Hungry Lion
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22 days ago

Payroll Administrator

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We have an opportunity for a Payroll Administrator to join our Finance team. The purpose of this position is to ensure that weekly and monthly payrolls are processed correctly and to assist with third-party reconciliations and submissions. Key stakeholders include store management and staff.

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Prepare and process weekly wages and monthly payrolls via time and attendance import and manual sheets.
  • Load new employees and terminations timeously.
  • Capture and update all deductions, leave, absence, hours, costs, and balance of employee salaries accurately.
  • Extract Net Pay and upload weekly/monthly payments via First Management services.
  • Update personal information on Sage including bank and address changes, increases, ad hoc allowances, etc.
  • Ensure that all required documentation for leave administration is received, including leave forms and sick certificates, for employees that are not on ESS and capture all transactions on Sage.
  • Ensure that all filing is up to date and stored in the designated areas.
  • Maintain payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting necessary changes.
  • Print and distribute payslips.
  • Provide staff with maternity and termination documents.
  • Resolve payroll queries on the FreshDesk portal.
  • Monthly third-party reconciliation and payments (Napsa, Unions, GLA, Pensions, PAYE etc.).
  • Process workmen’s compensation claims.
  • Assist the Payroll team with ad hoc duties.
  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing related results as needed.



  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in large payrolls.
  • Knowledge and experience in African country payroll administration
  • Experience working in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft, especially Excel


  • Sage 300 People experience.
  • Kronos Time & Attendance experience.
  • Working experience of G-Suite.
  • QSR or retail branch network experience.


  • Resilience and stress tolerance.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Client centricity.
  • Adaptability.
  • Drive and commitment.
  • Problem-solving.
  • Emotional intelligence.
  • Self-management.
  • Attention to detail.
  • A high degree of confidentiality and integrity.

Method of Application

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Application deadline
20 Nov 15:00