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Available vacancy:

Finance Department – Payroll Administrator

  • Payroll Administrator
  • 2 – 5 years of experience in payroll administration
  • Gauteng (Rivonia)

Jones & Wagener is seeking to employ a payroll administrator in the finance department, based in the Rivonia office. The payroll administrator would timeously perform all activities necessary to process payroll including maintaining related records, running and reconciling reports to support the ongoing data integrity, filing tax reports, preparing accounting transactions, answering any queries and maintaining the payroll system.

The requirements associated with the position are as follows (mandatory):

  • Matric (minimum) plus relevant qualification
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and SAGE 300 People
  • Minimum 2 – 5 years’ experience in Payroll administration

Preference to candidates with the following skills and attributes:

  • Having basic Sage300 technical knowledge
  • Experience with ProMan is advantageous
  • General understanding of labour legislation and income tax legislation (particularly the fourth schedule of the Income Tax act) and how it applies in payroll.
  • Dynamic and self-motivated
  • Aptitude for figures
  • Well organised and able to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Accurate with attention to detail
  • Takes responsibility and ownership of tasks
  • Maintain an exceptional level of confidentiality and integrity
  • Requirement to always exercise due care and demonstrate continued competence in the function
  • Ability to maintain strict deadlines

The main duties associated with the position include the following:

  • Processing data into Sage 300 People, including receiving Letter of Appointment and creating new employee, staff resignations, allowances, travel and subsistence claims, other re-imbursement claims
  • Verifying information to ensure that all statutory requirements are adhered to
  • Processing monthly changes when required and ensure that funds are released in a timely and accurate manner completely and accurately
  • Processing monthly statutory payments
  • Performing manual payroll calculations; for example: unpaid leave, leave pay-outs, the leave equation, CTC, pro-rata payments, interest on loans, travel allowance
  • Generating reports and variance analysis
  • Maintaining and submitting pension fund, medical aid and other month end schedules
  • Verifying refund batches generated through timesheets from ProMan
  • Journalising payroll entries and reconcile clearing payroll accounts
  • Performing the tax submissions such as the EMP201, EMP501, IRP5s, ROE etc.
  • Having a general understanding of labour legislation
  • Coordinating with the HR and Finance departments on payroll matters
  • Working with labour brokers and checking invoices
  • Creating and processing invoices for consultants
  • Proving support to staff on Self Service queries
  • Reconciling and issuing petty cash
  • Performing StatsSA submissions and other ad-hoc reporting eg Employment Equity
  • Providing information and answering employee questions about payroll related matters

Salary package:
Market related salary including company benefits, dependent on individuals experience and qualifications.

Closing date:
The closing date for application submission is 29 July 2022.