Boardroom Appointments: Senior Payroll Administrator/ Payroll Supervisor

Boardroom Appointments

Reference: JHB003797-SP-1

Our client based in Johannesburg South is looking for a Senior Payroll Administrator/ Payroll Supervisor to manage the duties in the wage payroll department to ensure timeous and accurate payments of weekly wages, monthly salaries, 3rd party payments and reporting, as well as supervise the department. Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting as requested by either HR and or Finance

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Matric
  • Accounting certificate and or any other relative tertiary qualification
  • Diploma in Payroll Administration
  • 5+ years’ experience in Payroll environment
  • At least 5+ years managerial experience
  • Income Tax knowledge
  • Managerial skills
  • Implementation and maintenance of policies and procedures
  • Bargaining Council Collective agreement knowledge and understanding
  • At least 3 years practical experience on Psiber Payroll System


  • People management with good communication in English
  • Work well with numbers as well as people
  • Accuracy and high attention to detail
  • Time management and promptness
  • Deadline driven
  • Adaptable to new systems
  • Excellent reporting skills


  • Maintain accurate master file information
  • Design, implement and maintain a document control system
  • Process all executive salary related input on payroll system (5 Exec Payrolls)
  • Check and authorize all other salary and wage payrolls (print audit reports and investigate)
  • Ensure compliance with Bargaining Council’s collective agreements (Wage Payrolls)
  • Check all non-CTC items, eg. overtime, allowances, leave, performance bonus, reimburse travel approved by managers and input on payroll system (Exec and Salary Payrolls)
  • Submit pay run to Financial Manager/CFO for approval
  • Periodically test the calculations of the payroll system by doing a manual calculation and comparing the results. Document these tests and keep a record thereof. (Design and implement internal departmental audit)
  • Develop reports that will assist in generating efficient and accurate information when needed
  • Consolidate Salary and Exec Payroll costing, journals, month-ends and payments monthly.
  • Prepare and process provident fund and medical aid schedules
  • SARS consolidation of all payrolls for payments
  • 13. UIF file submissions for all payrolls
  • Prepare and submit 3rd party and garnishee payment schedules and email it to relevant 3rd parties
  • Authorise and submit all payments to creditors department
  • Input relevant data into journal and allocate to GL. (Costing reports)
  • Submit to accounts for reconciliation
  • Process month end and Journals and/or costing reports per payroll per month
  • Monthly leave provision reporting
  • Consolidate EMP201’s monthly for all Payrolls
  • Managing all payroll reports, timesheets, individual attendance and other related documentation
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and year end reports for management
  • SDL calculations, processing and reporting
  • Reconcile PAYE deductions, prepare EMP501 and submit to SARS
  • Issue IRP5 certificates to all permanent and temporary staff
  • Oversee all audits, SARS and other statutory queries
  • Ensure general compliance with Tax legislation on wage and salary payrolls
  • Oversee updates on Psiber system
  • Monitor and oversee T&A systems and or system implementations
  • Co-ordinate training of payroll staff to ensure people are multi-skilled for succession and absence management
  • Assist employees with Tax/IRP5 advise/queries
  • Assist employees with medical aid and provident fund queries
  • Maintain Exec employee files
  • Ensure that all information captured are accurate and correspond with input sheets
  • Ensure that payment is made by the 3rd last day of month
  • Ensure efficient time management in order to meet all deadlines
  • Ensure that all payments are made on time
  • Reports are accurate and submitted timeously
  • Reconcile PAYE deductions, prepare EMP501 and submit to SARS
  • Issue IRP5 certificates to all permanent and temporary staff
  • Oversee all audit, SARS and other statutory queries
  • Supervise and control daily activities of payroll staff
  • Monitor staff performance
  • Review timesheets for all accounts staff
  • Co – ordinate training of payroll staff and backup for absenteeism

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