Payroll Administrator: Luxury Hospitality Portfolio (Franschhoek)

Job Category: Payroll
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Franschhoek
Employer Type: Hospitality Portfolio
Salary Type: Monthly
Province: Western Cape


We are looking for a seasoned Payroll Administrator to assume the primary day-to-day responsibility for planning and controlling payroll-related activities within this Luxury Hospitality Portfolio.

The role is to ensure a smooth and streamlined payroll, focussing on accuracy and integrity of the payroll department and the Sage 300 system. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the full payroll function for three hotel properties which includes processing and both internal and external reporting,
  • Manage all correspondence and the administration of employee benefits providers,
  • Assist with daily Human Resources related queries from staff,
  • Be responsible for managing Time and Attendance system from registration of new staff members to reporting,
  • Liaise with Finance and assist with statutory reporting,
  • Manage WebSS / Employee Self setup and controls,
  • Ensure all relevant employee concerns, queries, or issues you become of aware of,  are timeously shared with the relevant member of the Human Resources Department,
  • Be responsible for Leave management and control,
  • To ensure payroll system and data is always up to date.

Essential Position Requirements

  • Must have Sage 300 experience,
  • Must have experience with benefits administration (Preferably Momentum and Old Mutual),
  • Size of payroll 160-180 employees.

Position Specs and Experience

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role,
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in Sage 300 Payroll and ESS (Sage VIP certification advantageous),
  • Previous experience in employee benefits (medical aid, pension),
  • Computer literate (advanced MS Excel)
  • Thorough understanding of the payroll process and associated legislation,
  • Methodical and accurate work practice essential,
  • Working knowledge of Time and Attendance systems,
  • Strong organizational skills,
  • High attention to detail and degree of accuracy.

Remuneration Details

Competitive Salary plus Benefits (Add-on approach)

Start Date

Priority Position


Candidates, who are already residing in the Western Cape will have preference. We can only consider South African Citizens or applicants who hold a valid South African Permanent Residence! No Work Permit applications will be accepted! Applicants, who live in other provinces of South Africa still need to attend personal interviews and if requested to do any cook-offs, will do so completely at their own expense. We handle high volumes of applications daily and will only be able to reply, via e-mail, to candidates who have met our clients’ requirements.

Due to the high volume of CV’s received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications submitted must contain:

  • Updated CV with contactable references
  • Tertiary Educational documents
  • Written Reference Letters
  • A recent presentable profile photo’s
  • Chefs: 6-8 Food profile photos produced by yourself or in conjunction with the team

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