Payroll Manager - Durpro Workforce Solutions, Durban

  • Durban
  • Salary: R33 333.00 - R37 500.00 Per Month
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Posted by Durpro Workforce Solutions on Wednesday, February 19, 2020
  • Reference: 11731
  • Apply before Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 12 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Durpro Workforce Solutions

A higher educatrion institution is looking to fill the role of a Payroll Manager. Please note that this is a contract position (SIX MONTHS). Requirements are as follows:

Major Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage the monthly payroll of a staff compliment of +_1000 inclusive permanent and fixed term appointments.

  • Ensure accurate timeous processing of all payroll input including but not limited to, Overtime, back pays, allowances, bonuses, leave pay, claims, etc.

  • Ensure the processing of new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions and terminations is accurate and timely.

  • Supervision, training and couching of payroll staff

  • Critically review and analyze current payroll, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations in consultation with the Human resources department.

  • Calculate and provide annual scales to HR, based on approved rates.

  • Partner with HR and benefits department in aligning and implementing smooth payroll process.

  • Ensure systems are set-up and updated to reflect current employee base, including scales, benefits, sick and vacation time in line with contracts, employment letters.

  • Manage regular preparation of relevant management reports and balance sheet recons as related to payroll.

  • Ensure all statutory payroll deductions and taxes i.e. third party payments are deducted, reconciled and paid over accurately and timeously.

  • Review and approve leave and bonus provision journals.

  • Ensure timeous monthly submission of the PAYE, UIF, SDL returns and submissions, and obtaining tax clearance in this regard.

  • Ensure timeous annual declaration and submissions of the EMP501.

  • Ensure timeous annual declaration and submission of COIDA, and obtaining valid certificate.

  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and internal policies and procedures

  • Assist with all internal and external audit requirements as related to payroll.

  • Collaborate with financial accountant to ensure all accounting records as related to payroll are kept update, and accurate.

  • Ensure all payroll records are kept on file, in safe orderly fashion.



  • 2-5 years’ experience managing a payroll and managing staff.

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in working on ERP system

  • Proficient in MS Office (especially Excel)

  • Knowledge and experience of payroll taxes

  • Ability to manage and lead staff to excellent performance

  • Must be a team player

  • Must be highly organized

  • A keen eye for detail

  • Good communication skills (written and oral)

  • Added advantage experience in working with ITS system.

  • Preference will be given to applicants that have worked in HIGHER EDUCATION INSITUTION



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent HR qualification with Payroll.

  • Payroll certification is an advantage.

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