Payroll Administrator

Human Resources · Cape Town, Western Cape
Department Human Resources
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Payroll Administrator - Job Description


Ozow is a young, exciting company that continues to reach new heights and the opportunities for growth are endless at this moment.  We have several new projects that we are eager to get off the ground and we need your experience and expertise to make it happen.


If you are looking for a fast-paced environment where your input is valued and makes a difference, then embark on a journey of a lifetime with the rest of the Ozow team.


 


Introducing Ozow
Ozow is a simple, real-time EFT payment solution, that allows the consumer access to make secure, instant payments directly into a merchant's bank account. This payment gateway facilitates transactions via eCommerce, mobile, eBilling, and in-store transactions.


 


What we looking for?


We are looking for a Payroll Administrator to join our HR department and administer our employee compensation.


The responsibilities include calculating employees’ compensation, updating our internal payroll databases and ensuring timely payments. To be successful in this role, you should have a flair for numbers and be able to handle sensitive information. If you’re also familiar with labor legislation, we’d like to meet you.


Ultimately, you will help run a smooth and accurate payroll process.


 


 


Responsibilities


  • Collect daily, weekly or monthly timesheets
  • Calculate bonuses and allowances
  • Prepare employees’ compensation by the end of each month using payroll software
  • Schedule bank payments 
  • Distribute payment statements and gather signed receipts 
  • Report on payroll expenses
  • Ensure wages and tax withholdings comply with regulations
  • Enter new employees’ data (e.g. bank accounts and tax identification numbers) into internal databases
  • Answer questions about compensation, benefits, taxes and insurance deductions
  • Process attendance records and other documents (e.g.  tax forms, employee benefits enrollment forms)
  • Check payroll information for accuracy and ensure all relevant paperwork is in order
  • Coordinate with HR about changes in payroll (e.g. terminations, new hires)
  • Oversee electronic payments and distribution of payroll checks
  • Update data with salary or wage adjustments
  • Process other financial compensations or deductions (e.g. annual bonuses, severance pay, taxes, worker’s compensation)
  • Handle benefit expenses, like insurance fees or paid leave
  • Produce reports to upper management upon request
  • Answer employee questions or complaints about salaries and payments
  • Work with authorities (e.g. IRS) on audits or requests
  • Provide new ways of improving the payroll departments functions through innovation and automation



Requirements


  • Proven work experience as a Payroll Administrator, Payroll Specialist or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with HRIS and accounting software
  • Strong math skills with an ability to spot numerical errors
  • Good knowledge of labor legislation
  • Time-management skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • BSc in Accounting, Human Resources or relevant field


The benefits
The Benefit of joining our 'Ozow Amazing' Team is that you get to experience vibrant growth first hand. Come and be part of this highly energetic, enthusiastic, positive team whose sole focus is on growth, growing personally as individuals, locally and globally as a trendsetter. We are big into a healthy and balanced lifestyle by encouraging healthy diets and activity. 


 


Come and join in the fun with us!

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  • Location
    Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Department
    Human Resources
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced