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Accountant Payroll Specialist

Ekurhuleni, Gauteng 28 January

SebenzaGeneralWork (Pty)

  • Description

  • Accountant Payroll Specialist
    R25 000 a month

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    Ensure completeness and accuracy of payroll data files received from Payroll department.
    Prepare and upload monthly and weekly payroll journals.
    Confirm and process all standard / routine payroll journals, interfaces and adjustments prior to performing preliminary general ledger close.
    Prepare all accruals related to contract labour workers.
    Follow up on the status of all employee loans and process appropriate journals.
    Ensure that the month end checklists are actioned ensuring the timely reporting of all monthly financial information, and update these where applicable.
    Prepare payroll reconciliations to compare payroll data to payroll related general ledger journals processed.
    Prepare the payroll related Balance Sheet reconciliations monthly and advise on any risks and/or opportunities and assess for any process improvements. Ensure appropriate support\comments for financial controller reviews.
    Respond to GL queries raised by the Controllers
    Monthly general ledger reconciliations review and follow up on outstanding items.
    Prepare monthly head count and FTE calculations.
    Maintain and manage the salary clearing account ensuring timeous clearing of items.
    Support the Controllers Financial and Business as well as accountants
    Assist internal and external auditors with annual and quarterly audits.
    Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close and ensuring that the payroll journals and recons have been prepared with the expected quality.
    Leave pay provision processing at year end
    Find ways to align payroll processes for all business entities
    Perform Ad hoc duties for senior management
    Maintenance of payroll mapping files
    Broad knowledge of the accounting treatment and financial impact of payroll related inputs eg. Monthly and weekly payrolls, bonuses and 13th cheques, workers fund, Workers Compensation Assistance (WCA), loans to employees, contract labour employee wages, accruals and provisions.
    Broad knowledge of reconciliation procedures.
    Thorough knowledge of companys accounting policies and procedures.
    BCom Accounting Degree or related financial qualification
    2 years relevant experience in a financial accounting role
    Experience in financial reporting and analysis
    Previous experience in a Shared Services environment advantageous
    Previous experience in a payroll related role advantageous

  • Number of vacancies: 5
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Grade 12 /N4 (Matric)
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes

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Ad summary

  • Accountant Payroll Specialist

  • Recruiter

    SebenzaGeneralWork (Pty)

  • Province

    Ekurhuleni, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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