Company :OKAVANGO WILDERNESS SAFARIS
Reference #: OWSBOT027
Contract Type : Permanent
Location: Maun, North West, Botswana
Wilderness Safaris is a responsible luxury ecotourism company that exists to protect pristine wilderness areas and the flora and fauna that they support. We believe that in protecting these areas, and including the local communities in this process, we will make a difference to Africa and ultimately the world.
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. We wish to invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the below position.
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.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
•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 as and when required on authorized request.
•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
•Keep accurate stats for management use
•Prepare salary journal in prescribed format for posting to General Ledger on a monthly basis
•Reconcile People to General Ledger salary related accounts on a monthly basis
Qualifications and Requirements:
•A Diploma in Business Administration/ equivalent
•A minimum of at least 15-20 years’ 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 MS Excel, MSWord and Outlook.
•Task and goal orientated, methodical, organized with excellent time management skill
•Understanding deadlines are critical and need to be executed.
•Understanding of the confidential nature of payroll and sensitivity of the issues
•Outstanding communication skills.
•Attention to detail.
•Ability to work long hours and under immense pressure.
•Leadership by example
Job Closing Date 15/11/2017