Payroll and Tax Coordinator 58930 - Unique Personnel, Northern Cape

  • Northern Cape
  • Salary: R20 000.00 - R30 000.00 Per Month (Negotiable)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Consulting
  • Posted by Unique Personnel on Tuesday, November 19, 2019
  • Reference: 58930
  • Apply before Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 13 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Unique Personnel

Role To manage the monthly payroll process and to be the principal contact in relation to all payroll,
employee benefits and employee transfer related matters.
This role will suit an intelligent and hardworking individual and should be seen as an opportunity to
develop organisational skills within an entrepreneurial, professional environment, providing a solid
foundation to the working dynamics of a finance department. The role will provide many learning
opportunities for a team player that is hardworking, and motivated to achieve consistently high
standards of quality output.
The successful candidate should have at least three years payroll experience and ideally experience
with South African and Expatriate annual reporting. The position requires a results driven, detail
oriented person who can process numerical information with speed and accuracy. Within this role,
there will also be a certain amount of monitoring of, and collating of data of the South African and
international payrolls. The candidate must have an ability to work to strict deadlines together with
the ability to communicate professionally with all levels of staff both internally and externally, and
show a flexible attitude to their workload.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
Processing of the monthly payroll for approximately 170 employees in SA
Liaising with payroll providers to ensure timeous completion of payroll in other Africa
countries (e.g. Nigeria and Kenya)
Applying, processing and calculating payroll data for all payrolls.
Distributing monthly payslips
Assistance with monthly payroll journals
Monthly payroll reconciliations (Payroll Control / PAYE / UIF and SDL)
Set up new employee folders and file all new employee details such as contracts, tax
information and process new information onto the payroll system
Annual and Bi-Annual SARS Reporting (IRP5’S ETC.)
Responsibility for monthly SDL / UIF and PAYE returns and payments.
Maintaining records of PAYE payments, loan deductions etc.
Liaising with internal (staff, management) and external organizations (SARS) on payroll
Maintain US citizen calendar year compensation history to assist in W2 reporting at year
end, cross referencing on a monthly basis against schedule received from US
Complete US Year End reporting as required by Corporate
Filing of all payroll records
Keeping up to date on payroll legislation
Assisting in documentation for tax returns
Monitor employee transfer movements, identify potential tax issues and resolve them.
Maintain Africa Staffing tracker identifying individuals who trigger a SA or another African
tax liability, and liaising with employee home office to ensure tax records are accurate in
all jurisdictions.
Job specification
Review monthly Discovery Insurance and benefit charges for accurate monthly payroll
reporting and re-charges
Annual Employee returns
Provisional Employee returns
Prepare Monthly Insurance journals for Health and Life Insurance.
Maintain Employee personal re-charge reconciliation prior to monthly payroll, preparing
personal recharge schedule for processing.
Responding to employee requests for information regarding payroll procedures Salary and
bonus calculations, staff recoverable, contributions, withholdings etc.).
Assist Team Leader with annual corporate tax filings for all the entities
Assist Finance Team Leader with tax research and payroll regulations of other African
Quarterly tax reporting to Global Tax team
Withholding tax (“WHT”) certificate management
Africa mobility management
Monthly VAT & WHT calculations and reporting
Assist Global TP team with compliance in various African countries
Assist KPMG with individual tax filing and management of associated employee tax loans
Prepare monthly payroll variance analysis reporting
Monthly review of Amex statements and spending history
Assist Finance Team Leader and Controller with ad hoc projects
Identify and implement improvements to current payroll processes
Manage full American Express card process – from application through to final analysis of
employee spend.
Personal Specification:
Flexible attitude and team approach
“Can do!” mentality
Proficient organisation, prioritisation and time management skills
Detail focused
Able to work on own initiative – and be proactive
Enthusiastic, dedicated, hardworking and committed to meeting deadlines
Pleasant and calm even when under pressure
Thorough approach to completing tasks
Good sense of humour, outgoing and fun to work with
Previous SA payroll experience is essential (Preferably strong VIP payroll experience)
Bcom Accounting / Tax degree or similar related qualification
Three years relevant experience
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook
US Reporting
An interest in Finance and its contribution to the business
Other interests which would bring benefit to the company as a whole

Candidate Requirements

Previous SA payroll experience is essential (Preferably strong VIP payroll experience) Bcom Accounting / Tax degree or similar related qualification Three years relevant experience Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook
Apply before Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 13 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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About Unique Personnel

Unique Personnel boasts over 40 years (established in 1970) of personal and staffing experience, so it's not surprising that even though our main focus has been providing on South African Staffing Solutions, we now recruit internationally for over 5000 clients.

We pride ourselves as a service-driven, total recruitment staffing solution for all our clients and job seeking candidates. Unique Personnel has screened, referenced and interviewed all of our top candidates in South Africa alone.

Positioned mainly in the Financial and Commercial sector, you can rest assured that our highly effective Permanent and Temporary Employment Divisions will provide you with top calibre financial personnel and corporate staff.

Unique Personnel provides a total solution in human resource management and staffing recruitment. We strive to align the right people to your business so that these human resources can realize your company's goals. Simply, unique staffing solutions and personnel search.