Payroll Accountant

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary: R400K Annually
Recruiter: Smith Garb & Associates
Job Ref: JHB005203/JO
Summary: Listed H/O, 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.



Job Description

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.

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