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Paarl La Concorde,
57 Main Road,
Paarl, 7646

Tel: +27 21 863 0830

Fax: +27 21 863 0906

Payroll and Benefits Manager

Our client is one of the major role players in the pome fruit industry, situated in Grabouw. They are looking for a dynamic, energetic Payroll & Benefits Manager to join their management team. As the Payroll & Benefits Manager, you will manage the payroll function for monthly and weekly paid employees as well as payroll related benefit administration.

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • Payroll administration and management
    • Process salary payroll
    • Oversee processing of wages payroll
    • Payroll reconciliations, payroll related payments and submissions
    • Manage 3rd party relationships relating to payroll and benefits
  • Payroll system maintenance
    • Maintain relationship with payroll software service provider
    • Maintain parameters of payroll to produce the required outcomes
    • Write and maintain reports required by payroll and other departments
  • Maintenance and management of payroll guidelines, procedures and policies
  • Payroll budget and salary benchmarking preparation
    • Provide information to department heads for manpower budget planning
    • Prepare annual data for salary benchmarking
    • Assist with grading of positions
  • Effectively manage payroll team
  • Maintain good working relationships between payroll and other departments and ensure excellent service delivery from payroll department to the business
  • Ad hoc duties related to this position

The ideal candidate should have at least the following:

  • Tertiary qualification in HR or Finance
  • Preferably a member of SARA
  • At least five years payroll management and benefits administration experience
  • Experience in the agriculture, manufacturing, and/or processing sector will count in the candidate’s favour
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Track record of successfully managing a team
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Proficient in payroll software – experience of Sage People would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of time and attendance systems

Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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