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Payroll Administrator (JSPA)


Exciting opportunity for a skilled Payroll Administrator to join a leading engineering company based in Sandton! The ideal candidate will have advanced experience with CRS Payroll software, a strong understanding of tax submissions and compliance, Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to work accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.


As a Payroll Administrator, you will play a critical role in ensuring timely and accurate payment of employee wages, taxes, and benefits. If you have a passion for payroll and a keen eye for detail, we’d love to hear from you.

Main job function

  • Responsible for Maintenance of Employees Master Data on CRS Payroll system
  • Manage the monthly Payroll input processing.
  • Ensure that correct posting of Payroll Entries to the General Ledger
  • Ensure monthly reconciliation of Payroll deductions and earnings.
  • Ensure that all inputs/changes to the payroll are accompanied by properly authorised documentation.
  • Ensure auditing, testing, verifying and checking of changes are done on payroll inputs.
  • Manage the accurate and timely payment of all 3rd party related reporting.
  • Perform the Monthly Payroll Accounting Reconciliations
  • Keep abreast/track of changes to legislation impacting on payroll and ensure the payroll is trained compliant to the changes.
  • Prepare and submit all the monthly payroll returns e.g. PAYE, UIF, Garnishees, Skills Development
  • Oversee the reconciliations and distribution process of IRP5’s
  • Deal with Adhoc payroll requests from other departments.
  • Dealing with daily queries from staff
  • Ensure filling of all Payroll Documents in line with Documents Retention Policy
  • Update CRS system when there are new releases.
  • Responsible for monthly cellphone recons and deductions
  • Responsible for petrol recons and deductions
  • Calculations of overtime and standby hours
  • Monthly reporting such as employee listing, data source reporting, leave reporting, etc.
  • Maintains records of regular deductions from employees payments such as deductions on Medical Aid,UIF, PAYE, etc.
  • Coordinates efforts between the payroll department and other departments to ensure accurate employee data.
  • Ensures maximum compliance with government regulations.
  • Ensures the submission of payroll reports and sheets for timely processing of staff salary.
  • Adhoc duties when required.




  • Matric
  • Relevant Tertiary qualification would be an advantage.
  • Minimum 3- 5 years in similar role
  • Advanced CRS Payroll experience is essential.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Tax submissions, generating IRP5’s, Liasing with

SARS etc.

  • Computer Literacy skills-Word & Excel
  • Good Accounting Skills
  • Comprehensive Knowledge of Payroll and Administration



  • High Degree of attention to detail, work proactively and
  • accurately
  • Ability to work with figures.
  • Good administration and organisation skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to monitor outstanding items and ensure closure.
  • Good communication skills and ability to interact with all levels within the organisation.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Ability to work proactively on their own. Ideally experience in running a payroll department
  • Methodical work style
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment and to respond appropriately to demanding clients.
  • Customer Service orientated.
  • Achievement orientation
  • Analytical skills




Remuneration: R30 000 – R40 000 per month


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

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