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  • Posted: May 27, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Faircape Group is an independent development and property management company with more than 30 years of success in the industry. We incorporate free standing homes, sectional title units, as well as mixed use residential and commercial buildings. The recent acquisition in joining the retirement sector has seen the Group grow beyond expectation. We are a ...
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    Senior Payroll Officer

    Duties will include, but are not limited to:

    Return of Earnings / WCA

    • Assist Payroll Manager with compiling return of earnings reports for all companies in group and update WCA Tracker ready for Payroll Manager to submit return of earnings to DoL.
    • Follow up on submissions to ensure it has been received
    • Arrange for payments to DoL with Finance

    Payroll Processing

    • Ensure the ERS time and attendance information imported into the system is checked and accurate prior to shift counts being performed.
    • Assist with month end reporting when required to do so
    • Assist Auditors with year-end payroll reports and queries for all entities and BCs when required to do so.
    • Issuing UIF Documentation for existing staff.
    • Checking of travel claims and other reimbursements for processing.

    Employee Rostering and Time-Keeping Management (ERS)

    • Daily upkeep and maintenance of the time keeping system
    • Provide support and guidance to all users.
    • Check that the employee rostering is correctly entered into ERS.
    • Daily clocking adjustments in ERS where applicable
    • Ensure enforcers are actioned by Managers
    • Update demerit schedule for review and approval by HR/Payroll Manager.

    Statutory Reporting

    • Assist with submitting EMP201’s are submitted to SARS by their deadline dates as dictated by SARS
    • Assist with UIF declarations to be made each month

    Leave Management

    • Ensure all leave is captured by employees that have been absent in relation to Sick Leave Jot forms ready for Payroll Manager to collate information and submit SOMA reports at month end.
    • Create and pre-populate leave planners.
    • Maintain planner with starters and terminations

    Pay Queries:

    • Assist with investigating and actioning pay queries logged with HR.
    • Assist in ensuring that pay query resolution letters are issued


    • Ensure that all payroll filing is completed along with the Payroll Officer.
    • Foreign National Tracker:
    • Assist in tracking Foreign nationals.


    • Assist with collections of WCA documentations, i.e. First Doctor’s Report, Progress Report and Resumption report to finalise the claim when required.
    • Assist with follow ups on submissions to ensure it has been received.


    • Senior Certificate
    • Relevant payroll/HR qualification advantageous


    • A minimum of 3 years payroll experience (previous experience with SAGE People advantageous)
    • Experience in working on excel spreadsheets.
    • Bargaining council (BIBC) experience advantageous
    • Experience in and knowledge on time & attendance software
    • Basic HR knowledge
    • Knowledge of provisions of Basic Conditions of Employment Act
    • Statutory and legislative requirements in respect of PAYE, UIF, Workman’s compensation

    Skills and Attributes:

    • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills and general computer literacy
    • Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Experience in SAGE / SAGE 300 or similar
    • Experience on biometric clocking systems
    • Treat payroll and related information with highest degree of confidentiality
    • Team Player
    • Professional communication skills (able to handle own correspondence

    Specific Requirements:

    • Clear health record
    • Clear criminal record
    • Clear credit record


    • Salary on offer from R28,000 Cost to Company

    Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.2

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Faircape Group on to apply

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

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