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  • Posted: Sep 13, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • SERR Synergy provides local and international businesses, both big and small, and across a broad spectrum of industries, with the tools and skills to meet South Africa’s legislative requirements. Our professional and qualified employees enable you to focus on your core business by assisting you to make sense of the country’s stringent laws, and ...
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    Payroll Administrator

    About the job

    Our well-established company is looking for a Payroll Administrator with at least 3 years’ experience in a Payroll position.


    This position involves a great deal of multitasking and requires a considerable sense of responsibility. The applicant should have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with individuals at different levels, including managers and executives.


    Essential Skills and Qualifications:

    • Matric/Grade 12; BCom Degree and VIP Accredited Training and/or Payroll Academy Certificate will definitely be advantageous;

    • In-depth understanding of payroll procedures, laws, taxes, and best practices;

    • Minimum 3 years payroll processing experience on VIP Classic or VIP Premier and Infoslips;

    • Knowledge of Payroll modules: Leave, Equity etc.

    • Knowledge of Basic Methods and All Payroll Reports (PDF and Excel);

    • Computer Literacy (Advanced Excel (using Pivot tables and VLOOKUP’s, ODBC reporting, CSV imports and exports from and into Payroll), Outlook and Word);

    • Excellent administrative, mathematical and analytical skills;

    • Outstanding communication skills;

    • Strong planning and co-coordinating skills and good time management;

    • Attention to detail/high accuracy levels with ability to work under pressure in a deadline orientated environment;

    • Highly accountable and super proactive;

    • Able to work independently;

    • Multilingual Afrikaans / English.


    Duties and responsibilities include but is not limited to:

    • Assisting in the preparation (keep monthly input sheet up to date) and processing of monthly payroll for +- 400 employees;

    • Review and ensure accuracy of approved time sheets, track and deduct all payroll deductions;

    • Input of employment data (appointments, terminations, prorate values, leave applications, etc) and payroll information onto Premier on a timely basis;

    • Update salary sheets and schedules;

    • Assist with compilation of bonus schedules when required;

    • Reconcile payroll for various departments;

    • Report salaries / payroll discrepancies to Payroll departmental head for resolution;

    • Check all scheduled payroll disbursements for errors;

    • Ensuring that final payroll reporting is correct and arrange for authorisation of the final payroll figures;

    • Month End reports (EMP201; EMP501; ETI, UIF declaration etc);

    • Infoslip queries;

    • Market related salary depending on qualification and experience.


    Should you meet the above requirements above, kindly submit your CV to:

    Job applications close on 17 September 2021. Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful. Your profile will be kept on our database and we will connect with you with any other suitable roles or position if applicable.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to SERR Synergy on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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