Payroll and HR Administration Officer

Payroll and HR Administration Officer

Job Title: Payroll and HR Administration Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Western Cape
Reference: JN -082019-17560
Contact Name: Nicole Vine
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 21, 2019 13:08

Job Description


  • Direct the administration of staff benefit programs (Group Life, Short Term Insurance, Medical Aid, Annuities)
  • Process monthly billings and serve as a resource person on staff benefits
  • Coordinate activities between the company and insurance carriers
  • Assist employees with claims problems


Direct Payroll administration, processing monthly salaries and completion of:

  • Monthly EMP201 returns
  • Bi-annual IRP5 certificates for staff and EMP501 reconciliations for the group
  • Ensure proper maintenance of personal records of employees on matters such as contracts, wages, leave etc
  • Ensure administration directly related to salaries are completed to meet relevant legislative submission deadlines (e.g. SETA, EE, WCA etc)
  • Resolve administrative queries in the simplest and friendliest manner possible
  • Seek continuous self-improvement within the company performance structure



  • Demonstrates consistent and efficient administrative skills, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Confident communicator in both written and spoken language
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • The ability to multitask and prioritize
  • The ability to build effective relationships with managers and employees at all levels of the group; a team player
  • The ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
  • Stress tolerance and able to work under pressure
  • High standards of ethical conduct, i.e. honesty, integrity and sensitivity



  • A matric pass or equivalent is essential
  • A relevant HR/payroll diploma will be advantageous
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislations
  • At least 3 years’ HR Administration experience
  • Advance experience in MS Office packages is a requirement
  • Experience in SAGE People 300 and ESS is a requirement

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