Job title: Payroll Administrator (JD Edwards system)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Manufacturing and Production
Salary type: Annual
Location: Springs, South Africa
Job published: 2020-09-10
Job ID: 32686

Job Description




Our manufacturing client based in Springs has an opening for a Payroll Administrator to join their team.

Key role:

The Incumbent will be required to ensure effective and accurate in-house production of payroll, employees are paid on time and payslips are distributed on a weekly/monthly basis. Coach and mentor Employee Services Clerks in order to promote knowledge transfer.



  • Grade 12 with Mathematics and Accounting as subjects
  • Payroll Diploma or Certificate
  • At least 5 yearsworking experience in Payroll;
  • Human Resource and Personal Administration knowledge
  • JDE or Educos Payroll System experience
  • Microsoft Office proficient



  • Payroll Knowledge of principles and procedures for payroll;
  • Clerical Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as work processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology;
  • Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction; and
  • Sound knowledge of BCEA, UIF, SDL and PAYE.



  • Administer payroll information;
  • Compile and check variances and other relevant payroll controls before payroll final;
  • Provide direction to ES Clerks and business units of the implementation of new payroll forms and payroll processes;
  • Validate dismissals/resignations and verify the final pay-outs;
  • Resolve 2nd line enquiries timeously and effectively within service level agreement (SLA);
  • Review and sign off all interim payments;
  • Oversee payroll filing;
  • Print and distribution of payslips on a weekly/monthly basis;
  • Plan, organise and implement payroll processes that meet the requirements to ensure a successful payroll run on a daily basis. This includes but is not limited to the daily checking of input and variance report sign-offs;
  • Reconciles payroll data to third party vendors;
  • Clears reconciling items via the payroll within 30 days;
  • Compile and distribute comprehensive month end reports (costing, headcount, production bonus and overtime report) to business units;
  • Responsible for month-end processes, preparation and reconciliations;
  • Recommend changes or implement new processes around the payroll system to meet business unit requirements;
  • Testing of any cost component and legislative changes; and
  • Report all system problems to the responsible ICT department and follow through to resolution.
  • Participate and/or manage any project that is initiated in SSC whether team or individual input is required;
  • Provide information as and when required by management, customers, colleagues, or any other third party;
  • Liaise with all customers when required;
  • Ensure compliance as per company delegation of authority and statutory legislation is adhered to; and

Salary: R23 000 to R27 000 PM with additional benefits

Note: Should you not have heard back from us within 2 weeks, then kindly accept that your application has not been successful.