Young Professional in Training Payroll Trainee 2017

Posted on :

15 Dec, 2017

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Graduate Jobs in South Africa

Recently qualified graduate to be trained for a period of two-years in a structured Training Programme to acquire the full spectrum of payroll activities/functions.

The main thrust of the training programme is to address skills requirements and ensure long-term capable payroll experts/managers. The Young Professionals will be assessed every six months on progress made in terms of the relevant workplace experience.

Position outputs :
•The structured program will provide successful candidates with relevant workplace experience through on the job training to develop into a position within Transnet, exposure will be in the following areas:
•Knowledge of all related Human Resources, Reward and Payroll policies.
•Training on the SAP HCM system.
•Timely and accurate processing of all payroll related transactions such as Infotype 14(Recurring Payments/Deductions), 15
(Additional Payments/Deductions) for example.
•Attend to employee transactional queries.
•Ensuring that all payrolls, short-term incentives, pay progression, long-term incentives, year-end processing and reconciliation, monthly EMP01tax reconciliations, BEFT payments and SARS submissions are processed in a timely and efficient manner.
•Manage and assist with third party payments such as Pension fund, garnishees, Medical Aid and Insurance.
•Simulate payroll.
•Check Remuneration Statement and Payroll Account for individual employees
•Conduct year-end processing and reconciliation, monthly EMP01tax reconciliations, BEFT payments and SARS submissions.
•COID registrations, calculations, and submissions.
•UIF registrations and submissions.
•Management of processes to facilitate strong internal controls ensuring good governance and clean audits.
•Ensuring data integrity by conducting periodic reviews of the payroll related data and facilitating directing, collection,
calculation and entering accurate data. Checking of payroll input vs relevant source document.
•Final reconciliation of payroll related costs against monthly reports produced via the payroll system prior to transmission.
•Managing the bi-annual and annual SARS submissions of all payrolls to ensure deadlines are adhered to
•Maintain up to date employee files
Qualifications & Experience :
  • National Diploma in Finance / Cost Accounting / Commercial related field is required
  • Computer Literacy
  • Budgeting Skills
Competencies :
  • Attention to detail, follow through, handle pressure well, communicate with different levels of staff and management
  • Ability to work with different levels of staff, compassion towards all levels of staff and a good listener
  • Adheres to company policy regarding standards
  • Be customer service focused and a team player
  • Strong analysis, listening and adaptation skills.
The closing date is on 21 December 2017. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.
Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.
Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to
Equity Statement : Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the
designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating.
Only applications received via the careers portal will be considered, i.e. no email applications will be
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