Payroll Administrator for a luxury ecotourism company based in Maun, Botswana – P20000 per month

Kendrick Recruitment are seeking a Payroll Administrator for a luxury ecotourism company based in Maun, Botswana.

Salary on offer is BWP20 000.

We are looking for dynamic and energy packed suitable individual who is a self- motivated team player, and is dedicated and committed to providing excellent service within a high pressure environment.


Purpose of the job:


To run the payroll in compliance with statutory and contractual obligations and to record and remit all third party payments timeously and accurately.



  • Maintain personal records for all staff on payroll
  • Capture all data relevant to the monthly payroll run, timeously and accurately – interrogating and clarifying anomalies.
  • Update payroll immediately when required, for all authorized requests.
  • Add/Discharge employees from payroll
  • Run and check payroll.
  • Prepare payment advices including, but not limited to, garnishing orders, Pension and Provident fund, Medical Aid, PAYE and vehicle insurance
  • Liaise between employees and Pension and Provident fund/Medical aid and make necessary changes on the people system
  • Reconcile people system reports to provident fund and medical aid statements
  • Prepare report from People printouts and other ad hoc reports requested by management
  • Keep accurate stats for management use
  • Prepare salary journal in prescribed format for posting to GL on a monthly basis
  • Reconcile People to GL salary related accounts on a monthly basis


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A Diploma in Office Management / equivalent
  • A minimum of at least 15-20years’ experience at management level with a proven understanding of payroll administration.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience on Sage People or similar package
  • Highly proficient in MSExcel, MSWord and Outlook.
  • Understanding deadlines are critical and need to be executed.



  • Task and goal orientated, methodical, organized with excellent time management skills
  • Understanding of the confidential nature of payroll and sensitivity of the issues
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Intergrity
  • Ability to work long hours and under immense pressure.
  • Leadership by example


If you meet the minimum requirements mentioned above then send us your CV today. Good Luck!