Remuneration Manager – Sandton

Sandton
Posted 1 month ago

Our well-known blue-chip client in Sandton has an opportunity for a Remuneration Manager at their Head Office and will be reporting to the Personnel Services Executive.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

The ideal applicant will possess the following:-

  • Tertiary qualification and/ or relevant payroll related qualification.
  • 10 years relevant Payroll management experience of which at least 3 must be in a managerial payroll role and at least 3 years in payroll system/implementation/interface role.
  • Subject matter expert for payroll, payroll system, payroll taxes and complex payroll processing.
  • Proven track record and experience in payroll implementation and interfaces to other applications essential
  • Payroll programming skills will be a huge advantage
  • Extensive experience in monthly and weekly payrolls
  • Solid financial and accounting acumen.
  • Extensive knowledge / hands-on experience of Payroll and Time & Attendance systems (Unique/Payspace payroll experience at parameter level is a prerequisite).
  • In-depth knowledge of the relevant Labour laws i.e. LRA, BCEA, COIDA, OSHA, POPI, INCOME TAX ACT, Wage Determination Act, as well as Bargaining Council Agreements and Payroll best practices.
  • Code 08 (EB) drivers’ license.
  • Advanced MS Office, particularly Excel is essential.
  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines.

JOB OUTPUTS

Essential Duties and Responsibilities, including, but not limited to:

  • Maximising the effectiveness and efficiency of payroll processing, procedures and controls,

including the streamlining and automation of processes.

  • Regularly monitor and assess/audit integrity of payroll systems/rules/calculations and application of legislation.
  • Conduct Payroll reviews and ensure accuracy of input and payments.
  • Implementation of remuneration policy, philosophy and practices.
  • Leading and managing the payroll team.
  • End-of-months and end-of-year and end-of-tax year payroll reporting, including financial reporting, provisions and reconciliations.
  • Develop, implement, mentor and train by continuously improving and writing payroll policies, procedures and administrative processes as well as internal workflows and processes.
  • Compiling and managing a departmental budget and monitoring against actuals.
  • Management of the Payroll and Time & Attendance systems and interfaces to and from systems.
  • Ensure compliance of recordkeeping and data processing procedures.
  • Develop and maintain sound communication and relationships with internal as well as external stakeholders.
  • Ensure all deadlines are met according to year plan and legal prescriptions, at agreed set dates, standards and levels of accuracy.
  • Ensure legal compliance on all aspects of the payroll functions.
  • Develop and participate in strategy setting and specific Payroll projects.
  • Compile risk assessment in the departments and implementing solution to mitigate risk.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Normal working conditions and benefits as applicable to the seniority of the position.

COMPETENCIES

KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge of the bus passenger industry an advantage.
  • Detailed knowledge of Wage Determination Act 452, BCEA, LRA, POPIA, INCOME TAX, COID, UIF and other Payroll relevant legislation.
  • Knowledge of calculation and taxation of Service Vehicles and Car allowances, payments of Lump sums and applications for Tax Directives, Accounting interfaces, etc.
  • Detailed knowledge of collective agreements
  • Sound knowledge of Payroll and T&A systems, Payroll Accounting processes, Reconciliations and Individual Income Tax calculations and applications.
  • Good understanding of inter-relatedness/dependence of HR systems.

SKILLS

  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good report writing and presentation skills.
  • Good accounting skills
  • Good analytical and conception skills.
  • Systematic and methodical thinking.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literacy:

Advanced Word, Excel & Power Point.

  • Leadership skills.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent Time management skills.
  • Ability to develop training material and to teach, develop and up skill employees and stake holders.

Excellent experience in manual as well as computerized systems to develop, implement and maintain.

ATTITUDE/CAPABILITY

  • Self-motivated & independent.
  • Impartial and objective.
  • Honest, dependable and ethical.
  • Time conscious.
  • Accurate and quality orientated.
  • Patient in dealing with people.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure and to handle stress effectively.
  • Conscientious (weighs the impact of decisions).
  • Deadline driven and hands-on approach.
  • Willing to work extended hours in order to meet strict deadlines and to set an example.
  • Ability to identify problem areas and has a positive solution seeking attitude.

Assertive and decisive.

Also submit MS Word cv’s to mervyn@bonafidehc.co.za

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