Payroll Accountant

Gauteng, Full Time

About the Job

We prefer a payroll accountant who has previously dealt with multiple large payrolls with at least 1000 headcount. Mining industry experience would be ideal.
As a Payroll Accountant, you should have complete knowledge of accounting practices and maintain an eye for detail. You should be able to independently and proficiently address employee queries and resolve any payroll issues Also, you should be aware of all laws and regulations governing tax deductions.
You will be responsible for performing and assisting in payroll audits. Besides, you should also maintain an accurate record of general ledger, accounting files, and tax documents. A proven work experience in the accounting field or in a Payroll outsourcing company would be beneficial.
If your skills and payroll accounting knowledge matches our requirements, then get in touch with us. We would be happy to have a word with you.


Reviewing and reconciling time and attendance records
Calculating employee earnings and deductions
Preparing employee pay checks/banking file of payments
Maintaining and updating accurate payroll documents
Updating payroll and accounting files, general ledger, and tax documents
Overseeing the payment of paid and unpaid leaves
Resolving any payroll related issues and employee queries
Calculating and processing holiday deductions and overtime earnings
Undertaking payroll audits
Preparing tax reports on time for submission to SARS
Adhering to State and Legal regulations when carrying out payroll accounting practices
Regularly updating payroll systems
Keeping a tab on employee timesheets and leaves
Performing accurate tax deductions
Reviewing company payroll system and suggesting improvements
Ensuring employee salaries are transferred to respective bank accounts in a timely manner

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