Payroll Accountant needed at AVI Limited

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Job title : Payroll Accountant

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : August 08, 2024

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Job Description
An exciting opportunity exists for a PAYROLL ACCOUNTANT at Financial Shared Services Division in BryanstonJohannesburg.  The purpose of the role is with the administration and reconciliation of general and payroll finances within the HR Administration department

Line Manager: Manager: Payroll Finance & Reporting

Number of Direct Reports: 0

Job Specification:

Key Performance Areas:

 Vendor Management

  • Submit workflows for new vendors
  • Process Supplier invoices (Purchase Requisition, Purchase Order, Goods Receipt)
  • Prepare and process monthly cross-billing of invoices paid on behalf of BU
  • Manage and resolve queries

 Asset Management

  • Monitor and action workflows (Acquisitions, Transfers, Disposals, 3G)
  • Quarterly asset review and verification

 Payroll Cashbook

  • Prepare and submit monthly cashbook and bank reconciliation

 Payroll & Other Recoveries

  • Prepare and process monthly payroll intercompany recoveries
  • Prepare and process monthly L&D recoveries
  • Prepare and process monthly Recruitment recoveries
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of recovery accounts

 Payroll Reconciliations

  • Prepare monthly payroll reconciliations for NBL, Ciro, Botswana, Namibia and Zambia Including PAYE, UIF and SDL recon.
  • Liaise with Payroll to ensure all reconciling items are cleared

 Process Improvement

  • Assist in the automation of employee costing report.
  • Assist in the implementation of Payroll Intercompany for Non NBL postings
  • Compile comprehensive Standard Operating Procedures and Works Instructions for all tasks.
  • Continuously update all Standard Operating Procedures and Works Instructions with any changes.
  • Process Improvement for Pensioner Medical Aid Recall Recon and Maintaining the returned recalls

Information Delivery

  • Extract, validate and provide monthly Leave and Bonus provisions to Financial Shared Services and distribute to site Human Resources Management and Financial Directors
  • Manage queries on Leave and Bonus Provision from the Finance community.
  • Act as backup when required for HR Reporting Administrator position.

Minimum Requirements:


  • 2 – 3 year’s experience in Full Function Payroll and Accounting role


  • Completed Degree in Finance

Additional Requirements:

  • SAP
  • Excel (Pivots, Vlook, Formulas)
  • Knowledge of HR/Payroll Processes



  • Thinking Analytically
  • Attention to Detail
  • Articulating Information
  • Documenting Facts
  • Meeting Deadlines
  • Planning and Organising
  • Taking Initiative
  • Keeping Commitments 

How to Apply for this Offer

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