Payroll Administrator - Employee Services

Human Resources
Head Office
Payroll Administrator - Employee Services

A vacancy exists for a Payroll Administrator in the HR Back Office reporting to the Payroll Specialist. The successful candidate will be responsible to ensure payroll administration is completed efficiently and accurately in line with Governance processes in order to achieve Company strategic objectives

Critical Outputs
  • Review payroll documentation for completeness and ensure LHC standards and practices are adhered to.
  • Perform accurate and efficient payroll processing.
  • Escalate non-compliance where appropriate.
  • Review audit checklists received from payroll specialists and report back on anomalies.
  • Conduct self-audits and assist with internal and external audits.
  • Scan documentation into Digilife monthly.
  • Plan workload according to set deadlines.
  • Review relevant query on LifeLink and assist FPA or line managers with appropriate resolution in line with LHC standards and practices.
  • Effective relationship building with internal and external stakeholders
    • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders through participating in formal and informal communication sessions.
  • Effective governance.
    • Identify gaps and implement remedial action, including escalation where necessary.
  • Support the HR systems team with Kronos related queries.
  • Assist in special projects as requested by management
  • Relevant payroll qualification with 3 to 5 years’ experience within a large (5000+) corporate payroll environment will be an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge and background of Educos/Vision.
  • Basic knowledge of the Kronos system (Time and attendance) will be an advantage.
  • Exposure to HR systems within large corporate environment.
  • Basic knowledge of SA tax legislation.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office will be required.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Own transport will be an advantage.
  • Must have payroll experience – not negotiable.
  • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid - 19
  • Attention to detail
  • Ethical behavior (honesty)
  • Monitoring
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player
  • Time management
  • Planning
  • Computer proficiency
  • Drive & Energy
  • Excellence Orientation (concern for high quality work)
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Deadline driven
  • Initiative

Mavis Thoabala

Closing date
Friday, August 12, 2022

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Explore our vacancies and find the right opportunity for you. Download the application form and email to the relevant contact person specified in the job advertisement.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Please note that Life Healthcare has a mandatory Covid vaccination policy.

Only vaccinated external candidates will also be considered.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.

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