Job title: Payroll Consultant: Investments (Maternity Cover)
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Financial Services (Asset Man, Wealth & Other)
Expertise: Human Resources
Pay interval: Hourly
Location: Northern Suburbs, Cape Town
Job published: 03-02-2020
Job ID: 34370
Contact name: Brylea Purnell, Megan Smillie
Phone number: 021 555 4402, 021 5554402
Contact email:,

Job Description

A reputable Investment/Asset Management Group is seeking an organized and stress-tolerant Payroll Consultant, for a Maternity contract.


Qualification and Experience

  • Grade 12.
  • A relevant Human Resources qualification will be to your advantage.
  • Experience in a payroll processing and administration environment will be to your advantage.
  • HR Functionality payroll, personnel administration, leave and employer self-service (ESS) preferably on SAP.


Relevant Skills & Knowledge

  • HR Business processes.
  • HR system processes & interdependencies.
  • HR administrative procedures.
  • Microsoft Word and Excel.


Expected Duties & Responsibilities:

Complete identified payroll processes (as per list) for client portfolio timeously and effectively:

  • Personnel data is accurately captured and processed (including all “events” throughout the life-cycle of employees).
  • Personnel files are created and maintained.
  • Payroll data is captured and processed timeously and accurately for the Group.
  • Payroll data is collated timeously for the Group.
  • Employees’ salary payments are made timeously and accurately every month.
  • Ad hoc payments are processed accurately and timeously as requested.
  • Queries on payroll processes and issues are resolved effectively and timeously.
  • Liaison with external funds and schemes managed effectively – SLA’s.
  • Deduction listing for third party payments for the Group are generated, compilations completed and returns posted to third parties.
  • All Group employees enrolled in relevant benefit plans, funds and schemes and status of employee benefit enrolment, rates and loans accurately maintained.

Client queries

  • Investigate and respond to client queries referred by client services consultants.
  • Provide information as and when requested.

Continuous improvement

  • Continually look for and suggest improvements to existing procedures.
  • Participate in projects, contributing ideas and information from area of experience.
  • Support team members.


Personal Attributes

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Customer Service
  • Planning and organizing
  • Work standards
  • Result driven
  • Problem-solving
  • Stress tolerance
  • Teamwork
  • Continuous Learning
  • Numerical skills