SL Personnel

Payroll Accountant

Reference number: SLPPA11

Our client currently has a position available for a Payroll Accountant.

Key Responsibilities

Reconciliation Process

  • Generate required reconciliation reports from SAP HCM
  • Prepare key reconciliations between HCM and FI
  • 1st review of cash management process with FI
  • Prepare key reconciliations between HCM and third-party statements
  • Highlight reconciling items to all key stakeholders ensuring corrective steps are taken
  • Review monthly journal posting process, identify any anomalies.

SARS Compliance

  • Assume responsibility of statutory filings and payment of PAYE, UIF and SDL
  • Submit UIF Declarations on a monthly basis to DOL
  • Prepare payroll reporting for SD14 submissions for Group
  • Assist with employee tax registration process
  • Assist with tax directive applications
  • Perform monthly EMP201 & EMP501 reconciliation
  • Assist with monthly employee’s tax administration process
  • Assist with information collection or reporting for all SARS audits pertaining to payroll
  • Assist with interim reviews of SARS source code


  • Compile reconciliation report for business units monthly
  • Compile compliance report for business units monthly
  • Update payroll analytics and perform first review, highlighting anomalies.

Financial Year End

  • Provide auditors with required data, insight and reconciliations.
  • Assist business to respond to payroll audit and data queries

Behavioural Competencies

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure; manage upwards and downwards
  • Creative thinker with vision, coupled with pragmatic can-do attitude
  • High attention to detail and result focused
  • Flexibility and stress tolerant
  • Accurate and Methodical
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting (BCom as a preference)
  • 2 years in a payroll environment
  • 3 -5 years in a General finance environment

In support of the company’s Employment Equity Plan, applicants from designated groups will be given preference for this position.

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