Job Title

Payroll Administrator

South Africa, Kwazulu Natal
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R20000 - R25000 Per Month
Area: South Africa, Kwazulu Natal
Sector: Social Media
Posted: 4 March 2024

Job Details

A leading FMCG exporter is looking for an efficient, well-rounded team player with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written to join our team. This position will be based in Durban, however the company is based in the Seychelles. This role will be responsible for the entire Payroll function and HR administration working closely with the HR Manager based in Seychelles. Proven work experience as a Payroll/HR Administrator is vital for this position. The ideal candidate must have the ability to multitask and work accurately under pressure.



  • Responsible for all aspects of managing employee’s salary data
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of Payroll
  • Updating of the payroll system (i.e., capture leave, record sick or maternity leave etc.)
  • Payroll reporting
  • Internal and external statutory requirements
  • Tax year end and financial year end reporting
  • Audit Requirements


  • Organize and maintain personnel records
  • Prepare HR documents, like employment contracts and new hire guides
  • Revise company policies
  • Create regular reports and presentations on HR metrics
  • Answer employee’s queries about HR-related issues


  • At least 5 years’ experience as an HR or Payroll Administrator
  • Extensive experience with various payroll systems
  • Prior experience in international payroll
  • A Degree or Diploma in Human Resources would be advantageous
  • A good understanding of general HR and Recruitment policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation including but not limited to LRA, BCEA, OHSA, EE, POPIA, SARS, BBEEE and UIF
  • Experience in the management of SDL, Employment Equity, Workman’s Compensation, and administration of provident funds
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transport

Personal Attributes:

  • Attention to detail with a high level of accuracy and efficiency
  • Quick learner
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to handle pressure
  • Able to handle a high-volume workload
  • Strong numerical capability
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • People’s person