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Payroll Administrator Turner & Townsend

Free StateSouth Africa
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job description - Payroll Administrator

Key Responsibilities

Candidate will be expected to deliver the following;

  • Continuously provide support, guidance and co-ordination to ensure accurate and professional payroll Support.
  • Administer payroll function from start to finish
  • Ensuring all payroll transactions are processed efficiently and accurately
  • Administration of all additional reimbursement and pay related allowance.
  • Preparation of timesheets and overtime
  • Loading of new employees and processing terminations from the payroll system
  • Capturing of employee leave applications on the payroll system and identifying late coming and absentees
  • Processing of monthly payroll deductions and company benefits onto the payroll system
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of the monthly payroll for Africa employees in the SAGE 300 payroll system. (This includes the entire cycle of payroll processing from capturing of new employees, leave, termination)
  • Review and ensure accuracy of approved advances, and overtime claims on ESS system
  • Responsible for the coordination between payroll and human resources, to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data
  • Handle the administration of the Sage 300
  • Maintain employee records, ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis, review changes for proper authorization
  • Generating reports for payment e.g. PAYE returns and other third parties
  • Maintain proper document control system
  • Keep abreast with company policies and tax legislations that impact on remuneration across Africa
  • Prepare month end journals and reporting integrating to the financial system (Including preparation/distribution of detailed reports e.g. expense claims, overtime, leave balance, head count and month end reports)
  • Communicate payroll changes to the HR Manager and on time
  • Excellent skills using MS Excel, ODBC and Sage 300
  • Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system- Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion
  • - Excellent problem solving/judgement skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy


Skill Candidate will have be required to have the following;

  • 5 – 8 years’ experience in similar role
  • Sage 300 Payroll System
  • Knowledge of MS Excel
  • Knowledge of ESS
  • Desired Experience & Qualification
  • Diploma in Finance / Sage 300 certification
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