Payroll Administrator, Head Office, Reitz
VKB Group
Reitz, Free State
Posted 29 July 2020 - Closing Date 10 August 2020

Job Details

Job Description


The position will form part of broader HR department , functioning as part of group of payroll administrators, each servicing departments and/or entities within the VKB Group with excellent service. 


  • Full payroll function of allocated department and/or entities (+/1000 employees)

  • Ensure compliance with required standards and deadlines 

  • Reconciliation of General Ledger 

  • Reconciliation and payments of all statutory returns 

  • All third party payments 

  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures 

  • Updates all monthly payroll financial records  

  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, etc.

  • Providing information and answering employee questions about payroll related matters

  • Managing electronic timekeeping systems 

  • Calculating payable hours, commissions, bonuses, tax withholding's, and deductions

  • Preparing and issuing earnings statements

  • Maintaining employee records

  • Coordinating with the HR department to ensure correct employee data

  • Lead special projects based on the needs of the department, system upgrades, user testing and validation

  • Attending of and participation in HR / Payroll scrum meetings


Qualifications and Experience :

  • The ideal candidate is analytical and methodical teamplayer, with experience in payroll administration and deep knowledge of payroll regulations
  • Grade12 or NQF4 with accounting
  • Relevant qualification in Finance or Human Resource Management, would serve as recommendation
  • 3 + years’ payroll experience 
  • Sound working knowledge of SAGE PEOPLE  
  • Excellent MS Office Skills
  • Prepared to work overtime  
Skills required:
  • Service orientation
  • Team player
  • Personal resilience
  • Ability to develop good professional and friendly relationships with internal staff and represent the organisation in a professional and positive manner
  • Attention to detail to deliver constant and accurate output
  • Ability to accept and act on responsibility in a deadline driven environment 


HR/ Payroll in Agricultural sector