Human Sciences Research Council

Gauteng, South Africa

12 MonthsContract

Jul 5

In delivering social science that makes a difference in South Africa and the region, the Research Programmes of the Human Sciences Research Council initiate and undertake policy-oriented research projects and programmes from its offices in Cape Town, Durban, Pietermaritzburg, and Pretoria. Its public-purpose mandate is set out in the Human Sciences Research Council Act of 2008.The Human and Social Capabilities research programme within the HSRC employs a multi-disciplinary group of social scientists and public health specialists who conduct numerous empirical and policy-related studies each year, three-quarters of which are donor-funded. The Human and Social Capabilities division conducts transdisciplinary, intersectional, policy and programme-relevant research to improve health, well-being and promote a socially just and cohesive society.The HSC division seeks to appoint a dynamic and innovative individual to strengthen its administration team. The payroll administrator will work in conjunction with the payroll team and the divisional administration to provide professional services to the HSCs numerous projects and for the HSRC project staff. The payroll work processes and policies have been streamlined and simplified to deliver user oriented, value-adding services to aid payroll matters and ad-hoc salary capture and queries. As a member of this team, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with social science researchers of the highest calibre. The Candidate will be based in the Pretoria office on a one year (12 months) contract.PROJECT PAYROLL ADMINISTRATORX1 POSITIONOFFICE BASE: PretoriaRef No. HSC/PPA/0721 Input data Payments advices / Bank changes / Tax calculations / Benefit structure (if applicable);Review payroll rules and ensure payroll structure is correct; Report any payroll structure or rule anomalies;Manage monthly 3rd party payments and balance to payroll totals;Perform monthly reconciliations including tax reconciliations, IRP5s and Bank recons;Review General Ledger Accounts and manage payroll accounts to payroll data versus GL and manage an attend to all incorrect postings;Schedule bank payments;Distribute payment statements and gather signed receipts (digital or paper);Report on payroll expenses;Ensure wages and tax withholdings comply with regulations;Verify timesheet details to enable payroll processing;Prepare payment schedules. General ad-hoc administration as required and instructed by the divisional programme managerTermination:Manage the payroll termination process;Attend to all UIF related matters;Issue certificate of service and UI19s.Leave AdministrationAction and manage Employee Self Service / Leave processing to ensure accurate leave data;Verify leave as per attendance registers;Attend to all leave queries.

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