Payroll Administrator in South Africa

Employment type: part-time
Contract type: indefinite
Place of work:
South Africa
Start date: May 2023
Experience: 2-5 years
Language(s): English - C1

Looking for an opportunity to showcase your business-oriented skills in payroll? In Accace, a leading consultancy and outsourcing company, we are currently looking for an experienced Payroll Administrator in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The ideal candidate for this position is organized, communicative, client-focused, and has excellent strategic thinking and decision-making skills. Previous experience in a small, medium and large companies for at least 5 years is a great advantage.

The perk of this job position is the opportunity to work on international projects in a great team from our Johannesburg office.

Interested? Keep reading!

Key responsibilities

  • Well established company
  • Recognised brand
  • Nest Pension
  • Support towards learning and growth (ie CIPP studies)
  • CIPP annual membership costs will be covered by company
  • 100% remote working (later this year  1-2 days a week in office – TBC)


  • Ability to work independently. Self starter
  • Desired payroll qualification level from 2 to 5 years
  • Knowledge of English at advanced level (C1)
  • Work experience in Excel at advanced level
  • Knowledge of the year-end report preparation, payroll management, payment checking
  • Experience with payroll processing, accounting, reports and administration
  • Knowledge of Sage / Payspace / VIP Payroll represent an advantage
  • Previous work experience with benefits administration, pension administration, HR administration and social insurance
  • Great communication (both written and verbal) skills and pro-client approach
  • Strategic thinking, negotiation, attention to detail, organizational and decision-making skills are expected

What we offer

  • Work on interesting projects for international company
  • New challenges and opportunities for career growth
  • Various trainings for improvement of professional and soft skills
  • Flexible working hours

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Why you will love this job

At Accace, we believe in creating more than just a workplace; we build a community. Our open company culture fosters an environment where everyone feels like a team member, connected by common values that we live by each day. With embracing open book management, we empower our team to work transparently, guided by principles of excellence, trust, cooperation, commitment, passion, and flexibility. Joining us means being part of a dynamic ecosystem where your growth is nurtured, your creativity is valued, and where your unique perspectives help shape a collective success. If you’re looking to thrive in a setting that encourages collaboration and personal fulfillment, you are at the right place.

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Who you will be working for

We are a joint venture between Accace and Adept Advisory, established to pursue a long-term strategy of providing innovative Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and advisory services to clients in South Africa and the United Kingdom. We joined forces to augment each other’s valuable insight, knowhow and practices, whilst combining our experience in complementary fields of expertise.
Visit the website of Accace South Africa for more information