Payroll Administrator - Discovery Limited

eg. Accountant or Accounting or Kempinski

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Discovery’s core purpose is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. We seek out and invest in exceptional individuals who understand and support our core purpose, and whose own values align with those of Discovery.  Our fast-paced and dynamic environment enables smart, self-driven people to be their best. As global thought leaders, Discovery is passionate about innovating to not only achieve financial success but to ignite positive and meaningful change within our society. 


About Payroll

Payroll is responsible for activating an employee on Sage, processing deduction, and ensuring that the employee’s salary is correct and payslip balances.  They also submit our Taxes and ensure that our NMG is updated.


Key Purpose of the role

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the payroll department with their daily functions. They will be responsible for capturing and maintaining their cost center employee payroll records



Areas of responsibility may include but are not limited to

  • Manual Payments
  • Call center
  • Internal and external queries
  • Walk-in clients
  • Preparation of 3rd party payments
  • Reconciliation of input and salaries
  • Extracting of reports
  • Inductions for new starters
  • Calculation of clawbacks
  • Capturing of LOA
  • Salary adjustments
  • Employee transfers
  • Process terminations, banking details, letter of appointment, letter of employment, NMG withdrawals
  • TAX submissions
  • Leave  Maintenance
  • Daily Filing
  • Ad-hoc payments


Competencies and Attributes

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • neatly presented appearance
  • strong attention to detail
  • ability to work under pressure and extended hours when required
  • work independently or in a team
  • follow processes and procedures
  • provide feedback to clients and have a 24 hour resolution turnaround time with queries
  • have strong organizing skills
  • attention to detail
  • Take the initiative to make quick decisions.



Education and Experience

  • Minimum matric with mathematics and accounting
  • Certificate/ diploma in accounting
  • Certificate in Sage VIP People
  • Microsoft proficiency
  • Legislation knowledge of the Labour relations, Basic conditions of employment Act, SARS – PAYE, NMG, Paradigm
  • computer literate



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