Payroll Administrator

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Finance

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Requirements 

  • Sage 300 is a must
  • Qualification in HR/Payroll 
  • ESS is essential
  • intermediate Excel knowledge
  • Attention to detail 
  • Able to cope in a fast-paced environment 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Cost effective allocation and use of company resources 
  • End to end processing of monthly payrolls 
  • Various data capturing as required 
  • Compiling the payroll input file 
  • Verifying of payroll information before processing 
  • On-going maintenance of payroll system and leave planning 
  • Processing increases and calculation of backpays – Uploads on Sage 
  • Conducting month end consolidation 
  • Calculation and payment of termination payments 
  • Familiar with E-Filing and applying for tax directives 
  • Monthly submissions of SDL/PAYE and UIF reports 
  • Generate payslips via ESS 
  • Administration of pension and medical aid 
  • Liaise with service providers 
  • Handling staff queries regarding payroll and HR by following policies and procedures 
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects HR/Payroll operations by keeping information confidential 
  • Work closely within the HR team 
  • Proactively identify any problems that could arise from payroll related issues 

Assist team with adhoc projects as and when required 

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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