Scribante Labour Consultants: Payroll Generalist


Our client based in Kloof seeks to employ a payroll generalist to join their dynamic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the weekly, bi-weekly and monthly payroll cycles to ensure that employees are paid correctly and that statutory and non-statutory requirements are met.

Duties & Responsibilities

Some duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Process Weekly, Bi-weekly and monthly payrolls
  • Review payroll documentation for completeness and ensure standards are adhered to
  • Escalate non-compliance where appropriate
  • Plan workload accordingly to set deadlines
  • Perform accurate and efficient payroll processing
  • Responsible for calculations and processing of payroll information to ensure that employees at all Sites are paid timeously and correctly
  • Processing Increases, earnings, deductions, perks tax, allowances, bonuses, BCEA leave and movement of staff (transfers, promotion, resignations, retirements, death)
  • Do administrative procedures and complete documentation regarding movements
  • Printing of reports and payslips
  • Print and reconcile EMP201 forms and third party contributions (Provident, Union, Garnishees, Bargaining councils)
  • Print Monthly payment amounts for Pension / Provident Fund
  • Monthly and Annual recon of EMP201’s
  • Monthly reconciliation of Garnishee Orders
  • Record keeping of all transactions/payments/ payments made to 3rd parties
  • Do final pay run, print reports and pay slips and do backups of weekly, bi-weekly and monthly pay run
  • Print reconciliation reports
  • Accurate invoicing of all payrolls
  • Handle and solve payroll and client related queries
  • Do administration of Pension/Provident Fund (new members, retirement, deaths and withdrawals)
  • Filing all payroll related documentation with proof and backup information for auditing purposes
  • Filing skills and formulation of data systems to capture and recall information.
  • Road freight, Momentum and MIBCO Returns
  • Update VIP System when required
  • Assist with tax queries
  • Process Outsourced Payrolls
  • Assist and stand in for Payroll Manager when Payroll Manager is not available

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Matric
  • VIP Premier (Sage 300 advantageous)
  • Bookkeeping experience
  • 4 – 5 years in a similar role
  • MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Credit and Criminal checks will be done
  • Proven ability to communicate and maintain relationships with people on all levels within a company including external clients.
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to adjust to changing situations, new work, last minute requests
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Ability to work under constant pressure.