Head of Payroll - Johannesburg

Monday, 1 February 2016

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City: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Salary: €80,000


Contact name Howard Wilson Platt

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The Locker Group Ltd has been a leading supplier and manufacturer of woven wire mesh and wire cloth for more than 120 years. Originally established in Warrington, UK in 1878, the quality workmanship and spirit of innovation which defined Locker mesh products then, still hold true today.

Cutting edge technology is combined with unsurpassed knowledge of all things wire mesh to build close partnerships with customers. Locker staff regularly work as part of the project design team to develop new and innovative wire mesh products and solutions.

Both our resources and our vast applications experience have enabled us to develop wire mesh solutions for many customers worldwide - from blue chip multinational companies to small specialist firms with unique applications.

We now have an exciting career opportunity for an experienced Head of Payroll to join us at our Headquarters to support our payroll function in order to deliver payroll excellence to our employees.

Responsibilities will include :
Preparation of all Group and associated companies Payroll, as per set / tight deadlines.
Reconciliation of all payroll transactions and costing to the nominal postings.
Working closely with Locker Managers to approve and process commission payments .
Reporting, reconciliation and payment of pension contributions .
Work closely with HR function to ensure continuity of reporting and data transfer to Payroll .
Engagement with IT department to implement new payroll systems and processes .
Regulate BACS transmissions.
Any ad-hoc duties within the HR / Payroll Department.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
CIPP qualified , having worked in an Assistant Payroll Manager capacity or Payroll Manager looking for a fresh challenge ..
Exposure to working for a large business with multiple payrolls and 1000 plus payroll .
A sound knowledge of, and ability to apply, payroll procedures and legislation.
Knowledge of Pension Schemes is essential.
A high degree of numeracy, accuracy and the ability to use Excel and Word efficiently.
The ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
Discretion, tact, diplomacy and tolerance
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate to people at all levels
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