Payroll Accountant

Location: Vaal Triangle, South Africa
Salary: 360 000
Recruiter: Network Finance
Job Ref: NWF006096/PWa
Date posted: Friday, October 4, 2019
Summary: My client, who from their humble beginnings in 1988, has grown to become one of the major contributors to the pork landscape in South Africa. Their passion to inspire people from all walks of life with industry innovation and world-class meat products.



Job Description

Job & Company Description

The successful candidate will ensure smooth and efficient running of the payroll process and authorizing the payroll before release. Reporting to management on relevant payroll issues. Ensure that relevant policies and procedures are implemented to address identified risks. 

Job Experience & Skills Required:

  • BCom Accounting Degree
  • Minimum 3 years relevant commercial experience in payroll and accounting
  • BCEA, SDLA, WCA, Tax and other relevant legislation
  • Management of Payroll function
  • Ability to read and interpret financial information
  • Leadership Skills and Experience
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Analysing Information
  • Attention to Detail
  • Thoroughness and Accuracy
  • Data Analysis
  • Organization and Structured Approach
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking and Strategic Approach
  • Multi Tasting and Time Management
  • Ability to Function Under Pressure
  • Target Driven
  • Self-Motivated Individual
  • Reporting Skills
  • Reconciliation skills
  • SAGE 300 VIP / Jarrison Clocking Systems and
  • other Relevant Financial Software
  • Outlook
  • Microsoft Office
  • Overall responsibility and management of the complete payroll function
  • Ensure that SOP’s are adhered to
  • Review and authorize salary and wages payroll process prior to submitting for payment
  • Review and authorize commission calculations
  • Review and authorize leave payout
  • Final review and authorization function of credit reconciliations submitted for payment related to payroll
  • Ensure that creditors are paid within credit terms provided
  • Ensure that payment requests are accurate, complete and valid
  • Specific reference to Medical Aid, Provident funds, Funeral Funds, Labor Union membership fees, Garnishee orders, Labor Brokers etc.
  • Responsible for reconciling accounts of Medical aid funds, Provident funds, Funeral funds.
  • Follow up and resolving with service providers on any variances.
  • Reporting to management
  • Compile, review, implement and manage relevant payroll SOP’s
  • Liaising with external auditors
  • Overall responsibility and working paper preparation for the financial year end audits related to company payroll
  • Find solutions to streamline reporting and payroll efficiency
  • Identify areas that need improvement and provide recommendations to management
  • Ensure that all statutory regulations, legal requirements and relevant legislation are adhered to in terms of financial responsibilities
  • Preparation and reconciliation of WCA calculations
  • Overall responsibility and management of company provident funds and medical aid funds
  • Calculate, compile, reconcile and  submit to the finance department relevant SARS submissions
  • Half year payroll reconciliation
  • Monthly PAYE Reconciliations
  • Jointly responsible for management of subordinates in regards with:
  • Time and attendance
  • Leave planning
  • IR / Discipline
  • Development / Performance management of subordinates
  • Individual development and training plans
  • Provide assistance and training
  • Recruitment
  • Optimum utilization and allocation of resources
  • Build productive relationships / harmonious within department and with other internal departments
  • Facilitate communication and problem solving of members of staff and various departments. Lead by example
  • Effective communication with management
  • Provide assistance and training to colleagues
  • Jointly responsible for cross skilling, succession planning and contingency planning
  • Assist in preparation of relevant reports as per company needs and management request
  • In depth analysis and reporting on workforce productivity and costs per factory/department
  • Gathering, analyzing, summarizing, interpreting data and making recommendations
  • Keep at all times company, customer and employee information confidential

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