*Our client, a dynamic and well-established legal insurance company, is currently looking for a Payroll Assistant to join their team in Johannesburg (Houghton).* *MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: *
* Matric / Grade 12 * 2 Years of experience as a Payroll Assistant * Exposure to Labour Law and employment equity regulations * Experience using Sage VIP and Sage 300 People Payroll system is essential * Strong MS Outlook, MS Excel and MS Word skills *DUTIES: * * Process monthly payroll, including monthly and year-end returns statutory, skills and Equity reporting. Gather and examine department spreadsheets. Enter variable earnings and deductions Checking and balancing. * Resolve any payroll errors. * Deal with employee salary and payroll queries. * Process all new employees. Ensuring that contracts are correct and signed. Update records of new staff. * Complete termination paperwork, inc. the issuing of [URL Removed] and service letters. * Create and maintain all employee personnel files (digital), ensuring that terminations are archived and cleansing of information held in line with the POPI act. * Assisting with reporting from payroll in line with HR and business requirements. * Collate monthly spreadsheets as required and process, in line with company requirements. * Preparing and distributing hard copy of electronic pay checks - Add payments to the bank Import. * Performing all tasks well before the pay run to ensure that staff members are compensated and notified on time. * Maintain leave records, including processing of all types of leave, sick absence reporting and the administration of accumulated leave. * Support the administration of annual salary reviews, employee bonuses. * Support all internal and external HR related inquiries or requests. * Assist with disciplinaries and grievances when necessary. * Any other payroll duties as required by the business. *SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIREMENTS: * * Flexible and adaptable in approach to work, with the ability to multi-task. * Able to work after hours if necessary. * Able to deal successfully with all types of people, at all levels. * Meticulous and accurate, excellent attention to detail. * Good communicator and personable. * Highly organised with the ability to prioritise. * Process driven. * Team player.