Autozone Holdings: Payroll Administrator

Autozone Holdings


We are currently looking for a Payroll Administrator to be based at our Head Office, Denver Johannesburg.

Position Overview / Summary

  • Full accountability for business units allocated in terms of payroll responsibilities.
  • Accurate maintenance of payroll records at all times, ensuring the integrity of company records.
  • Excellent customer service to those allocated Business units, and every employee within those business units.
  • All associated company policies strictly adhered to.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Full Payroll Function including accurately capturing new employees, amendments in terms, eg changes in remuneration, job titles, business unit allocation, benefits, and statutory requirements.
  • This includes inter alia.
  • Rendering effective support to staff and management.

Employee Benefits

  • Pension applications, queries and withdrawal applications.
  • Maternity application forms.
  • Family death related issues.
  • Liaise with medical aid and pension fund administrators to provide an efficient and effective service regarding payment of contributions.
  • Managing medical aid applications and enquiries.
  • Other Third-party relationships managed and maintained.
  • Leave maintenance.

Statutory Requirements

  • Tax enquiries managed
  • Managing UIF liaison and processing Ui-19 withdrawal forms.
  • Processing IOD claims and forwarding documentation to WCA.
  • Bargaining Council queries managed and monthly online returns submitted.

Payroll data integrity

  • Company policies adhered to at all times in processing changes in status, terms and conditions, loading of new employees and termination of service.
  • Capturing of monthly input such as overtime and commission.
  • Verifying correctness of all input prior to month-end runs and/or ad hoc payments being submitted.
  • Reconciliations done as required ensuring accuracy and data integrity at all times.

Records Maintained

  • Filing of all documents / input ensuring complete records by every month-end.
  • Required reconciliations recorded for future- / audit requirements.
  • Confidentiality of personal information maintained at all times.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Minimum Matric
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in payroll processing, specifically VIP Sage
  • Required software training completed
  • Extensive knowledge of the BCEA and related labour and taxation legislation
  • Experience working in a unionized environment and within a Bargaining Council, Motor Industry would be advantageous
  • Experience working with 700+ employees
  • Excellent command of English, both written and verbal
  • Computer Literacy – Excel proficient, VIP payroll
  • Year end and half year PAYE reconciliations and tax certificates (IRP5/it3a) in compliance with legislation
  • Sage 300 people experience would be an advantage
  • Sage info Slips
  • A team player, but able to work independently
  • Continuous improvement and optimisation of workflow and processes
  • Attention to detail