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Lead Officer: Payroll

Komatsu South Africa
Soweto Soweto West Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Full Time
Komatsu South Africa has an opportunity for a Lead Officer: Payroll to join the Finance Department at our Head Office in Germiston. The suitable candidate should have a B.Com Degree with Accounting and 6 years related experience within payroll with knowledge of financial accounting principles, SAP and payroll experience in different categories of waged/salaried employees.


B.Com Degree with Accounting.
6 years Payroll related experience.

Additional requirements:

Payroll with a sound basis of financial accounting.

Sound experience with SAP and different categories of wage/salaried staff essential.

Knowledge of legislation (EEC, BCEA, Main Agreement, Income Tax Act, etc).

Payroll complexity proficiency (extensive attention to confidentiality).

Ability to work under pressure and within strict deadlines.

Drafts and compiles employee correspondence (benefit letters, incentives, IRP documentation, etc).

Prepares information for governance committees, information- & decision-making bodies

Prepares source documents on audit queries

Executes relevant Governing Committee decisions on

Reports any deviations from approved governance norms, procedures, and practices in section

Informs subordinate staff of contractual details/terms/policies & procedures

Fosters good working relationships with suppliers

Supervises provision of contracted Services / Service Level Agreements

Monitors execution of contractual terms and conditions agreed by own- and supplier organisation

Adheres to the Procurement & Supplier management policy & procedures

Generates standard reports on contractual agreements & SLA's

Communicates section's goals and direction clearly, consistently, and regularly

Resolves section's issues /problems/conflict in a positive, win-win manner

Engages with section in the process of change

Monitors section's attitudes and behaviours in the implementation of change

Stays abreast with industry trends & changes by liaising with operational stakeholders both internally & externally

Monitors and supervises progress with regard to changes to industry standards/legislation/customer-initiated changes

Gathers business measurement data with regards to plans, issues, and problems

Coaches and assists identified candidates in developing supervisory competencies

Imparts knowledge on technical aspects, "how to", policies & procedures and organisational values

Follows-up and monitors identified candidates' development plans to address gaps in support of succession planning

Reports on progress regarding identified candidate development in section

Supervises and executes plans for prevention and risk mitigation for the section

Stays abreast of employee taxation laws and SEIFSA agreements and any other legislative issues impacting payroll

Processes applications (NMC, MIBFA, Sick Fund, UIF, etc)

Performs reconciliations at month-end

Prints, folds, and distributes and folds payslips as per policy

Completes quarterly STAT reports

Submits cost sharing to Japan

Completing and submitting Sick Pay fund applications

Salaried C5

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