Payroll Accountant

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1 week ago

Payroll Accountant

Head Office based in Jhb North, has a new opportunity for a Payroll Accountant (EE).
Report to the Payroll Manager and be responsible to perform the payroll accounting function including month-end activities across the Group (SA and Internationally), payroll reconciliations and related payments.
Working experience on SAP highly advantageous.

Successful incumbent will have a Diploma or Higher Certificate in Finance or Bookkeeping.  National Diploma in Finance or Payroll Administration highly advantageous.
Minimum of 3 years experience as a Payroll Accountant within an international shared services environment (essential).  Duties include : 



  • Payroll Accounting and reconciliation

    • Compile and submit reconciliations for payroll general ledger (GL) accounts

    • Follow-up on outstanding payroll recon items and obtain explanations

    • Clear payroll GL accounts

    • Perform reconciliation of legislative payments

    • Process payroll provisions (employee loans and payroll advance account)

    • Prepare related payroll recurring journals and ensure that sufficient documentation is submitted to the relevant person on time

    • Assist with  financial year end processes and support any other payroll accounting functions

    • Liaise with Group Finance, Tax and Treasury as required



  • Payroll payment administration

    • Process monthly salaries on electronic banking platform

    • Process third party payments on electronic banking platform

    • Prepare schedules for the third parties

    • Processing manual payroll payments e.g.
      salary advances



  • Intercompany accounting and reconciliations

  • Payroll accounting queries / issues.

  • Human Capital Shared Services Support.