Payroll Manager Job in Cape Town, Western Cape at Edge Personnel (Pty) Ltd –

Our well-known client with regional offices all over the country has an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Manager. This is the ideal opportunity to put your payroll experience to use with this distinctive company. They are looking for a technical strong Payroll Manager to come in and hit the ground running at their Head Office in the Southern Suburbs. The ideal candidate will have a strong financial background & experience with management of a Payroll Department.

Payroll Management:

Payroll is completed as per the HR payroll calendar and submitted for approval by the CEO and Group Admin Manager prior to the day of payroll release

Ensure accurate report reflecting the payroll figures

Ensure report is submitted on time

All returns paid on time

Payroll procedure is followed

Accurate system setup and workflows are in place

Information and data held on the system is accurate

Reporting to Finance is accurate and completed in the format required

Manage administration of Discovery medical aid

Month end variance reporting for all entities and BCs

Month end salary Templates for all entities and BCs

Assist auditors with yearend reports and queries for all entities and BCs as needed

Issuing of UIF Documentation

Capturing of travel claims and other reimbursements

Ensure that EMP501’s and EMP201’s is submitted to SARS by their deadline dates as dictated by SARS

UIF declarations are made each month

Leave Management:

Accurate and timeous processing of all leave applications

All absenteeism is recorded and captured

All leave applications are reviewed in line with company policy and procedure

Ensure that leave planners are created and populated for all entities with forecasted leave balances and that staff have applied for leave in accordance with policy guidelines signed off by the first week of March each year.

Ensure that leave planners are saved in Google Drive and communicated to Department Managers.

Collate leave requests and send to CEO for approval

External Reporting:

Reports are sent and delivered on time

Corresponding payments are advised to Finance and follow up is done that it was done

Union, Discovery Health and Old Mutual Reporting

Payroll Administrator Management:

Ensure that all workflows are recorded and managed that the payroll administrator produces

Provide increase schedule to the HR Manager/HR Generalist

Manage and track Fixed Term Contracts received by Portfolio Managers

Foreign national tracker



Degree / Diploma Human Resources

Tertiary qualification / Certificate Payroll

Minimum 5-7 yeas’ full payroll function experience (wages & salary payrolls)

Excellent knowledge of MS Excel, Word, Outlook & Sage 300

Experience working on ERS Biometric System adv

Experience with time and attendance software

Basic HR Knowledge


Highly organized and flexible

Strong numerical skills

Must be able to work under pressure

Task and deadline orientated

Attention to detail

High degree of accuracy

If you are up for a challenge, apply with your most recent resume, supporting documents.

Please note should you not receive a response from us within 7 working days; kindly consider your application unsuccessful. We wish you all the best.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: R45,000.00 – R50,000.00 per month

About the Company

Company: Edge Personnel (Pty) Ltd –

Company Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape

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