Payroll Administrator

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Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Jun 24, 2020
Category Accounting Finance Jobs
Job Type Full-time


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.

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

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.

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