Job title: Payroll Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: ZAR 600,000.00
Salary to: ZAR 750,000.00
Location: Cape Town, CBD
Job published: 20/09/2021
Job ID: 52607

Job Description

My client, based in the CBD, is looking for an experienced Payroll Manager to join their team. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and develop within your area of expertise, then this company is the place to be. Manage a fair-sized team and handle a national and international payroll. This role requires the experience of someone who has around eight years in payroll and around five of those years in a management position. Join this well-known dynamic company and become an integral part of the organisation.


  • Manage the Supervisor and team to ensure all responsibilities are carried out accurately and on time
  • Oversee and check the directors' and non-executive directors’ payrolls
  • Sign off all month-to-month payroll comparison and exception reports
  • Agree final monthly payroll close-off dates based on input volumes and checking
  • Give the go-ahead for the payroll to run and/or open for the next pay run
  • Ensure monthly and weekly payrolls are processed timeously and accurately
  • Document and analyse all payroll processes with the intention of automating as much as possible
  • Deal with professional services companies in all African countries regarding pay rules and statutory submissions 



  • BComm Degree
  • Team management experience essential
  • A good understanding of the BCEA and an added advantage would be to understand Sectorial Determination 9
  • Computer literate (MS Office Suite), excellent excel skills and knowledge of the Oracle HR and payroll system or its equivalent essential
  • Eight years in payroll and around five of those years in a management position


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