Payroll Officer

Client Talent Solutions
Reference # ZON-2306
Published 23/06/2017
Contract Type Contract
3 Months
Salary R 15,000.00 - 15,000.00 Monthly
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
We are recruiting for a Payroll Officer who is responsible for calculating, reviewing and reporting payroll related input to ensure accurate and timeous payment of
salaries and wages as well as compliance to relevant policies and procedures. Responds to queries in a courteous manner
within the prescribed timelines whilst also ensuring that unresolved queries are escalated appropriately.
Job Functions Finance,Human Resources
Industries Safety, Security & Defence
Administer Garnishee order deductions, and attend to debtors, and employee enquiries.
On time escalation of non-adherence to payroll deadlines to ensure that payroll deadlines are met at all times.
Input and select appropriate deductions for tax, pension, medical aid contributions etc. Verify for accuracy and completeness.
Liaise with HR and Centres regarding required documentation, information, and related matters.
Compile management information in the desired format on request from the centre management and other users
Compile and print Payslips, payslip Analysis Reports and Variance Reports, and ensure that these are distributed timeously to centres, and that confidentiality is maintained at all times
Verify that the payslip analysis- and variance reports are signed by centre management and returned timeously, follow up and escalate on outstanding documentation
Prepare, print and file monthly payroll reports such as costing, deduction, capital balance etc.

Reconciliation of payroll
Export VIP data to excel, and set up reconciliation sheet in excel. Print VIP deduction reports and reconcile data to payroll totals.
Reconcile payments to benefit funds such as UIF, Medical aid, Retirement Funds etc.
Present payment reconciliation to Payroll Manager for checking.
On time submission of third party payroll supplier payments and PAYE to ensure adherence to deadlines.
Extract and distribute data in the required format in order to compile required reports/schedules for service providers including Medical Aid, Provident Fund etc.
Timeously compile and forward UI19 documents to the relevant UIF office on request.
Compile monthly salary journal from VIP system and ensure that journal totals balances to payroll control totals.

Record keeping
Ensure that all payroll reports and payslips are bound and kept secure as per procedure.
All other documents must also be filed in employee files

Dealing with queries for designated centers
Timeous resolution of all queries, escalation of queries of a complex nature.
Provide timeous feedback on queries that will take longer to resolve.

Tax Validation
Print and review monthly tax validation reports, follow up and rectify exceptions.
No experienced required. MS Office – Intermediate excel skills
Basic understanding of tax
Basic understanding of accounting principles
Minimum Requirements: Education
Matric with accounts or mathematics (3 years relevant tertiary qualification would be advantageous)
Job Closing Date 31/07/2017
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