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A leading Food and Beverage Client based in Bryanston is seeking an experienced Payroll Manager to oversee, maintain & ensure accurate payroll processes for the leading FMCG’s Africa branches (approximately 220 RSC & 1,500 Equity employees).

  • Manage monthly payroll preparation & timely payment of employees & third parties
  • Prepare relevant payroll reports and meaningful analysis of payroll data
  • Reconcile payroll to HR Database and Finance General ledger

To ensure compliance with tax obligations & other relevant payroll related legislative requirements (i.e. provident fund, medical aid, leave policies, bargaining councils etc.).
Ensure efficient payroll systems & procedures and maintain integrity & confidentiality of payroll information.


Salaries & Wages

  • Oversee the Payroll Officer by ensuring that all employees are paid accurately and timeously
    • Ensure that all 3rd parties are paid accurately and timeously
      • Analyse, reconcile and close payroll system on monthly basis
        • Ensure that payroll and processes comply with company and audit requirements
          • Analyse labour hour data to ensure that accurate hours are paid monthly
            • Analyse leave data to ensure accuracy & integrity thereof
              • Create and communicate payroll cut-off calendar
                • Manage the specific payroll requirements for expatriates, incentives (Gautrain, Per Diem, once-off allowances, share appreciation rights exercises) and company benefits such as fuel, fleet & insurance administration.
                  • Implement all annual increases, changes in allowances and bonus information in the payroll system
                  Reports, Reconciliations and Payroll Information
                  • Ensure and maintain effective payroll system & meaningful reporting in line with the organization’s objectives.
                    • Ensure GL is set up in accordance to the requirements of the Finance Department & periodic reconciliation therefore
                      • Provide Finance with calculations for accruals according to the company’s financial period ends
                        • Produce payroll and HR reports when required
                          • Analyse & interpret payroll information from systems & effective communication to relevant stakeholders
                          Tax & Legislative requirements
                          • Provide and submit legislative and statutory information on time and accurately
                            • Ensure reconciliation of EMP201, EMP501 & IRP5’s bi-annually and ensure that all files are submitted
                              • Ensure that all tax changes are implemented correctly as and when SARS amends
                                • Maintains technical & functional knowledge
                                  • Support Finance Team with ad-hoc statutory requirements
                                  HR Database and VIP Payroll Systems
                                  • Maintain the integrity of the HR Database and VIP systems and ensure that all parameters are in accordance with relevant legislation
                                    • Maintenance of VIP systems and parameters as well as ensuring that all new versions are uploaded
                                      • Maintain and update systems design and parameters in accordance with company growth and development
                                        • Audit integration between database, payroll and time and attendance systems
                                        • Oversee, coach and supervise Payroll Controller & Payroll Officer
                                          • Delegate & review payroll related duties
                                            • Ensure confidentiality & integrity of payroll information across the payroll team


                                            Qualifications and Skills

                                            • Grade 12
                                            • Relevant qualification & certification on Payroll (reputable tertiary institution)
                                            • Excellent analytical skills and experience in writing reports and do system changes.
                                            • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
                                            • Attention to detail / Organised
                                            • Strong work ethic & integrity
                                            • Calm under pressure, deadline driven
                                            • Supervisory skills
                                            • Computer literate / affinity with payroll & financial systems
                                            • Up to date knowledge of relevant legislation & statutory requirements
                                            • Excellent interpersonal skills with all staff levels is essential

                                            • Minimum of 5 year’s payroll experience in a medium to large size organization

                                            Microsoft Office Suite, VIP system and HR Focus. Balancing of IRP5’s and SARS submissions via e-filing. Deadline driven & good organizing skills.
                                            • Excellent analytical skills and experience in writing reports and do system changes. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)


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