Location: Durban North

Our client based in Durban is looking for a Payroll Officer to join their payroll department.




  • Full payroll function for multiple divisions.
  • Payroll compliance of the Sage system.
  • Communication of payroll templates to divisions.
  • Ensure salaries are captured and in line with the employee contracts, incentives, leave, sick leave, unpaid leave.
  • New employee engagements and terminations to be processed and communicated with payroll manager.
  • Variance reports collated for signing.
  • Exception report recon for monthly out of payroll payments.
  • Monthly audit trail.
  • Assisting the payroll manger with all audit preparations.
  • Prepare the payrolls for upload by the payroll manager.
  • General Adhoc reporting and administration.
  • Processing of 3rd party payments.
  • EMP returns.
  • Benefits reconciliation.
  • Accurate management of database including all parameters like terminations, engagements and promotions.
  • Report maintenance by Sage.
  • Maintenance and monitoring of leave liability.




  • Grade 12.
  • Sage 300 experience essential.
  • Experience with payroll of 1500-2000 headcount.
  • Benefits experience.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Strong reconciliation experience.
  • Good understanding of relevant legislation.
  • MS Office (Intermediate).
  • Essential Competencies:
  • Demonstrate strong leadership.
  • Strong teamwork capability.
  • Customer centric.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate initiative and problem solving.

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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