Payroll Co-ordinator

Our client in the citrus industry, and based in Addo, is currently looking to employ a Payroll Co-ordinator.  
Overview of key activities:

Oversee the day-to-day wages payroll functions for 2 packhouses and 4 farms based in Addo and Kirkwood. 
Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities, workload and distribution of responsibilities between the Payroll team members.
Ensures detailed planning and monitoring of daily and weekly and monthly team tasks.
Responsible for data cross-checking of Payroll administrators’ data processing.
Attend Zone and Packhouse production meetings.
Delivery of payslips to each site and handling of wage payroll queries.
Compile and submit wages related reporting after each pay run.
Check payroll information and calculations for accuracy and ensure all relevant paperwork is in order.
Responsible for management of the Wage Payroll process to ensure timelines and quality standards are met.
Review Wage Payroll reports before submission to Compensation and Benefits Manager for approval.
Provide regular coaching and support to team members when required.
Regular monitoring of teams and individual results and pro-actively identifying problems.
Supports Compensation and Benefits Manager in team development to upskill team on changes made to systems or processes to ensure full competence.
Support team to understand policies, procedures and system use on an on-going basis.
Ensure payroll compliance with appropriate legislation.
Provide assistance to Internal and External Auditors.

The criteria and requirements are as follows:

Minimum of 3-5 years agricultural payroll experience including seasonal employees and piecework
Strong VIP Payroll experience
Have experience in any Time and Attendance system
Have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy in processing
Must be a good and confident communicator capable of dealing with staff at all levels
Ability to deal with continuous change
Valid driver’s license



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