning new systems
Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Good time management
Must have own transport
Willing and able to work overtime

  • Job Role: Payroll Administrator
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Must have knowledge of BCEA and LRA
VIP Premier Payroll (MUST),
ESS - advantageous and
Timekeeping (Viper and/or T&A) – advantageous
Diploma and or Degree in business administration or HR.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365
Strong in Word and Excel
Strong numerical aptitude – attention to detail very important
At least 5 years relevant HR experience and payroll office experience

Additional Requirements

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