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About the job Payroll Administrator

Payroll Administrator – Hillcrest, DBN (Food Retail industry)

3-month fixed term contract with a possibility of an extension or permanent offer.

Our Client in the Food Retail industry is looking for an enthusiastic Payroll Administrator in Hillcrest, DBN. It is a high pressure and fast paced environment. 3-month fixed term contract with a possibility of an extension or permanent offer.

Payroll Administrator

  • Administer payroll function from start to finish.
  • Ensuring all payroll transactions are processed efficiently.
  • Administration of all additional reimbursement and pay related allowance.
  • Preparation of timesheets and overtime.
  • Loading of new employees and 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.
  • Preparation of month-end reports, reconciliations, and payments.
  • Investigating pay queries in order to provide timeous and efficient feedback to staff.
  • Ensure the maintenance of payroll system and leave administration system.
  • Maintaining all payroll operations by following policies and procedure.
  • Reconciling of Provident Fund and Medical Aid.
  • Preparation for Mid and Year End Tax Submission.
  • STATS Reporting.
  • Must be up to date with all latest payroll and tax legislation.
  • Provides staff copies of payslips, service letters, UIF documents, Maternity Documents, etc. as required.
  • Maintain digital and electronic records of employees.
  • Preparing new employee files.
  • Serve as point of contact with benefit vendors and administrators.
  • Assist with the recruitment process by posting job ads, identifying candidates, scheduling.
  • Submit IOD claims.
  • Oversee the completion of compensation and benefit documentation.
  • Reconcile stationery and uniform expenses on a monthly basis.


  • Reliability & Adaptability.
  • Planning & organizing.
  • Drive for Results.
  • Excellent ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Stress tolerance & able to work under pressure.
  • Problem Analysis.
  • Decision Making & Judgment.
  • Communication – Verbal & Written.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Interpersonal Sensitivity.
  • Employee Focus & Teamwork.
  • Build & Maintain Working Relationships.
  • Well-presented and well spoken.
  • Shows initiative as well as innovation.
  • Embraces challenge and demonstrates self-discipline and a willingness to learn.
  • The highest standards of ethical conduct, i.e. honesty and integrity.

Specialist competencies:

  • 5-7 Years Payroll experience.
  • Proficient in Sage VIP Premier.
  • MS Excel (advanced) MS Outlook & MS Word.
  • Proficient in time & attendance system.